European Route Network Improvement Plan (ERNIP) - Monitoring Report - AIRAC 2002

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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 2002

18

airspace improvement measures in AIRAC 2002 coordinated with the EUROCONTROL Network Manager

14

implementing entities

Potential savings

The improvement measures implemented since AIRAC 2002 could have led to:

114,000 NMs

flown less on shortest available route

684 tonnes

less fuel used

2,280 tons

less CO2 emitted

570,000

saved

Real-world performance

Based on our filed flight plan indicator, the actual situation during AIRAC 2002 was:

436,000 NMs

flown more compared to shortest available route

2,616 tonnes

more fuel used

8,720 tons

more CO2 emitted

2,180,000

spent

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 2002