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The images below are taken from the CAA’s quarterly Aviation Trends report. They show annual records of UK flight movements, passengers, punctuality and more, over the past 10 years. Further information and detail are held in the report.

For the full quarterly Aviation Trends report see: Aviation trends 2024 Q1

For access to the underlying data in the report see:

10 year trends

Annual Passengers, Air Transport Movements (ATM) and Cargo Tonnage

ATM's (millions)

(NB: 2024 values are year-to-date and will update throughout the year)

Visual representation of the data laid out in the document linked at the top of this page

Terminal passengers (millions)

Visual representation of the data laid out in the document linked at the top of this page

Cargo tonnage (millions)

Visual representation of the data laid out in the document linked at the top of this page

Average load factor (%)

Visual representation of the data laid out in the document linked at the top of this page

Average seats per flight

Visual representation of the data laid out in the document linked at the top of this page

Flight punctuality trends

Percentage on time performance (percentage of flights operated within 15mins of scheduled time)

(NB: 2024 values are year-to-date and will update throughout the year)

Visual representation of the data laid out in the document linked at the top of this page

Average delay minutes per flight

Visual representation of the data laid out in the document linked at the top of this page

Percentage of flights cancelled (within 24 hours before departure)

(NB: Comprehensive cancellation data is reported from 2018.)

Visual representation of the data laid out in the document linked at the top of this page