Wing-X data shows despite the bright spots, overall disappointing results
December saw some year-over-year growth in business aviation
activity in Europe, according to researcher Wing-X.
Flights were up by 2.9% with most of the growth in business
jet sectors, up by 4.5%, particularly charter activity, up by 7%. For the full
year, total activity was down 1.6% compared to 2018.
WingX said flights dropped 3.2% compared to November with year-to-date flights down 1.8%
November saw an acceleration in the trending decline in flight activity in Europe this year, with 3.2% fewer business aviation departures compared to the same period a year ago, according to business aviation analyst WingX.
Year-to-date in 2019, flight activity in Europe was down 1.8%, 15,000 fewer flights.