Lisbon on the list of worst delayed airports in the world

Written By Lara Silva

Humberto Delgado Airport in Lisbon is one of the worst delayed airports in the world, taking 4th place in a CNN Travel ranking. 43% of flights at Humberto Delgado Lisbon Airport were delayed during the summer. 

CNN based its rankings on data by FlightAware between May 27 and September 5, “the largest data platform on flights worldwide.”

Here are the airports with the most delays in this time frame in the world:

1. Toronto Pearson International Airport: 51.9%
2. Montreal-Trudeau International Airport: 47.8%
3. Frankfurt International Airport: 44.5%
4. Humberto Delgado Airport (Lisbon): 43%
5. London Gatwick Airport: 42%
6. Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport: 41.6%
7. Munich International Airport: 40.1%
8. Manchester Airport: 39%
9. Athens International Airport: 38.5%
10. Vancouver International Airport: 37.8%

However, Portugal did not make the list for having an airport with the most canceled flights in the world. The following airports made the list:

1. Shanghai Pudong International Airport (China): 29.8%
2. Xi’an Xianyang International Airport (China): 15.6%
3. Beijing Capital International Airport (China): 14.7%
4. Nanjing Lukou International Airport (China): 14.4%
5. Chengdu Tianfu International Airport (China): 9.5%
6. Shenzhen Bao’an International Airport (China): 9.1%
7. Soekarno-Hatta International Airport (Indonesia): 8.3%
8. Wuhan Tianhe International Airport (China): 8.2%
9. Newark Liberty International Airport (US): 6.7%
10. LaGuardia Airport (US): 6.7%

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