Ten percent increase in flight number. Measures for enhancing the airspace capacity under consideration
During the nine months of this year, air traffic controllers handled 204.2 thousand flights in the Lithuanian airspace, i.e. by 10 per cent more flights, compared to the same period last year. Overflights accounted for three fourths (155 thousand) of the total number of flights. Compared to the same period last year, the number of overflights increased by 9.7 per cent. Taking into account the considerable growth of flight number, Oro Navigacija is considering measures for enhancing the airspace capacity, a press release from the state enterprise states.