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Europe’s Airports Will Fail to Accommodate 160 Million Passengers by 2040

By 2025 Europe’s airports will fail to accommodate 1.5 million flights, an equivalent of 160 million passengers unable to travel, according to a recent report from Eurocontrol. The Financial Times (FT) reports that this gap is an improvement on a similar report issued in 2013 by the intergovernmental organization. The 2018 report predicts that conservative growth in the aviation industry will see a 53 percent increase in flights across the region by 2040. At the more positive end of the…