Cancelled departures from the UK have dropped to the lowest level since March 28 2022, when the disruption started.
On Monday, 18 April, there were only 17 flight cancellations from the UK – an 87% drop compared to 31 March when there were 129 UK cancellations, according to statistics from aviation analytics company Cirium.
At the height of the disruption, 5.7% of scheduled departures from the UK were cancelled. Yesterday that figure stood at 0.7%.
Cancellations are now in line with 2019 levels.
Delays over 60 minutes have also dropped, with fewer delays recorded on Monday than the same date in 2019. There were 99 delays on 18 April 2019 compared to 51 delays on 18 April 2022.
From 28 March to 19 April 2022 there were 1,468 cancellations, compared with 293 cancellations in the same period in 2019.