From January to April 2019 there were 101,868 flights in Bosnia and Herzegovina, an increase of 13.1% compared to the same period in2018, according to a letter that EUROCONTROL`s Director General Mr Eamon Brennan sent to the BHDCA`s Acting Director General Mr Željko Travar, in which he updated the news on the specific performance of Bosnia and Herzegovina in the European context for the first quarter of 2019.
Out of this number, the number of flights controlled by BHANSA was 11,344 ( 7,9% more than in the same period of 2018), the letter says.
During this period, Brennan said, there were no delays for BHANSA (compared to 32 minutes in the same period last year).
According to the latest EUROCONTROL`s forecast, air traffic growth in Bosnia and Herzegovina is 5,3% in 2019 and 4.6% in 2020.
“I would like to thank you and your staff for your continued support to our activities”, Mr Brennan said, emphasizing that Bosnia and Herzegovina was one of the first EUROCONTROLMember States to finalise its 2018 LSSIP reporting process.
“Congratulations on the Single Sky Award for the South East Common Sky lnitiative Free Route Airspace (SECSI FRA), which is an impressive project, really demonstrating how neighbours can work together to create cross-border free route airspace”, concluded Mr Brennan in a letter sent to Bosnia and Herzegovina Directorate for Civil Aviation.