EUROCONTROL European Aviation Overview

European Aviation Overview

EUROCONTROL’s European Aviation Overview – previously known as the Comprehensive Aviation Assessment – provides a detailed snapshot of the latest Network position.

It uses the latest traffic data to show how States, airports and airlines are performing, with further analysis on market segments, aircraft manufacturers, fuel prices, aviation sustainability and delays.

Quick summary of the latest numbers

21,431 flights/day

on average (from 19 January to 25 January 2023)

84 %

of 2019 levels

334 cents/gallon

fuel price - +16% since early January

- 17 %

intra-European traffic vs 2019

Busiest airlines (average flights/day,
19 - 25 January 2023)

  1. Ryanair (2,177 flights),
    +14% compared to 2019;
  2. Turkish Airlines (1,303 flights),
    +1% compared to 2019;
  3. Lufthansa (885 flights),
    -37% compared to 2019;
  4. Air France (835 flights),
    -23% compared to 2019;
  5. easyJet (754 flights),
    -37% compared to 2019.

Busiest airports (average flights/day,
19 - 25 January 2023)

  1. IGA Istanbul (1,242 Dep/Arr flights),
    comparison to 2019 not available;
  2. London Heathrow (1,098 Dep/Arr flights),
    -9% compared to 2019;
  3. Paris CDG (1,050 Dep/Arr flights),
    -12% compared to 2019;
  4. Amsterdam (980 Dep/Arr flights),
    -20% compared to 2019;
  5. Madrid Barajas (976 Dep/Arr flights),
    -8% compared to 2019.

Learn more

Download our assessments for more details.

Files

EUROCONTROL European Aviation Overview for Thursday, 26 January 2023
EUROCONTROL Comprehensive Assessment for Thursday, 12 January 2023