Eurocontrol announces more than 20 daily flights to Europe despite war in Ukraine

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The European Organization for the Safety of Air Navigation, Eurocontrol, revealed in its latest report that the number of weekly flights has increased, despite the ongoing war in Ukraine.

Data released by Eurocontrol show that Europe has more than 20.000 flights a day. This means that the number of flights in the tenth week of 2022 reached 73,6% of the total activity recorded in 2019.

"Despite the terrible crisis in Ukraine, air traffic has increased to over 20.000 flights / day, accounting for 73,6% in 2019," Eurocontrol CEO Eamonn Brennan said on his official Twitter account.

In addition to the above, Eurocontrol revealed in its comprehensive assessment that no air traffic was recorded in Ukraine and Moldova. In terms of overall activity across the EU, it has been noted that low-cost air carriers continue to operate at increased capacity.

Following the relaxation of COVID-19 restrictions, the number of flights worldwide, especially those operating from / to the EU, has increased significantly. Of all EU operators, Ryanair has grown the most, surpassing the pre-pandemic period. Thus, RYANAIR increased by 10% compared to the same period in 2019. RYANAIR is followed by companies such as easyJet, Lufthansa and KLM, but also by Turkish companies.

In the tenth week of this year, Germany recorded an average of 3.425 flights. The country is followed by Spain with an average of 3.280 flights, France with an average of 3.221 flights, Italy with 2.341 flights and the Netherlands with an average of 1.257 flights. Norway, Switzerland and Portugal complete the list of the top ten countries with the highest number of flights in week ten.

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