The air traffic increased by almost five percent in southern Spain
The Air Traffic Control Center Enaire in Seville registered 41,545 flights in July, an increase of 4.9 percent compared to the same period last year. The amount of domestic flights increased by as much as 11.8 percent to 10,527 flights. The number of international flights increased by 0.5 percent to 20,749. The number of flights passing through the airspace without landing or taking off was 10,269, an increase of 7.8 percent.
ENAIRE in Seville is responsible for an area of 179,000 square kilometers. This includes the whole of Andalusia and the province of Badajoz, parts of Ciudad Real, Albacete and Murcia, the Gulf of Cadiz, the western part of the Mediterranean and the Spanish enclaves Ceuta and Melilla in North Africa.
Enaire manages air traffic across Spain and provides control services at 21 airports through five control centers such as Barcelona, Madrid, Gran Canaria, Palma and Seville.
A total of 220,719 flights were registered over Spain in July, an increase of two percent compared to last year. During the first seven months of the year, 1,238,633 flights were registered, an increase of four percent.
During the whole of last year, 2.1 million flights carried 300 million passengers.