Simple Flying - James Pearson

As the all-important peak summer approaches, which European countries have beaten pre-COVID levels and which have more work to do? Here's a full list.

Across European countries, departing seats for sale in the all-important third quarter (July, August, September) total 220.8 million, based on the latest OAG data from May 16th. They're at 93.7% of what they were in Q3 2019, down by 6.3% – a loss of 14.8 million. The growth of LCCs/ULCCs (up 37%) have played a vital role. This look follows the Air Service One/The ANKER Report, which analyzed the situation at the start of the month.

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