Brussels worst airport for delays, Frankfurt for cancellations

As a result of the fast resumption of air traffic after the corona crisis, European airports have seen a wave of flight cancellations and delays.

Newly released data from Hopper Inc. online travel agency show that Brussels airport and Frankfurt International Airport have the highest number of delayed flights for July, while the latter also has the highest number of cancelled flights.

The top ten airports with the highest number of delayed flights for July are the following:

  • Brussels Airport (BRU), Brussels, Belgium – 72 per cent delayed, 2.5 per cent cancelled
  • Frankfurt International Airport (FRA), Frankfurt, Germany – 68 per cent delayed, 7.8 per cent cancelled
  • Eindhoven Airport (EIN), Eindhoven, Netherlands – 67 per cent delayed, 1.8 per cent canceled
  • Luton Airport (LTN), London, United Kingdom – 66 per cent delayed, 2.7 per cent cancelled
  • Liszt Ferenc International Airport (BUD), Budapest, Hungary – 65 per cent delayed, 2.1 per cent cancelled
  • Lisbon Airport (LIS), Lisbon, Portugal – 65 per cent delayed, 4.8 per cent cancelled
  • Charles De Gaulle Airport (CDG), Paris, France – 62 per cent delayed, 3.1 per cent cancelled
  • Schiphol Airport (AMS), Amsterdam, Netherlands – 61 per cent delayed, 5.2 per cent cancelled
  • Côte d’Azur Airport (NCE), Nice, France – 60 per cent delayed, 3.4 per cent cancelled
  • Gatwick Airport (LGW), London, United Kingdom – 59 per cent delayed, 1.4 per cent cancelled

The press release also includes a list of the ten top airports in Europe with the lowest number of cancelled and delayed, four of which are located in Spain, as follows:

  • Bergamo/Orio al Serio Airport (BGY), Bergamo, Italy – 3 per cent delayed, 1 per cent cancelled
  • Gran Canaria Airport (LPA), Gran Canaria, Spain – 8 per cent delayed, 0.3 per cent cancelled
  • Otopeni International Airport (OTP), Bucharest, Romania – 10 per cent delayed, 1.7 per cent cancelled
  • Dublin International Airport (DUB), Dublin, Ireland – 15 per cent delayed, 1.6 per cent cancelled
  • Fontanarossa Airport (CTA), Catania, Italy – 16 per cent delayed, 1.1 per cent cancelled
  • Adolfo Suarez-Barajas Airport (MAD), Madrid, Spain – 19 per cent delayed, 0.4 per cent canceled
  • Alicante Airport (ALC), Province of Alicante, Spain – 20 per cent delayed, 3.4 per cent cancelled
  • Marseille Provence Airport (MRS), Marseille, France – 20 per cent delayed, 2.0 per cent cancelled
  • Orly Field (ORY), Paris, France, 21 per cent delayed, 1.2 per cent cancelled
  • Malaga Airport (AGP), Malaga, Spain, 24 per cent delayed, 3.3 per cent cancelled

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