How much to Wait for Which Airline?

As you might be travelling back to home from your holidays, standing in a long queue at an airport, you might be wondering that what possibly could be the shortest check-in time for different airlines. So, let me help you select appropriate airline for your next journey with average check-in and bag drop time. Hope this helps in planning your next journey 😉

Do you know that the slowest check-in time is for Ryanair at Stansted airport with waiting time of around 27 minutes and Fastest is 8 minutes with Virgin at Heathrow of around 8 minutes only. This research is done in June, 2013 by asking members of Which? about their airpot experience in last 12 months.

Average Wait Time(Mins)
% waiting 0-14 mins
% waiting 30-59 mins
Air Lingus
Check-in
12
75
6
Bag Drop
9
88
3
British Airways
Check-in
12
75
4
Bag Drop
10
85
2
EasyJet
Check-in
17
54
12
Bag Drop
16
60
10
Flybe
Check-in
10
85
2
Bag Drop
10
64
1
Jet2
Check-in
14
67
10
Bag Drop
12
72
4
Monarch
Check-in
17
53
11
Bag Drop
14
67
9
Ryanair
Check-in
20
45
21
Bag Drop
16
56
12
Thomson
Check-in
18
51
12
Bag Drop
15
59
9
Thomas Cook
Check-in
19
44
13
Bag Drop
12
73
5
Virgin Atlantic
Check-in
11
80
4
Bag Drop
11
81
3

Table Source: which.co.uk

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This entry was published on September 3, 2013 at 12:40 pm. It’s filed under Opportunities, Tips and Tricks, Travel and tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. Follow any comments here with the RSS feed for this post.

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