Report: Air Europa is most punctual charter

According to figures released by the Air Transport Users Council, Spain’s Air Europa is the most punctual charter service.  My Travel Airways is the most punctual UK airline. Spanair was the least punctual in the charter league table and bmi’s charter operations were the UK’s least punctual.

Here is the Air Transport Users Council’s charter airline delay league table for summer (April-October) 2006:

Airline Nationality Number of flights % more than one hour late

2002 2003 2004 2005 2006

Air Europa Spain —281—8.7 2.4 8 8.4 2.5

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Volar Airlines Spain —540 - - 12.2 5.5 4.1

MyTravel Airways UK —UK —9759—11 12.6 12.7 8.5 5.4

Iberworld Spain —197— 11.9 4.5 2.3 7.7 7.6

First Choice Airways —UK— 15538— 6.7 4.6 6.9 5.7 8.8

Thomsonfly Ltd —UK —19111 9.1 4.9 4.6 6.4 8.8

Thomas Cook Airlines— UK —15248 —4.7 4.8 7.1 11.9 8.9

BA Connect Ltd —UK— 446 —22 7.5 14 10.1

Jet2.com(charter ops)— UK —153 - - - - 10.5

Onur Air Turkey —1291 - - 17 21.8 11.2

BH Air Bulgaria —612 - - - 13.4 12.1

Air Malta Malta —673 - - 12.6 11.1 12.2

Futura Airlines Spain —1471— 13.8 7.2 9.3 15.1 13.1

XL Airways UK Ltd UK —10900— 6.2 4.9 10.4 14.2 13.9

Monarch Airlines UK— 7088 —9.3 8.9 11.1 12.8 16.7

Astraeus Ltd UK— 2257— 19.8 10 9.8 16.1 17.0

Eurocypria Airlines Cyprus —928 —13.3 - 14.3 17.5 18.2

Silverjet (was Flyjet) —UK— 978 - - - - 19.9

Airclass Airways —Spain —346 - - - - 21.1

Bmi (charter operations) —UK—651—11.8 13.5 24.8 14.3 22.3

European Air Charter UK—154 —22.1 13.4 6 29.8 22.7

Spanair—Spain—158— 19.8 16.1 16.8 20.9 25.3

TOTAL CHARTERED —97520 —10 7.8 9.3 10.9 10.6
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