UK CAA said flight punctuality fell in the first quarter. Overall ontime performance of scheduled flights at the 10 UK airports monitored dropped by 4 points year-over-year to 68%. London Luton, Gatwick, Stansted and Birmingham all improved, whereas the situation at Heathrow deteriorated by 9 points to only 56% and London City dropped 12 points to 58%. Average delay across all flights monitored rose to 18 min. from 16 min. in the first quarter of 2007.

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