In regard to arrivals the average delay per flight on arrival was 11.6 minutes per flight, a decrease of 3.1 minutes per flight. Arrival punctuality also improved, with 78.3% of flights arriving within 15 minutes or earlier than the scheduled arrival time (STA).
Traffic increased by 1.1% when compared to May 2018. Concerning airports, thunderstorms affected Frankfurt Main on 20 May, Amsterdam Schiphol suffered from capacity delays following the implementation of a new electronic flight strip system. Athens saw delays following runway works in progress. Regarding en-route, there were capacity delays at Karlsruhe, Langen, Vienna, Bremen and Budapest ACCs. French ATC industrial action also occurred from 08 May to 10 May.