Europe has been one of the worst affected regions in the world. The number of flights in European airspace fell by almost 90 % in March to April 2020 compared with the same period in 2019, leading to the collapse of passenger travel (see Figure 1). An ICAO (International Civil Aviation Organization) analysis of 28 October 2020 estimates that in Europe, airlines would offer 57 % to 58 % fewer seats and transport 783-791 million fewer passengers in 2020 than they would have normally done (see Table 1).
Figure 1 – Air traffic in EU, 2020 (compared to 2019)
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