According to a ranking by the travel agency Hopper and quoted by Bloomberg, Brussels airport has the most delayed flights in Europe, but Lisbon is close behind.
The top of the ranking is occupied by Brussels airport, with 72% of flights delayed and 2.5% cancelled. Frankfurt airport appears behind, with 68% of flights cancelled and 7.8% delayed, and Eindhoven airport is in third, with 67% of flights delayed and 2% cancelled.
This is followed by Luton Airport (LTN) – London, UK – 66% of flights delayed and 2.7% cancelled. Then Liszt Ferenc International Airport (BUD) – Budapest, Hungary – 65% of flights delayed and 2.1% cancelled.
In sixth position is Lisbon Airport (LIS) – Portugal – 65% of flights delayed and 4.8% cancelled, followed by Charles De Gaulle Airport (CDG) – Paris, France – 62% of flights delayed and 3.1% cancelled and Schiphol Airport (AMS) – Amsterdam, Netherlands – 61% of flights delayed and 5.2% cancelled.
Hooper's data is collected through the Official Aviation Guide, a leading provider of digital flight information and analytics for airports, airlines and travel technology companies. The numbers are based on an average over the first nine days of July.
At the other end of the scale the airports with the fewest delays and cancellations are: Bergamo Airport, Italy (3% of flights delayed and 1% cancelled); Gran Canaria Airport, Spain (8% delayed and 0.3% cancelled); Otopeni International Airport, Romania (10% delayed and 1.7% cancelled); Dublin International Airport, Ireland (15% delayed and 1.6% cancelled) and Fontanarossa Airport, Italy (16% delayed and 1.1% cancelled).