COVID-19 impact on the European air traffic network

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COVID-19

Traffic scenarios

With a coordinated approach recovery can start mid-June but if not, it will take longer.

EUROCONTROL Draft Traffic Scenarios - 14 September 2020 (base year 2019/2020)

Comprehensive assessment

In the context of the COVID-19 pandemic, EUROCONTROL is publishing a regular comprehensive assessment of the latest traffic situation in Europe and provides a comparison to the same period in 2019.

Traffic variation between 2020 and 2019

Before and after

Our overview provides information on the impact of the pandemic on the traffic situation in Europe and how it has changed compared to last year. This snapshot shows the massive drop in air traffic across European skies.

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Situation over Europe

06 May 2020 vs 08 May 2019

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Situation in the Chinese sky

15 May vs 12 April vs 17 February 2020

China

Situation over Albania and North Macedonia

10 May 2020 vs 12 May 2019

AlbaniaNorth Macedonia

Situation in the Maltese sky

06 May 2020 vs 08 May 2019

Malta

Situation in the Cypriot sky

06 May 2020 vs 08 May 2019

Cyprus

Situation over the Netherlands, Belgium and Luxembourg

04 May 2020 vs 06 May 2019

NetherlandsBelgiumLuxembourg

Situation over Bulgaria, Romania and Moldova

03 May 2020 vs 05 May 2019

BulgariaRomaniaMoldova

Situation over Czechia, Slovakia and Hungary

28 April 2020 vs 30 April 2019

CzechiaSlovakiaHungary

Situation over Austria and Switzerland

27 April 2020 vs 29 April 2019

AustriaSwitzerland

Situation over Georgia and Armenia

26 April 2020 vs 28 April 2019

GeorgiaArmenia

Situation over Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania

22 April 2020 vs 24 April 2019

EstoniaLatviaLithuania

Situation in the German sky

19 April 2020 vs 21 April 2019

Germany

Situation over Europe

16 April 2020 vs 18 April 2019

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Situation in the Greek sky

16 April 2020 vs 18 April 2019

Greece

Situation in the Polish sky

13 April 2020 vs 15 April 2019

Poland

Situation over the UK and Ireland

09 April 2020 vs 11 April 2019

UKIreland

Situation over Norway and Sweden

08 April 2020 vs 10 April 2019

NorwaySweden

Situation over Spain and Portugal

06 April 2020 vs 08 April 2019

PortugalPortugal

Situation in the Turkish sky

03 April 2020 vs 05 April 2019

Turkey

Situation in the Italian sky

03 April 2020 vs 05 April 2019

Italy

Situation in the French sky

01 April 2020 vs 03 April 2019

France

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State and airline response to COVID-19

With this summary, we keep you updated on the latest measures taken by European States and major European airlines, in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. The data is collected from airlines, official NOTAMs, as well as national and Europe-wide news organisations. For questions and corrections, please contact us.

State Recent and future developments
EU27 Intra–EU and Schengen borders re-open from 15/6 unless specified by State (info available at https://reopen.europa.eu/en/). Nationals allowed to enter EU27 from 31st July (12 "green states"): AU, CA, GE, JP, MA, NZ, RW, KR, TH, TN, UY and CN (subject to reciprocity). Updates every 2 weeks.
Albania Borders open for tourists on 1/7.
Armenia Scheduled int’l flights prohibition extended -15/8 [8/7]. No foreign pax flights with exceptions (quarantine applies) (-13/8) [13/7].
Austria Only citizens/residents of or arriving from these countries (with stay over the last 10 days) are allowed entry with no COVID-19 test nor quarantine: EEA (except PT, SE, BG, RO). Negative test <72H and 10-day quarantine mandatory for third-country nationals arriving from Schengen area + IE, MC, RO, SM, GB, VA. No entry for third-country nationals arriving from out of Schengen area. Medical certificate or COVID-19 test mandatory within 48h for other pax (1/8-30/9). Contact details mandatory for pax coming from travel warning countries (21/7-). 
Azerbaijan Resumption of int’l flights (max 150 pax with negative test document) conditional on infection rate and govt. approval (-31/8). Negative test <48H mandatory for foreign nationals (-15/9) [16/6]. 14-day quarantine mandatory for nationals without negative test (-15/9) [22/7].
Belgium Travel prohibited outside of EU and Schengen states + GB, NO, LI, CH, AD, MC, VA and SM (15/6-). Mandatory Passenger Locator Form (PLF) to be filled for all arriving pax arriving (-31/8). PCR test and quarantine mandatory for pax from high risk areas (red zone) and recommended for pax from orange zone areas (-31/8).
Bosnia-
Herzegovina
Foreign nationals banned, with exc. to -15/8 except for pax from BA, RS, ME, HR and for pax from EU and Schengen areas with negative COVID test no older than 48h at the time of entry (16/7-15/8). All arriving pax to complete Passenger Locator Form (PLF) (-15/8).
Bulgaria Entry of Pax from EU States, Schengen, GB, IE, SM, AD, MC, VA, JO, UA, MK, RS, AL, XK, BA, ME, MD, IL, KW + EU "green states" (see EU27) allowed. Negative test <72 hours mandatory for other countries (1/8-31/8). Transit of pax allowed for same states + TR (1/8-31/8). 
Croatia Open for EU/EEA nationals (1/7-). Mandatory Passenger Locator Form (PLF) to be filled for all arriving pax (-31/8).
Cyprus All flights allowed until 31/8. Inbound pax require 'Cyprusflight pass' prior to boarding, extended to 20/10 [22/7]. Delivery of a pass subject to epidemiological situation of the country of origin and negative test (20/6-).
Czech Republic Schengen flights from any airport [2/7]. Pax allowed from EU+ EU green States (see EU27), quarantine for arrivals from high-risk areas or provide negative test <72H. [4/8]
Denmark Pax allowed from EU/EEA (except SE, PT and LU), Schengen, GB. Opened to AU, CA, JP, NZ, KR, TH, TN, UR, GE (-30/8) [22/7]. Regular update of the list of opened countries.
Estonia Pax flights from airports in LU, PT, SE, BG, RO, HR, ES, AD, RU, AZ, MN, AL, BA, XK, RS, MK, BE, CZ, MT, MC, UA are prohibited (31/7-31/8) [4/8].
Finland Traffic between Schengen EU States and FI unrestricted but border control for AT, ES, LU, PT, PL, FR, SE, SI, CH, CZ (necessary travel reasons needed otherwise self-quarantine). For non-Schengen EU member States, same restrictions for BG, HR, RO, GB and MC. For all other States except GE, JP, NZ, RW, KR, TH, TN, UR, CN , self-quarantine is recommended when arriving in Finland (27/7-25/8). Link.
France See EU27 for travel restrictions. Voluntary quarantine for arrivals from GB [4/8]. Pax from third countries, except EU27 “12 green states” to complete “Attestation de Déplacement vers la France” + PCR test 72H before departure is recommended. Pax from US, BH, AE, PA to show negative PCR test <72H before boarding (1/8-). Pax from ZA, IL, QA, BR, OM, DZ, TR, MG, IN, PE, KW, RS to present negative PCR test <72H or do PCR test on arrival (1/8-). Negative PCR test <72H mandatory for travels to the French oversea territories (1/8-).
Georgia International scheduled flights prohibited extended (-31/8) except for flights (passengers) from FR, DE, LV and Flights only allowed between TBS and CDG, MUC and RIX (21/7-31/8).
Germany Entry restrictions for non-EU pax flights extended (-15/10) [22/7]. Pax allowed from AU, GE, CA, NZ, TH, TN, UY (17/7-15/10). Quarantine mandatory for pax from risk areas [1/7]. Flights from IR prohibited -22/9. Sched. flight operations at Tegel airport to end on 8/11 [15/6]. Mandatory PCR test for travellers returning from high-risk areas (WK32-) [5/8].
Greece EU and Schengen pax (13/6-) + EU27 additional countries (see EU27) allowed subject to random tests (-31/7), others not allowed. Flights from AL, MK only to LGAV (-15/8). Mandatory Passenger Locator Form (PLF) to be filled before departure (6/7-31/8). Pax from BG, RO, AE to present <72H negative PCR test before arrival, with exceptions (31/7-15/8). 
Hungary Pax from AD, AT, BE, CY, CZ, DK, EE, FI, FR, GR, NL, HR, IE, IS, PL, LV, LI, LT, LU, MT, MC, DE, IT, SM, PT, KR, ES, CH, SK, SI, VA allowed without restrictions. Pax from BG, CA, GB, NO, RU, RO, RS, SE, JP, CN, US to present 2 negative PCR tests within the last 5 days before entry or quarantine. Other pax not allowed, with exceptions (3/8-17/8).
Ireland Non-essential travel should be avoided. PLF form must be completed upon arrival. 14-day self-isolation mandatory for pax not on 'green list' (30/7-)
Israel International flights to IL allowed at Ben Gurion airport only (12/4-extended 1/9). Foreign pax denied entry (20/5-extended 1/9) [24/7].
Italy EU/Schengen, GB, AD, MC, VC, SM tourists allowed with no restriction (14/6-). EU27 12 green third states (see EU27) are also allowed with mandatory quarantine (31/7-31/8). Entry and transit forbidden for pax who stayed/transited in the last 14 days in DZ, AM, BH, BD, BA, BR, CL, DO, KW, XK, MD, ME, MK, OM, A, PE, RS (1/8-10/8).
Latvia Quarantine on arrivals subject to infection rate of the country of origin (19/6-31/8) [23/6]. No pax flight from high risk EU/EAA areas: AD,BE, BG, CZ, HR, LU, MT, MC, PT, SE. Non EU/non EAA flights are subject to approval from Ministry of Transport (31/7-) [4/8]. 
Lithuania Entry allowed from states in the EU green list (see EU27) (13/7-). Quarantine on arrivals subject to infection rate (>25 for 100K) of the country of origin (16/7-) [4/8].
Luxembourg No limitation for EU, Schengen, GB. 
Malta Pax allowed from EU, EFTA and EU27 green states (see EU27) (15/7-31/8) and pax allowed from LB, ID, AE, TR and JO (15/7-31/8).
Moldova International flights allowed (15/6-31/8) from states with reciprocity measures [23/6].
Montenegro Countries in 3 groups: first one entry/flights allowed without condition, second group allowed with negative test, third group not allowed (with Exceptions) (27/7-10/9).
Morocco State of medical emergency (20/3-extended to 10/8). Resumption of domestic flights (25/6-) [25/6]. Border closed -10/8 [15/7]. Int'l flights resumption not before 11/8. Negative PCR test mandatory for arrivals when traffic resumes [14/7]. Completed Passenger Health Form mandatory (-10/8).
Netherlands EU/Schengen, GB, EU27 green states pax allowed. Health Screening Form mandatory when travelling to/from a Dutch airport. 14-day quarantine strongly advised for SE, RO, BG, 3 areas in ES, 1 area in PT, 1 area in GB, 1 area in BE; quarantine mandatory for all other travellers. Passenger Locator Form (PLF) may be requested. (-7/10) [2/8].
North Macedonia Borders reopened (27/6-). Skopje and Ohrid airports reopened from 1/7. No quarantine, no test [26/6]. Negative PCR test <72H mandatory for pax from RS, ME, BA, XK (8/7-). 
Norway Borders closed (16/3-20/8), partial re-opening for countries in Europe. EU/EEA/Schengen pax allowed except for pax from BG, HR, HU, LU, PT, RO, BE parts of SE (15/7-10/10)[22/7]. 10-day quarantine on arrival (except for pax from regions in SE, several countries in EU/EE/Schengen area as per list).
Poland Borders opened (13/6-) for EU citizens without quarantine [10/6]. Flights allowed from EU (excl. SE, PT, LU with exceptions), EFTA, DZ, GE, JP, CA, MA, TH, NZ, AL, BY, KR, RW, TN, TR, UA, UY, AU (28/7-11/8).
Portugal Open to flights from EU, EFTA, 12 green states (see EU27), GB with no restriction. Flights for essential travel to/from non EU/non Schengen allowed but must hold a negative PCR test <72H (exceptions). For Madeira, need for negative PCR test <72H or test on arrival + complete travel registration form. For Azores, pax from infected areas (as per WHO list) to present negative PCR test <72H or be tested on arrival and isolate until results obtained, mandatory isolation if no compliance (3/8-15/8).
Romania No flight to/from Romanian airports for following countries: most South American ones, AM, BH, BA, IL, IQ, KZ, KG, XK, KW, LU, MK, MV, MD, ME, OM, PS, SG, US, SA, ZA. Charter flights for seasonal workers, repatriation flights permitted (2/8-15/8).
Serbia No updates yet – download our full response summary for more information.
Slovakia Slovakia No international flights (with exceptions) extended until 20/10 except from EU and associated states (except from SE, PT and RO) and from AU, CN, FO, JP, ME, NZ and KR [28/7]. 
Slovenia International flights only to LJU, MBX, POW, except from epidemiologically safe countries in EU/Schengen area (-28/7). No quarantine for epidemiologically safe countries, others quarantined (8/6-28/7). List of "epidemiologically safe countries" contains 30 states from 31/7 [4/8].
Spain Tourists from EU/Schengen, AD, MC, VA, SM, can visit (31/7-31/8). Borders to third countries re-opened for green states identified by EU or list amended by ministry of interior (-31/8). Pax on int’l flights must complete a Public Health Form on-line or on paper (1/7-). See UK from recent restrictions on travelling to Spain continental&islands [4/8].
Sweden Borders opened for EU and Schengen passengers (+ from AD, MC, VA, SM, CH, GB), EU27 green states (except CN), DZ (5/8-) and closed to others (-31/8).
Switzerland Pax from Schengen area, EEA, CH, LI, GB, AN, AU, BG, CA, HR, CY, GE, JP, KR, MC, MA, NZ, RO, RW, SM, TH, TN, UY, VA are allowed, other countries are denied entry (3/8-3/9). 10-day quarantine for pax who have been in risk areas in the 14 days prior to their arrival (-20/8).
Turkey Medical examination mandatory upon arrival and testing if symptoms. Need of a valid personal code (HES) granted by Ministry of Health for domestic travel (12/6-).Passenger Locator Form (PLF) on arrival mandatory (10/7-).
Ukraine Possible testing on arrival 15/6- [1/6]. Entry for foreign pax (15/6-) with health insurance that covers COVID-19 care and quarantine, 14-day quarantine mandatory for pax from countries “in the red zone” (more than 50 active COVID-19 cases per 100k people, list updated regularly by UA authorities).
United Kingdom Quarantine on arrival (23/6-4/9). Quarantine relaxed for +60 states (list at https://www.gov.uk/guidance/coronavirus-covid-19-travel-corridors#history) based on local prevalence (10/7-4/9), but Scotland differs (eg ES not included) [9/7]. Foreign Office advised against all non-essential travel to Spain (incl. Balearic and Canaries): 14-day self-isolation when returning to UK (26/7-31/8) [4/8].
Russia Borders to start re-opening from 31/7. Proof of negative COVID test, or testing upon arrival, quarantine only if test positive. Borders will be opened to other countries based on the principle of reciprocity [14/7]. Travel abroad discouraged during the summer [26/5]. Gradual resumption of international flights (1/8-).

For brevity we use the two-letter ISO country codes - learn more here. We also use the following terms:
Lockdown - Closure of schools, shops, restaurants, cinemas. Typically food shops, pharmacies remain open. Outdoor exercising and gatherings of people can be banned (varies from one State to another). Some States put restrictions on leaving home. Sometimes going to work is OK, in other countries not allowed.
Borders closed - Except to nationals of the State, or those with a residence permit

Airline Recent and future developments Flights share
2019
Aegean Restored 40% of its network operation in July (vs July 2019). By August, plans to reach ~50% of original schedule, equivalent to ~1,600 fl/week [21/7]. 0,5%
Aer Lingus Stobart Air to resume int'l Aer Lingus Regional operations during Q3 [12/6]. European operations to ES, IT and PT restart (1/7-). Reduced transatlantic schedules to NY, Boston and Chicago [30/6]. 0,8%
airBaltic Flight capacity reduced by 50% (15/4-30/10). Plans to operate ~50 European destinations in July [19/6]. Rising to 69 by end August, and 89 in Summer 2021 [8/7]. Started to codeshare with Icelandair on US destinations from mid-July [22/7]. 0,6%
Air Dolomiti Flies 15 destinations in August (4 IT domestic and 10 IT to DE (MUC, FRA, TXL) [31/7]. 0,2%
Air France Plans to operate 35% of original plan in July and 40% in August. Then, 50% by end September, 60% by end October to serve 170 destinations, 85% of its usual network [12/7]. Plan to operate 80% of its initial plan in 2021 (vs 2019) [12/6]. A380 replaced with B777 on a number of routes from late October [30/7]. 3,2%
Air Malta Plans to operate 22 European destinations (1/7-) [18/6]. 0,2%
Air Moldova Plans to operate ~80 weekly flights across 20 routes to ES, DE, IT, IE, TK, CY, PT, UK, RU, FR, IL & GR from July [9/6]. 0,1%
Air Serbia Gradually operates 37 European and 2 intercontinental destinations from Belgrade (16/6-12/7), reaching 350 flights per week mid-July [22/6]. Plans to operate 40 routes in August [4/8]. 0,3%
Alitalia  Will operate 1,600 flts/week in August (+24% vs July) to 75 routes (+24 vs July) and 52 airports (+16 vs July) [10/7]. Int'l flights to grow 7% in September and 29% (1,630 weekly flights) in October vs. August (1,600 weekly flights). 1,9%
Austrian Airlines Expects 25%-50% of demand for S20 (vs S19). Will reduce capacity 20% to 60 aircraft by 2022 [21/4]. By 31/10, will double current offer to ~40% of 2019 schedule [9/7]. VIE-SZG replaced by train [3/7]. Plans to serve 62 European routes in August [4/8]. 1,4%
Blue Air Resumed flights on 7/7 to GB, IT, ES and BE following the lift of restrictions with a flights program of ~250 flights/week [8/7]. Takes preventive measures seek agreement with creditors and avoid bankrupcy [7/7], state-aid granted [31/7]. Will add 5 new routes from Bacau (reaching 13 routes) in October [4/8]. 0,3%
British Airways  CityFlyer likely to close EDI base [24/7]. BAW to operate >80 European routes (19/7-) [21/7]. Has retired its B747 fleet with immediate effect [17/7]. Resumes flights to 17 destinations (incl. IT, FR, TR, GR, CY, HR) in August [3/8]. Plas to serve 101 routes from LHR in August [3/8]. Short-haul resumption from LGW delayed to early November [30/7]. 3,0%
Brussels Airlines Plans 30% European and 40% long-haul schedules for S20 (vs plan) [26/5]. Network reduced to 45 EU & 14 long-haul routes (15/6-) [26/5]. 45% of normal schedule in early autumn [1/7]. Some delay to long-haul return, expected 2nd week August [15/7]. State-aid granted [21/7]. Plans to fly 41 European routes in August [4/8]. 0,8%
Croatia Airlines  Some nordic routes initially planned will not be served as CRJ1000 not leased [30/6]. Plans to serve 37 destinations in August [31/7]. 0,3%
Czech Airlines Operates 17 routes to 15 states (18/5-) and will resume BRU and WAW (1/9-). 0,3%
easyJet Plans 50% of initially scheduled routes in July and 75% in August [3/6]. Plans 500 flights/day in Europe equivalent to 900 flights/week to/from 14 UK airports (1/7-) [25/6]. May close STN, NCL, SEN bases in UK [1/7]. Will add 100 routes to its July schedule (1/8-) [17/7]. Plans to operate 1,000 flights/day in August as demand grows [4/8]. 6,2%
El Al Flight suspension until further notice linked to labour dispute (1/7-31/8)[16/7]. Government bail out (6/7) [9/7]. 0,1%
Eurowings Plans to operate up to 80% of flights in summer, with 30% to 40% of capacity already planned for July [4/6]. Will launch 26 new destinations between August and October from 5 German airports [5/8]. 2,4%
Finnair Operates 25% of its capacity July (vs July 2019). Plans to operate ~50% in August [24/7]. Resumed its operations to PVG (23/7-). Flies 24 destinations from HEL [20/7]. 1,3%
Iberia Short-/medium-haul resumption in July: 25 EU routes confirmed, 14 long-haul flights in plan. Additional frequencies may be added from mid-July [7/7] 1,3%
Jet2.com  Will start again operations from 15/7 with ~200 routes planned (15/7-26/8) [13/7]. Suspended flights from UK to Balearics/Canary Islands until 9/8 and to continental Spain until 16/8 following new quarantine rule [27/7]. Has increased flights to Turkey and Greece as demand grows [31/7]. 0,9%
KLM Anticipates to operate 54% of its 2019 capacities in Aug., 70% in Sep. 74% in Oct. [23/7]. Nb of routes to be served on European network similar to 2019 (91 routes vs 92). Slightly less nb of routes on long-haul (59 vs 69) [23/7]. 2,4%
LOT Operates ~37 EU destinations in July [30/6]. Resumed intl flights to EU states and CA (1/7-), KR (3/7-) and JP (3/7-). Plans to operate in July and August to ~70 destinations [2/7]. Interim Intl flight schedule -31/8 includes 10 routes [9/7]. 1,3%
Lufthansa Group expects 70% (intercontinental) and 90% (continental) destinations served by Autumn 2020, ie 380 aircraft [1/7]. Will retire 6 A380s, 5 B747-400s (long-haul), 11 A320s (short-haul) [4/6]. Max 80 new aircraft to 2023 for Group, a 50% cut [8/7]. Plans to operate 168 routes from FRA and MUC in August [4/8]. 5,1%
Montenegro
Airlines
Gradual restart (14/6-) with ~20 weekly flights across 9 routes (SI, DE, AT, FR, CH, DK) operated by end-June [8/6]. 0,1%
Norwegian
Airlines
Plans 3% capacity short-haul only (Apr20-Mar21), gradual increase to reach pre-COVID level by 2022 [27/4]. Resumes int’l flights (76 EU routes) (1/7-) [16/6]. Plans to operate 758 weekly flights in July [30/6]. Cancels 97-aircraft orders [30/6] 2,1%
Pegasus Will resume flights between STN to TLV via SAW from 15/7 (3 times/week) [9/7] 1,6%
Royal Air Maroc Domestic flights resumed (25/6-). Intl flights to resume 11/8- [14/7]. Priority to Moroccan residents and citizens for departures from Morocco [13/7]. 0,2%
Ryanair Group Expects 50% of planned pax for FY2021. Lauda to close its Stuttgart base 30/10- [16/7]. Plans 40% sched. flights from 1/7, 60% from 1/8 and possibly 70% from 1/9 [27/7]. Cuts 1,000 IE to and from GB flights in Aug. and Sep. due to quarantine restrictions in IE [15/7]. Will close HHN base and possibly TXL and DUS by the end of the summer [21/7]. 8,5%
SAS Expects 35-40 aircraft in use this Summer (v.150, ~25%). No full return before 2022 [30/6]. Around 10 new routes to be added from Mid-July to GB, DE, CH and IE [7/7]. Plans to operate 128 European destinations and 3 US routes (ORD, EWR, SFO) from CPH in August [5/8]. 3,0%
Sunexpress Resumed domestic flights from 1/6 and international flights from 11/6 [15/6]. Sunexpress Germany ceased operations from 26/6. Expects serve a route network of 51 destinations in Turkey and abroad in August [28/7]. 0,6%
Swiss In Autumn, expects to serve 85% of destinations and 33% of flights [3/6]. Plans to resume pax service to Mainland China, subject to approval [30/6]. 11 long-haul routes from ZRH in July, 17 by October. [1/7]. Plans 28 European routes from GVA and 46 from ZRH in August [4/8]. 1,4%
TAP Plans to operate 500 roundtrips weekly (65 routes) in August and 700 roundtrips weekly (76 routes) in September to reach 40% of pre-Covid operations [27/7]. Will reduce all staff's working hours by 20% to 70% [29/7]. 1,3%
Transavia Transavia NL expects to reach >60 destinations (-1/8). Operates 90 routes as of 12/7. Transavia France resumed operations to its 4 bases in France with 86 routes as of 12/7. All routes pending travel restrictions [15/7]. 0,4%
TUI Airlines 25% of flights to be cancelled this summer [10/6]. TUI DE plans to reduce fleet by 50% and drop long-haul flights [10/6]. Will operate 6 routes from Abu Dhabi from October [12/7]. Has suspended flights to Balearics/Canary Islands until 10/8 and to mainland Spain until 17/8 following new UK quarantine rule [31/7]. 0,6%
Turkish Airlines Plans to operate 572 weekly flights in July and 937 in August and September [26/5]. Extended interim schedule into August 2020 published, subject to travel restrictions [8/7]. Plans to operate 197 destinations in August [3/8]. 4,3%
Ukraine Int'l Will operate 10 special flights to the US (JFK & MIA) in August. Will fly 15 international destinations in August [4/8]. 0,5%
Virgin Atlantic Will fly 24 destinations from S21. Restarted pax flights to HKG, JFK, LAX, BGI, PVG, SFO, TLV, MIA and more destinations from 20/7 [24/7]. Plans 17 additional destinations from August [22/6]. Filed for bankruptcy protection (Chapter 15) [4/8]. 0,1%
Volotea Offers 165 domestic routes for Summer, starting back flights in France (17/6-), Italy and Greece(18/6-) as well as Spain (25/6-) [18/6]. Opened new base in Naples on 3 July from where it will operate flights to 9 destinations in Italy and 8 abroad [4/7]. Wil launch 4 seasonal routes from LYS to Canary Islands in October [4/8]. 0,6%
Vueling Plans to operate 72 direct routes from Barcelona to be operated in the coming months to ES, GB, BE, IT, PT, DE, CH and Nordic countries [6/7]. Considers closing 4 bases in Spain (OVD, LCG, SCQ, MAD) in the wake of Covid-19 [31/7]. 2,2%
Widerøe Flies 41 destinations in Norway and 8 in Europe. 1,2%
Wizz Announced over 190 additional routes launch for summer 2020 [10/7]. Will add from St Petersburg 9 routes to EU states in August and September, 5 routes to IT in Winter 2020-21 [15/7]. Flies 14 new routes from Ukraine to Italy [20/7]. Launched 200 new routes in Q2 and opened 7 new bases [29/7]. Will open new base in Abu Dhabi with 6 routes in October [4/8]. 2,2%
Other airlines Aeroflot Group planning, by 2027/2028, to transition Aeroflot as a widebody-only fleet while Pobeda and Rossiya would fly all the regional and narrowbody aircraft [16/7]. Resumed flights to London and Istanbul (1/8-) and to Antalya (15/8-) [30/7]. 34,3%

Useful resources

We try to provide stakeholders and passengers with the most up-to-date information and resources available to help guide their decisions through the COVID-19 pandemic. In addition to the data, visualizations, forecasts and assessments above, here are some excellent external sources of information on State responses to COVID-19 and the restrictions they may apply to travelers to and from their borders. 

Re-open EU

This interactive tool provides you with the information that you need to confidently plan your European travel and holidays, while staying healthy and safe.

IATA Travel Centre

The IATA Travel Centre and their COVID-19 Travel Regulations Map delivers accurate passport, visa and health requirement information at a glance.

Comprehensive assessment

In the context of the COVID-19 pandemic, EUROCONTROL is publishing a regular comprehensive assessment of the latest traffic situation in Europe and provides a comparison to the same period in 2019.

8,877
Flights on 22 June 2020
-75.2%
Flights vs 2019
Busiest airlines
Movements/day
Turkish Airlines
410
Ryanair
252
Lufthansa
251
Widerøe
240
Wizz Air
229
Busiest airports
Movements/day
Paris/CDG
388
Amsterdam
340
Frankfurt
334
Istanbul/Grand
277
Athens
270