COVID-19 Impact on EUROCONTROL Member States - Italy

EUROCONTROL States Briefing
Airplane with Italian flag on tail

EUROCONTROL has released an updated briefing on the impact of COVID-19 on aviation in Italy.

The briefing (available for download below in English or Italian) provides key facts and graphics and is one of a series covering the impact of the crisis on countries across Europe.

It includes a specific country-level forecast, which shows that in the (most likely) Scenario 2, 2024 traffic in Italy is expected to achieve 95% of the 2019 level.

More information on the recent forecasts produced by EUROCONTROL can be found here.

The briefing includes also information on airports, the major airlines, market segments and traffic flows, including:

  • Total flights lost since 1 March 2020: 1,2M flights;
  • Current flight status: 1,332 daily flights or -67% vs 2019 (7-day average);
  • Traffic forecast: 44% of 2019 in 2021 & 71% in 2022;
  • GDP: +4.6% in 2021 & +4.5% in 2022 (vs. previous year);
  • Vaccination: 19.65 per hundred people fully vaccinated;
  • Busiest airport: Milan MXP with 238 average daily flights (-61% vs. 2019);
  • Busiest airline: Alitalia with 185 average daily flights (-68% vs. 2019);
     

The briefing (attached) provides key facts and graphics and is one of a series covering the impact of the crisis on countries across the EUROCONTROL Network.

Italy has lost around 700,000 flights compared to 2019 and over a hundred and ten million passengers. Flights to/from/within Italy are currently 70% down on last year and the number of passengers is 83% down. Although we saw some recovery in the summer, traffic is again falling at present.

The briefing includes information on airports, the major airlines, market segments and traffic flows, including:

  • Last week Rome Fiumicino and Milan Malpensa flights were 76% and 66% down on last year
  • Alitalia/Ryanair/easyJet flights were 78%/56%/95% down on 2019
  • Domestic flights were less affected (46% down) than European flows (-68%)

Watch our animation on the impact of COVID-19 on flights to and from Italy and download our factsheet below.

Files

COVID-19 Impact on EUROCONTROL Member States - Italy - June 2021
Impatto del COVID-19 sul settore dell'aviazione in Italia - Giugno 2021
COVID-19 Impact on EUROCONTROL Member States - Italy - October 2020
Impatto del COVID-19 sul settore dell'aviazione in Italia - Ottobre 2020