Network Operations Report - January 2020

Monthly Network Operations Report - cover

The January edition our Network Operations Report is out.

This monthly publication by the EUROCONTROL Network Manager gives an overview and in-depth analysis of the performance of the European ATM network. Here’s a quick look at how the network performed in January 2020.

Traffic in January 2020

25,365 flt/day

operated in the EUROCONTROL Network Manager area in January 2020.

0.4 %

traffic decrease compared to January 2019.

Traffic growth

2 States

adding more than 50 flights per day to the network - Poland.

4 airports

from our top 10 airports list registered positive traffic growth.

En-route ATFM delay


average en-route ATFM delay in min/day

28.3 %

increase compared to January 2019

248 flt/day

with at least 15 min of en-route ATFCM delay

Average delay per flight

0.47 min/flt

average en-route ATFM delay per flight

0.29 min/flt

monthly delay guideline value.

Airport delay


average airport ATFM delay in min/day

2.2 %

decrease compared to January 2019

Contributing factors

  • Several French ATC industrial actions throughout the month generated high delays in French ACCs such as Paris, Marseille, Brest and Bordeaux;
  • Low visibility impacted operations at London/Heathrow, Amsterdam/Schiphol, Lisbon and Vienna airports;
  • High delay due to ATC capacity in Karlsruhe UAC;
  • Planned migration to a provisional OPS room in Lisbon ACC generated delays.

For a deeper dive in how the network performed in January 2020, download our report’s overview and analysis.


Network Operations Report for January 2020 - Overview
Network Operations Report for January 2020 - Analysis