Eurocontrol

Empty skies: how COVID-19 changed European air traffic

Repatriation flights and cargo operations dominated European skies in spring 2020. But was there an actual increase of these operations, or did they just become more visible while regularly scheduled passenger flights were out of the picture? Eurocontrol forecasting manager Claire Leleu answered the question speaking at AIR Convention Digital Week on June 15, 2020. ...


Is Europe doomed with overcrowded skies?

As Europe's air traffic grows, it seems like the continent is destined for never-ending traffic delays. But is there hope to fix the issues?...


Irish airspace reopens after “complete radar failure”

The airspace of the Republic of Ireland has reopened after flights to and from the country’s two primary airports – Cork and Shannon – were suspended on the evening of October 2, 2018, due to a significant radar issue....


IATA calls for urgent action to tackle European ATC delays

IATA called on the governments and air navigation service providers of Europe to address airspace bottlenecks, as new data shows delays have more than doubled....


Eurocontrol: Flight delays to grow 53% in Europe in 2018

According to the European air traffic control (Eurocontrol), delays in air traffic should explode in 2018, and the situation will not improve in the coming years, as European airports do not have the capacity to cope with the expected growth of air traffic....


Eurocontrol and UAE begin real-time flight data exchange

The are around 400 flights a day between the UAE and Europe, while traffic is currently growing at 3.6% a year....