14 November 2023
Week 45 saw an average of 175,053 flights across the European network, an increase of 6.56% compared to 2022 and 91.44% for the year to date versus 2019.
For the week ending 12th November, traffic is 3.4% below 2019 levels for the seven-day rolling average.
Our Shannon en-route centre operated 8,529 movements for the week, +12.64% compared to 2022 and 105.38% for the YTD versus 2019. Dublin area control handled 4,194 flights, an increase of 1,99% compared to 2022 and 98.66% for the YTD. Our radio officers in the North Atlantic Communications centre operated 8,728 flights, +3.86% compared to 2022 and 102.29% for the YTD.
In regards to IFR terminal traffic (flights governed by air traffic control that takeoff and land at an airport), Dublin handled a total of 4,031 flights, an increase of 0.62% compared to 2022 and 101.17% for the YTD compared to 2019. Shannon operated 373 flights, while Cork operated 337, an increase of 0.27% and 3.37% respectively compared to 2022.