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The CAA collects statistics from all United Kingdom airlines. Monthly aggregate information is supplied on each route served together with quarterly returns of fleet and personnel data and, for the major carriers, annual standardised profit and loss accounts and balance sheets.

From the individual route level data it is possible to build up pictures of the activity of each airline. In addition the traffic and capacity on each route can be assessed. Airline statistics are available as monthly or annual publications or you may commission reports, within certain confidentiality constraints, to suit your particular needs. Historic files include annual and monthly data.

To facilitate improved download times and greater flexibility of use of our data, each table, from June 2001 for airport and punctuality data, and May 2001 for airline data, is available in two formats.

  • PDF files. To view all of the documents on this web site you must have Adobe Acrobat Reader. This is available free of charge from the Adobe web site.
  • Comma Separated Value (CSV), suitable for filtering and sorting, in a spreadsheet application.

Please note: Some PDF files contain notes concerning the data within them, the notes are not shown in the respective CSV files; hence the CSV file should always be used in conjunction with the corresponding PDF file.

How to contact us

If you have feedback on our published reports please contact Aviation.Intelligence@caa.co.uk. You will receive an automated reply confirming that we have received your comments.

We review every comment that we receive and, if significant issues are found with our published reporting, reports will be amended and re-published. Unfortunately, we are unable to respond to individual queries.

As at 10 June 2021, the April 2021 Airline tables are complete.
Note: the following airlines reported NIL returns BAE Systems, Norwegian UK and Virgin Atlantic International.

Statistics files


  1. Isles Of Scilly Skybus do not meet reporting requirements and will no longer be included in these tables.
  2. The Table 5 series (monthly) and tables 1.8.1-1.8.4 (annual) no longer record information relating to the sub charter operations performed on behalf of UK Airlines. For information on sub charter totals please see tables 7.1 (monthly) and 10.1 (annual).
  3. Tables 1.1, 1.2, 2.1 and 2.2 have been discontinued will no longer be published.
  4. Please note: With effect from April 2016 data ‘All Services’ tables 3 (monthly) and 1.6 (annual) exclude empty scheduled operations, these account for a small percentage of flights. These operations are included in all of the Scheduled only tables.