Our data

We gather and share a wide range of data to give our stakeholders a complete picture of European aviation performance and to empower their informed decisions for the future.

Our data

Top stats

July & Jan to August 2019

% change over same period in 2018

Flights
  August Year to date
Total network traffic 1.08 million 7.49 million
Average per day and change 34,892  0.5% 30,812  1.5%
Delays
  August Year to date
Average delay on arrival (all causes, per flight) 12.7mins 21.9% 12.6mins 14.3%
Av. arrival punctuality (all causes) 76.9% 4.6% 76.9% 2.3%
 
Av. ATFM delay (en-route) per flight 2.70mins 6.0% 1.79mins 12.0%
Av. ATFM delay (airport) per flight 0.68mins 0.7% 0.64mins 9.5%
Av. ATFM delay (total) per flight 3.38mins 4.7% 2.43 mins 7.2%
Charges
  August Year to date
En-route charges €800 million  2.94% €5.33 billion 2.21%
Environment
  August Year to date
C02 generated (million tonnes) 20.6  1.9% 140.8  3.1%

Main changes in European flights

Top 10 delay locations for January to August 2019

En-Route ATFM delays

Airport ATFM delays

Airline reported primary delays (on departure)

Totals (average delay per flight)

  Jan - Aug 2018 Jan - Aug 2019
Primary 8.5 7.6
Reactionary 7.1 5.8
Total 15.6 13.4

NB. reactionary delays are typically generated as a result of primary delays

Route charges

Top 10 airlines

Jan - August 2019 Route charges in M€
Ryanair 469.1
easyJet 306.3
Lufthansa 257.1
British Airways 216.4
Turkish Airlines 195.4
Air France 178.5
Emirates 146.1
TUI Group 145,4
Norwegian Group 139.0
Qatar Airways 125.2

Top 10 charging zones

Jan - August 2019 Route charges in M€
France 900.6
Germany 645.0
Italy 528.7
United Kingdom 495.7
Continental Spain 471.7
Turkey 266.9
Austria 151.0
Poland 134.4
Sweden 129.4
Netherlands 128.0

Portals to our data

We provide a wealth of data and statistics on the network, its current operation, past performance and estimation of what may be to come through our statistics, forecasts and analyses. These dashboards provide such information publicly or upon registration to States, operational stakeholders and industry partners.

ATFM STATS

Air traffic flow management statistics dashboard

NMIR

Network Manager interactive reporting dashboard

Pan-European air navigation services performance data portal

NOP

Network operations portal

PRISMIL-CURA

Civil-Military Post-Operational Interactive Reporting Dashboard

CID

All-causes delay analysis interactive dashboard

NMIR

Network Manager interactive reporting dashboard

ATFM STATS

Air traffic flow management statistics dashboard

SID

STATFOR interactive dashboard

Service units dashboard

SID

STATFOR interactive dashboard

ATFM STATS

Air traffic flow management statistics dashboard

Pan-European air navigation services performance data portal

NMIR

Network Manager interactive reporting dashboard

ATFM STATS

Air traffic flow management statistics dashboard

NMIR

Network Manager interactive reporting dashboard

ACE

Air traffic management cost-effectiveness dashboard

Pan-European air navigation services performance data portal

Service units dashboard

SID

STATFOR interactive dashboard

Service units dashboard

Pan-European air navigation services performance data portal

ETS-SF

European Union emissions trading system support facility

SET

Small emitters tool

CEM Online

Collaborative environment management online

Key reports

Think paper

The aviation network - Decarbonisation issue

Decarbonising aviation is arguably one of the greatest challenges facing the air transport industry. Our Aviation Intelligence Unit has just published a new Think Paper, which highlights what is being done - and can be done – to help achieve net zero carbon aviation by 2050.

Analysis

Network Operations Report - September 2019

Traffic in September 2019 increased by 0.5% compared to September 2018 and was aligned with the low forecast published in February 2019.

Monthly Network Operations Report - cover
Analysis

Performance Review Report

An assessment of Europe's air traffic management during the calendar year 2018 focusing on safety, capacity, cost-effectiveness and environmental impact.

The cover of the Performance review report (PRR) 2018
Trends

Industry Monitor

The Industry Monitor is a regular briefing for EUROCONTROL Member States and associated organisations on the air transport and related industries.

Benchmarking

U.S./Europe comparison of air traffic management-related operational performance for 2017

This document is a joint publication of the Air Traffic Organization System Operations Services of the FAA and EUROCONTROL on behalf of the European Union in the interest of the exchange of information.

US Europe comparison operational performance 2017
Forecasting

Challenges of Growth: European aviation in 2040

The report aims to provide decision-makers with the best-achievable set of information to support long-term planning decisions for aviation in Europe, with a particular focus on the capacity of the air transport network.

Challenges of growth - European aviation in 2040 - summary report