EUROCONTROL Data Snapshots
Published: 10 March 2023The 40. EUROCONTROL Data Snapshot takes a look at the times aircraft spend taxiing at airports.
Published: 07 February 2023The 39. EUROCONTROL Data Snapshot looks at ransomware groups targeting aviation’s supply chain.
Published: 18 January 2023The 38. EUROCONTROL Data Snapshot looks at the path to recovery for intra-European and intercontinental flights.
Published: 06 December 2022The 37. EUROCONTROL Data Snapshot takes a look at three European capitals to analyse how aviation connectivity varies across the continent.
Published: 22 November 2022The 36. EUROCONTROL Data Snapshot analyses Europe’s recovery from COVID-19 and looks at what flights are still missing compared to 2019 traffic levels.
Moving towards higher levels of transparency for measuring performance with Open Data - EUROCONTROL Data Snapshot #35
Published: 08 November 2022The 35. EUROCONTROL Data Snapshot analyses the coverage of open air transport data within Europe.
Published: 25 October 2022The 34. EUROCONTROL Data Snapshot highlights the emergence and growth of Low Cost Carriers (LCC) in Europe, which now make up 32.5% of flights in 2022.
Published: 10 October 2022The 33. EUROCONTROL Data Snapshot compares On-Time Performance in the United States and Europe.
Environmental improvements through continuous descent operations (CDOs) - EUROCONTROL Data Snapshot #32
Published: 20 September 2022The 32. EUROCONTROL Data Snapshot shows how continuous descent operations (CDOs) can improve vertical flight efficiency, reducing CO2 emissions as well as noise levels near airports.
Published: 12 July 2022
The 31. EUROCONTROL Data Snapshot focuses on aviation’s regional market segment.
Published: 17 May 2022
The 30. EUROCONTROL Data Snapshot focuses on the daily utilisation of aircraft by type, which is getting back to pre-COVID level.
Changes in distance on flights to Asia following the invasion of Ukraine - EUROCONTROL Data Snapshot #29
Published: 12 Apr 2022
The 29. EUROCONTROL Data Snapshot reports on the changes in flight patterns on long-haul flights to Asia following the invasion of Ukraine.
Published: 23 Mar 2022
The 28. EUROCONTROL Data Snapshot reports on how re-routing around Ukraine is disrupting traffic flows across a wide area.
Published: 16 Mar 2022
The 27. EUROCONTROL Data Snapshot reports on how Europe now has 8 airline groups in the global Top 40.
Published: 15 Feb 2022
The 26. EUROCONTROL Data Snapshot focuses on how all-cargo flights complement passenger flights.
Published: 01 Feb 2022
The 25. EUROCONTROL Data Snapshot focuses on how second-largest airports very rarely exceed 20% share of flights, but provide a window onto a country’s aviation market.
Published: 18 Jan 2022
The 24. EUROCONTROL Data Snapshot focuses on COVID-19’s impact on the reversal of a long-running trend and on the renewal of the passenger fleet.
Published: 14 Dec 2021
The 23. EUROCONTROL Data Snapshot focuses on flights recovering to 75% of 2019 levels, but for passengers, the choice of flights to their destination remains low.
Published: 30 Nov 2021
The 22. EUROCONTROL Data Snapshot focuses on the welcome benefits of lower taxi-out times this summer and the challenge to keep them low.
Published: 09 Nov 2021
The 21. EUROCONTROL Data Snapshot focuses on aircraft flying higher, creating extra airspace capacity and burning less fuel, saving 1 million tonnes of CO2 per year.
Published: 03 Nov 2021
The 20th EUROCONTROL Data Snapshot focuses on flights recovering this summer, alongside delays.
Published: 19 Oct 2021
The 19. EUROCONTROL Data Snapshot focuses on the continued recovery of Europe’s business aviation sector from the COVID-19 pandemic.
Published: 28 Sep 2021
The 18. EUROCONTROL Data Snapshot focuses on CO₂ emissions from flights so far in 2021 being 56% lower than in 2019, while flights are down by 53%.
Published: 21 Sep 2021
The 17. EUROCONTROL Data Snapshot looks at the fluctuation in flights of heavy aircraft due to COVID-19 and it’s impact on air traffic control (ATC) revenue.
Published: 07 Sep 2021
The 16. EUROCONTROL Data Snapshot looks at the recovery profiles in summer 2021.
Published: 31 Aug 2021
The 15. EUROCONTROL Data Snapshot looks at the delay caused by checking the COVID-19 documentation of passengers.
Published: 13 Jul 2021
The 14. EUROCONTROL Data Snapshot looks at horizontal en-route flight efficiency - and why the shortest route is not necessarily the most fuel efficient one.
Change in operational fleet mix (01-21 June 2021 vs 01-21 June 2019) - EUROCONTROL Data Snapshot #13
Published: 29 Jun 2021
The 13. EUROCONTROL Data Snapshot looks at how airlines reduced the complexity of their aircraft fleet mix in the last two years and introduced more fuel-efficient aircraft types.
Published: 22 Jun 2021
The 12. EUROCONTROL Data Snapshot looks at the level of inactive aircraft and how, across Europe, aircraft are being woken for the summer..
Published: 08 Jun 2021
The eleventh EUROCONTROL Data Snapshot tackles the question - Can regulation and focused logistics unlock the availability of sustainable aviation fuels (SAF) at European airports?.
Published: 10 May 2021
The tenth EUROCONTROL Data Snapshot focuses on the overload on the use of Surveillance Radar.
Published: 22 April 2021
The ninth EUROCONTROL Data Snapshot focuses on the fact that the average flight in 2020 was 7.6% shorter than 2019, but the average flight weight fluctuated from month to month quite dramatically compared with the relatively steady levels in 2019.
Published: 23 March 2021
The eighth EUROCONTROL Data Snapshot is dedicated to how costs of air traffic management in Europe became disconnected from traffic around 2008.
Published: 16 March 2021
As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, Europe’s high-frequency long-haul network is cut by two-thirds.
Published: 09 March 2021
Right now, most routes across the Network are lower frequency and mostly domestic – find out where the flows are in the latest Data Snapshot, which compares 02/2021 and pre-pandemic 02/2020. The new Data Snapshot compares the busy short and medium-haul routes right now, with this time last year, pre-COVID.
Published: 23 Feb 2021
A growing number of empty passenger aircraft are operating freight-only flights, finds our latest Data Snapshot, which looks at the growth of air cargo during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Published: 16 Feb 2021
The fourth EUROCONTROL Data Snapshot expands on the fact that half of CO₂ emissions come from just 6% of flights: the long-haul ones.
COVID-19 cuts to flights have interrupted Airbus’s growing dominance of flights in Europe - EUROCONTROL Data Snapshot #3
Published: 09 Feb 2021
The EUROCONTROL Data Snapshot reveals that COVID-19 has massively reduced the number of flights by Airbus aircraft across the network, reversing a decade-long trend.
Published: 26 Jan 2021
CO2 emissions fell by 57% in the EUROCONTROL network area in 2020 – but, as our latest EUROCONTROL Data Snapshot 2020 shows, that breaks down into big variations across States.
Airline schedules during 2020 were a weaker guide to flights than usual - EUROCONTROL Data Snapshot #1
Published: 12 Jan 2021
In normal times the published airline schedules are a pretty good indicator of how many scheduled flights there will be. However, these are not normal times. One stark indicator of the volatility of COVID-related travel restrictions in the last 10 months is the fraction of scheduled flights which were actually operated, even in the week immediately after the schedule was published.