Eurocontrol director general Eamonn Brennan has warned that urgent action is needed to avoid European flight delays nearly doubling by 2040, as record traffic growth continues. “Today, the average flight is delayed by 12 minutes. By 2040, that figure will have risen to 20. It will basically nearly have doubled,” Brennan told delegates at the ACI Europe and World General Assembly in Brussels on June 19. This bottleneck will be created by airspace congestion and a lack of ground ...

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