Initial estimates for the establishment of the cost-base and unit rates

The CRCO overview on en-route charges, service units and unit rates covers the period 2015-2024.

The 2020 data are the preliminary figures that Member States are presenting at the 112th Session of the enlarged Committee on 26-27 June 2019, in accordance with the EUROCONTROL Principles. In the consolidation of the overview, for the years 2021-2024 the provisional figures of Croatia have been used, although the reporting tables have not been filled yet for these years. Cyprus has provided only the figures related to year 2020 with stating that these are the provisional figures, subject to the approval of the Minister.

Key elements

With respect to preliminary data for the 2020 en-route charges compared to 2019, the following trends can be observed:

  1. Route Charges - The route charges will increase by 2.3% to EUR 8.2 billion, whilst the average inflation rate is forecasted at 2.7%;
  2. Traffic - The total number of service units will increase by 3.6% to 175 million;
  3. Average unit rate charged to users - Consequently, the average unit rate will decrease by 1.2% to EUR 46.93.

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Initial estimates for the establishment of the cost-base and unit rates