From canceled flights to lost luggage, the summer of 2022 is proving to be a nightmare for air travelers across the globe. Unfortunately, this global travel meltdown has spelled disaster for one airport that, up until now, was renowned for its customer service.
According to Simple Flying, the flight tracking website FlightAware has named Toronto Pearson International Airport the world’s worst for flight delays.
Using flight data from May 26 through July 19, the study found that Toronto Pearson Aiport saw 52.5 percent of its flights delayed making it the only airport in the world to have more than half of its flights impacted. It also ranks number 4 for flight cancellations, with 6.5 percent of its flights canceled during that period.
The top ten airports for delays this summer, according to FlightAware, are:
1. Toronto Pearson International Airport (Canada) – 52.5%
2. Frankfurt Airport (Germany) – 45.4%
3. Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport (France) – 43.2%
4. Amsterdam Airport Schipol (Netherlands) – 41.5%
5. London Gatwick Airport (UK) – 41.1%
6. Heathrow Airport (UK) – 40.5%
7. Munich Airport (Germany) – 40.4%
8. Athens International Airport (Greece) – 37.9%
9. Sydney Kingsford Smith Airport (Australia) – 34.2%
10. Orlando International Airport (USA) – 33.4%