21 November 2023
Week 46 saw an average of 171,541 flights across the European network, an increase of 6.53% compared to the same time period in 2022, and 91.44% of 2019 for the year to date.
For the week ending 19th November, traffic is 0.6% above 2019 levels for the seven-day rolling average.
Our Shannon en-route centre handled 7,863 flights, an increase of 19.26% compared to 2022 and 105.38% of 2019 for the year to date. Dublin area control handled 4,119 movements, +0.78% compared to 2022 and 98.70% for the YTD versus 2019. Our radio officers in the North Atlantic Communications centre operated 9,079 flights, +11.15% compared to 2022 and 102.38% for the YTD compared to 2019.
In regards to IFR terminal traffic (flights governed by air traffic control that both takeoff and land at an airport), Dublin handled 3,962 movements, a reduction of 0.23% compared to 2022 and 101.20% for the YTD. Shannon operated 369 flights, -5.63% compared to 2022 and 104.79% for the YTD, while Cork handled 349.