Stansted Airport: record holder for the fewest canceled flights
Stansted has been recognized as one of the best airports in the UK with the lowest number of canceled summer flights between June and August 2023. The airport was ranked in the top 10 best airports with the lowest number of canceled summer flights and secured 7th place on the list.
The assessment was provided by Loveit Coverit travel insurance experts. They analyzed data provided by the UK Civil Aviation Authority to determine which airports had the highest and lowest cancellation rates, as reported by Essex Live.
It is worth noting that the experts considered large airports with more than 1000 scheduled flights. Overall, Stansted Airport experienced a cancellation rate of only 0.78% for summer flights. Consequently, out of 50,345 flights, only 395 were canceled.
Essex Live reports that during the summer of 2023, a total of 573,436 scheduled flights were operated from major UK airports, with 12,071 cancellations. Thus, the overall cancellation rate stood at 2.11%.