All-Causes Delay to Air Transport in Europe for January 2019

26 February 2019

In January, industrial actions by security personnel in Germany caused disruptions at Berlin Tegel airport on 07 January, at Dusseldorf airport on 09 and 10 January and on 15 January at 8 German airports: Frankfurt-Main, Hamburg, Bremen, Hannover, Erfurt, Leipzig, Dresden and Munich. 

Operations were most disturbed at Frankfurt where only 603 Flights were recorded and at Hamburg, (187 flights).

The Italian ATC industrial action on 11 January generated 5,290 minutes of en-route ATFM delay and 1,299 minutes of airport ATFM delay.

NM estimates there were 265 flights which did not operate. Winter conditions impacted operations at Lisbon, Istanbul Ataturk and especially Amsterdam Schiphol airports.