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Lisbon Airport (LIS)

Lisbon, Portugal

Lisbon Airport is the 58th best airport in our worldwide airport ranking. An average of 17 million air passengers travel through the airport annually, making it the busiest airport in Portugal and the 29th busiest in Europe.

LIS Flight Delays and Flight Cancellations


On-Time Performance

More than 220 flights depart from Lisbon Airport daily. The average flight delay percentage for the airport was 27% in 2016. Porto Airport and Madrid Airport are the two destinations that receive the largest traffic from Lisbon Airport. Lisbon Airport ranks 7.35 for punctuality. Last year, only 0.40% of all departing flights from this airport were canceled or heavily delayed (more than three hours).

On-time performance for nearby airports

For delays longer than 3 hours, overbooking and cancellations, airline passengers are entitled to compensation under EU regulation. If you encounter these flight disruptions you could be eligible for up to €600. Learn more.

On-time performance for nearby airports
Nearby AirportOn-Time Performance
Madrid Adolfo Suarez-Barajas Airport 8.7
Porto Airport 7.5
Faro 7.3
Flight Delay Compensation

Had a Delayed or Cancelled Flight from LIS Airport?

Every year, 27% of flights departing from Lisbon airport are delayed or canceled. AirHelp assists air passengers who have experienced a flight delay or cancellation to get compensation from their airline. Simply enter your flight details for any flight that has been delayed or canceled in the last 3 years to check your eligibility. You could be owed up to 600 euro in compensation.

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Flights from LIS

Lisbon airport is the largest airport in Portugal and the 29th in europe with more than 220 flight departing every day. TAP, Ryanair and Easyjet are the most popular airlines in Lisbon airport.

Flights from LIS
1. Vueling
2. TAP Portugal
3. Easyjet
5. Ryanair

Most Popular Flight Routes

Delayed or Cancelled Flight Routes from LIS

As only 27% of flights out of Lisbon airport are delayed or canceled, you’re likely to arrive at your destination on time. However, there are some routes that are affected by flight delays and cancellations more often than others. Here is our list of the routes that are most frequently affected:

Delayed or Cancelled Flight Routes from LIS
RouteFlights disrupted
1.LIS to VGO (Vigo, Vigo, Spain)77%
2.LIS to YYZ (Toronto Lester B Pearson Intl, Toronto, Canada)75%
3.LIS to LCG (A Coruna, A Coruna, Spain)64%

Had a flight delay from LIS in the last 3 years? You could be eligible to claim compensation.

Did you know that any delayed, cancelled or overbooked flight you’ve taken in the last 3 years could be eligible for compensation from the airline? Wherever you’re flying from -- EU, US or international, you have unique passenger rights for the region. For flights from Lisbon airport, you could be eligible for up to 600 euro in compensation for delays or cancellations. Learn more about your air passenger rights when your flight has been delayed and what steps to take next.

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LIS Service & Quality Ratings


Quality of Service

This score is based on a series of public customer review sources, as well as our own internal data.

How Passengers feel about LIS Airport


Passenger sentiment

We analyzed passenger’s opinions on Twitter about their experience traveling to and from Lisbon airport, and the overall satisfaction level was 6.53 on a scale of 10.

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About LIS Airport

Lisbon Airport is the biggest airport in Portugal with domestic and international flights. In 2016 over 167 thousand flight departed or arrived to Lisbon.

LIS Airport Location

Lisbon Airport is located near the city centre.

Getting around LIS

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Baggage Claim Issues

Baggage Claim Issues at LIS

If you’ve lost your baggage or your luggage was delayed or damaged, you could be entitled to compensation from your airline. Learn more about your rights to compensation and what steps you should take when you experience a luggage-related issue.
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Get compensation when your air travel doesn't go as planned.

If you’ve been on a delayed, cancelled, or disrupted flight in the last three years, the airlines might owe you money for your troubles. Check with AirHelp to see if your flight qualifies for compensation.

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