All-causes delay to air transport in Europe for July 2019

In July 2019 the average delay per flight on departure was 17.3 minutes per flight. This was a decrease of 3.7 minutes per flight when compared to July 2018, where the average delay per flight was 21.0 minutes.

Regarding arrivals the average delay per flight on arrival was 16.0 minutes per flight, a decrease of 2.8 minutes per flight. Arrival punctuality also improved with 70.2% of flights arriving within the 15 minute threshold, or earlier than the scheduled arrival time (STA).

In July 2019, traffic increased by 0.9% compared to July 2018. En-route delays, ATC capacity delays occurred in Vienna, Zagreb and Barcelona ACCs. ATC staffing delays were recorded in Marseille, Karlsruhe and Budapest ACCs, with weather mostly convective activity also affecting Marseille and Vienna ACCs. Athens airport suffered from ATC capacity, Lisbon saw capacity delays as a result of military activity in the vicinity of the airport and aerodrome capacity delays occurred in Amsterdam Schiphol.

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All-causes delay to air transport in Europe - July 2019