Monarch Airlines - 2.79% of flights to Rome delayed or cancelled in first four months of summer season
British Airways – 1.32% of flights delayed
Jet 2 with only one delayed flight offers the best chance of reaching the city without delay
Alitalia Italy’s national carrier a safe bet with only 0.44% flights delayed or cancelled
A trip to the city of Rome is a must do trip for us Brits. And with approx. 30 daily round trip flights to the Italian capital it would seem we are spoilt for choice. But, and it’s a big but who should you fly with? According to EUclaim the leading expert in the area of passenger rights, the route to Rome can be a long one as it is fraught with delays and cancelled flights.
The data team at EUclaim investigated the punctuality of all airlines operating to both Rome airports during the first four months of the summer season. Monarch Airlines had the worst record with 2.79% of flights either delayed or cancelled; British Airways also sits at the bottom of the list with an unimpressive 1.32% of delayed flights. Jet 2 offered the best chance of reaching the city with only one delayed flight of more than three hours during the four month period. Alitalia Italy’s national carrier is a safe bet as well with only 0.44% flights delayed or cancelled,
Here’s how some of the other airlines fared with cancellations or delays of over three hours during the first four months of summer season 2014.