21-Mar-2017 12:43 PM

Eurocontrol forecasts European air traffic to reach 14.4m flights p/a by 2035

Eurocontrol's Performance Review Commission (PRC) forecast (20-Mar-2017) European air traffic to reach 14.4 million flights p/a by 2035, representing a 50% increase over 2012 levels. Eurocontrol stated as airspace is a finite resource, there is a "need to increase the operational efficiency of the air navigation system to be able to accommodate future traffic demand, including new airspace user groups such as remotely piloted aircraft systems". [more - original PR]

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