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18 Airlines That Are Constantly Delayed

Airlines That Are Constantly Delayed

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18. Air Canada
> Flights delayed: 33.4%
> # of July flights: 54,439
> Average length of delay: 52.5 minutes
> Nation headquartered: Canada

Air Canada is the flag carrier and the largest airline in Canada. In July 2017, an Air Canada flight almost caused the largest disaster in airline history when it attempted to land on the taxiway rather than the runway at San Francisco International Airport.

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17. Korean Air
> Flights delayed: 34.9%
> # of July flights: 13,130
> Average length of delay: 36.6 minutes
> Nation headquartered: South Korea

Korean Air is the flag carrier and largest airline of South Korea. Its international division serves 129 cities in 44 countries. In 2014, Korean Air suffered a unique “nut rage” delay when the chairman’s daughter ordered a flight to return to the gate after an attendant served her nuts in a bag rather than on a plate.

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16. easyJet
> Flights delayed: 35.1%
> # of July flights: 50,558
> Average length of delay: 51.8 minutes
> Nation headquartered: United Kingdom

Low-cost carrier easyJet has expanded dramatically since it was founded with two aircraft and two routes in 1995. It now has over 820 routes in more than 30 countries

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15. Air Asia
> Flights delayed: 35.4%
> # of July flights: 15,582
> Average length of delay: 45.3 minutes
> Nation headquartered: Malaysia

Air Asia is the largest airline in Malaysia by fleet size and destinations. It has pioneered low-cost air travel in Asia and claims to have the lowest costs per seat per kilometer traveled of any airline in the world.

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14. JetBlue Airways
> Flights delayed: 35.9%
> # of July flights: 32,720
> Average length of delay: 78.5 minutes
> Nation headquartered: United States

Low-cost carrier JetBlue serves more than 100 destinations in the United States, Latin America, and the Caribbean.

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13. LOT-Polish Airlines
> Flights delayed: 36.4%
> # of July flights: 9,577
> Average length of delay: 44.1 minutes
> Nation headquartered: Poland

LOT is the flag carrier of Poland and one of the oldest airlines in operation. LOT, which is in the process of expanding and replacing its fleet, was the first European airline to take delivery of the Boeing 787 Dreamliner.

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