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British Airways ranked as Jersey's most delayed airline

British Airways ranked as Jersey's most delayed airline

Sunday 16 April 2023

British Airways ranked as Jersey's most delayed airline

Sunday 16 April 2023


British Airways, EasyJet and Jet2 among the most delayed airlines currently operating in Jersey — with Channel Islands-based airlines, Blue Islands and Aurigny, performing well.

New analysis released by the Civil Aviation Authority, the UK airline watchdog, has ranked the worst airlines for delays.

Taking into account all scheduled and chartered departures from UK airports by airlines with more than 2,500, Hungarian Airline Wizz Air was found to be the biggest culprit in 2022.

The airline had an average delay of 46 minutes and 6 seconds. 

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Pictured: New analysis done by the PA news Agency of data released by the Civil Aviation Authority, the UK airline watchdog, has ranked the worst airlines for delays.

Next on the list, and the worst still functioning airline to fly from Jersey, was British Airways with average delay of 23 minutes.

British Airways was the ninth most delayed airline overall. 

Jet2 Airlines had an average delay of 21 minutes and 42 seconds, 13th overall, with EasyJet cruising into 17th place with an average of 20 minutes and 24 seconds. 

Both Channel Islands-based airlines did relatively well, with Blue Islands and Aurigny taking the 26th and 27th spots respectively.

Their average delays were 16 minutes and 42 seconds, and 16 minutes and 30 seconds respectively. 

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Pictured: Blue Islands was the UK's 26th most delayed airline — or the 6th most punctual. 

Rob Veron, CEO Blue Islands, said: “Placing sixth out of 31 short-haul airlines is a testament to the hard work and dedication of our teams and our supplier partners; especially in a year where our industry continued to work through many post-pandemic challenges." 

He added: “Providing our customers with a safe and reliable on-time service is a complex task. We’re proud that the local airlines in Guernsey and Jersey are punching above their weight compared to the CAA’s UK peer group.”

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