Summer favourites and how to travel to them

The summertime is upon us and that means that we can look forward to the excitement that comes with holidays: beaches, sea and sun! If you are among the many holiday makers going to Mallorca, Tenerife or Faro you may be interested in the performances of flights between the UK and your destination. Luckily, EUclaim has the data for you to help you determine what airport to travel from/to.

Palma de Mallorca

We listed the five airports that suffered the most delayed flights between the UK and Mallorca last summer*:

Airport Delays over three hours
London Gatwick 38
Manchester 24
London Stansted 11
Belfast 11
Southampton 9

*1 April – 31 October 2016

Especially London Gatwick and Manchester Airport struggled with long delays between the UK and Mallorca last summer. The two large UK Airports are known for their amount of holiday flights in the summer. EasyJet operates most holiday flights between London Gatwick and Mallorca and holds a large part of the delays last summer. In total 156 flights were delayed for more than three hours last summer between the UK and Mallorca.

Tenerife

Tenerife, a very popular destination for British holiday makers, was also a destination that suffered high delays, however not as many as Mallorca. A total of 63 flights were delayed exceeding three hours between the UK and Tenerife last summer*.

Airport Delays over three hours
London Gatwick 23
East Midlands 7
Birmingham 9
Edinburgh 4
Glasgow 4

*1 April – 31 October 2016

Also between Tenerife and the UK, London Gatwick proved to deal with most long delays.

Faro

In the south of Portugal, Faro Airport is a commonly used place for British holiday makers to fly to. Last summer* a total of 63 flights were delayed for more than three hours between the UK and Faro. Again, London Gatwick topped the list with a high number of easyJet delays.

Airport Delays over three hours
London Gatwick 18
Southend 8
Birmingham 7
Liverpool 6
London Luton 6

*1 April – 31 October 2016

Your rights

If your flight was delayed for more than three hours last summer and you haven’t been able to claim your entitled compensation yet: EUclaim can help! Submit your flight details in our flight calculator at our website and we’ll give you an instant advice regarding your rights!

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