It covers matters of relevance for understanding air transport statistics or preparing air transport forecasts.
In this edition of the Industry monitor we speak about:
- European flights increased by 3.0% in January 2019 compared with January 2018. For 2018 as a whole, total flights in Europe rose 3.8%. Preliminary data for February show average daily flights up 2.4% on February 2018.
- New seven-year forecast (2019-2025) predicts 12.7 million IFR flight movements in Europe in 2025; this is 15% more than in 2018. The flight growth rate for 2019 is forecast to be 2.8%.
- Brent crude oil prices climbed to a monthly average of €57 per barrel in February from €53 per barrel in January.