31 October 2023
With the start of the winter schedule, we saw an average of 205,289 flights across the European network (91.44% for the year to date compared to 2019).
For the week ending the 29th of October, traffic remains 1.8% above 2019 levels on the rolling seven-day average.
Our Shannon en-route centre operated a total of 10,379 flights for the week, an increase of 7 week on week (105% for the year to date versus 2019). Dublin area control handled 5,149 movements, a reduction of 115 and 98.6% for the year to date, while our radio officers in our North Atlantic Communications centre handled 10,696, a reduction of 146 week on week and 102% for the year to date vs 2019.
In regards to IFR terminal traffic (flights governed by air traffic control that both takeoff and land at an airport), Dublin handled 4,946, a reduction of 87 week on week and 101% for the year to date versus 2019. Shannon reduced by 25 to 444 movements (105.5% for the year to date versus 2019), while Cork reduced by 2 movements to 454.