European Route Network Improvement Plan (ERNIP) - Monitoring Report - AIRAC 1909

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Our monthly European route network implementation plan (ERNIP) monitoring report provides an overview of the airspace design improvements applied by States during the past AIRAC cycle and an analysis of their potential and real world effects.

Highlights for AIRAC 1909

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airspace improvement in AIRAC 1909 coordinated with the EUROCONTROL Network Manager

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implementing entities
France and EUROCONTROL

Potential savings

The 142 improvement measures implemented since AIRAC 1809 could have led to:

100,000 NMs

flown less on shortest available route

597 tonnes

less fuel used

1,990 tons

less CO2 emitted

498,000

saved

Real-world performance

Based on our filed flight plan indicator, the actual situation during AIRAC 1909 was:

772,000 NMs

flown more compared to shortest available route

4,632 tonnes

more fuel used

15,440 tons

more CO2 emitted

3,860,000

spent

Comparison

Looking back one year, this is how the situation developed.

Key reasons

Potential causes having an impact on flight planning/ airline choices: 

  • Geopolitical (Ukraine, Libya and Syria);
  • Regulations due to capacity/ staffing problems in the network;
  • Traffic composition/ demand;
  • Industrial action;
  • Weather (several key ANSPs were affected by traffic re-routing);
  • Financial (fluctuation of route charges over Europe).

For more details, download our monitoring report.

Files

Monitoring Report - AIRAC 1909