ENAIRE managed more than 970,000 flights in the first half of the year
The cumulative air traffic between January and June grew by 5%
ENAIRE, Spain's air navigation manager in Spain, managed 970,832 flights in the first half of this year, that is, 5% more than in the first half of 2017.
International flights (562,136) grow 3.1%; nationals flights (203,003) 9.3%; and overflights (205,693) 6.4%.
Broken down by Centre of Control: Madrid registered 545,005 flights (+5.2%); Barcelona 427,394 (+3.4%); Seville 186,427 (+4.8%); Canary Islands 171,349 (+7.3%); and Palma 131,043 (+3.6%).
Specifically in June, ENAIRE managed 196,018 flights, which is 3.8% more than in June 2017.
All traffic types grew last month: international flights (120,689) by 2.2%; national flights (37,088) by 7.5%; and overflights (38,241) by 5.8%.
Traffic increased in June in all of ENAIRE's Control Centres: Palma (+4.2% and 40,511 flights), Canary Islands (+9.6% and 27,198), Madrid (+2.9% and 99,576), Seville (+4.6% and 34,850) and Barcelona (+2.4% and 97,062).
The public corporate entity ENAIRE is a company designated by the Ministry of Public Works to manage the fourth largest airspace in Europe in terms of traffic through 5 control centres, 21 control towers and a network of air traffic infrastructure and equipment. The air traffic managed by ENAIRE transports more than 250 million passengers on 2 million flights per year.