According to the European Air Navigation Safety Organization (EUROCONTROL) data, Turkey became the country with the highest increase in domestic flights in Europe on May 18, with the start of the gradual normalization period. 464 new flights were added to domestic flights across Turkey compared to two weeks ago, with an increase rate of 267%.
Within the scope of coronavirus measures, during the 17-day lockdown period that started on April 29, scheduled domestic flights decreased due to the requirement for intercity travels, and with the end of the restriction on Monday, May 17, the increase in flights started again.
In this context, the European Air Navigation Safety Organization (EUROCONTROL) announced domestic flight data for Tuesday, May 18. Accordingly, 464 new flights were added to domestic flights on Tuesday compared to two weeks ago, and the increase rate was 267%. Thus, Turkey became the country with the highest increase in domestic flights among European countries.
In terms of the number of domestic flights, France ranked first with 911 flights, Norway ranked second with 733 flights, Spain third with 715 flights and Turkey fourth with 638 flights.
Source: Sabah / Translated by Irem Yildiz