Growth was 'driven mainly' by LCCs, which increased flight movements by 6.9% compared to 2009, said Eurocontrol. Photo: Germanwings A319. Eurocontrol said the number of flights in Europe rose just 0.8% year-over-year in 2010 to 9.49 million. It noted in a statement that “growth was driven mainly by low-cost carriers, which saw an increase of 6.9% compared to 2009, though this slowed markedly at the end of the year.” Flight growth was concentrated in a fewer than ...

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