In March, NATS dealt with 197,631 flights in UK airspace, a rise of slightly below two per cent in comparison with the identical month final 12 months.
There was vital development in lots of areas of the operation, specifically in transatlantic and overflying site visitors.
There was additionally development at the entire ’large 5’ London Airports.
NATS dealt with virtually 1 / 4 of all of the site visitors in Europe in March and the degrees of delay in UK airspace have been very low.
Some 99.9 per cent of the flights had no NATS attributable delay whereas a complete of 61 flights incurred an air site visitors management delay.
Throughout all 197,631 flights dealt with in March, the common delay per flight was 0.2 seconds.
Juliet Kennedy, NATS operations director, mentioned: “The primary quarter of 2019 has been a busy one for air site visitors and this development seems set to proceed.
“We work onerous alongside the airports and airways to make sure passengers get safely on their method as rapidly and effectively as doable.
“That is particularly essential now as extra persons are flying than ever earlier than and our airspace is getting more and more busy and congested.”