December 2022: Low passenger volume

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Low passenger volume in the winter flight plan period

In December 2022, due to various factors, there was a low passenger volume in the winter flight plan period. This had an impact on the entire aviation industry and led to some challenges for airlines and passengers.

One of the main reasons for the low passenger volume was the persistent Covid 19 pandemic. Many people were hesitant due to the increasing number of cases and the stricter travel restrictions. This meant that many flights were only half -occupied or even completely painted. Long -haul flights and connections to international goals in particular were severely affected.

Poor weather conditions

Another factor was the weather. In December 2022 there were strong storms and snowfalls in some parts of the world, which led to flight delays and flight cancellations. In some cases, airports were closed due to weather conditions or it was difficult to land and start aircraft safely.

The combination of pandemic and bad weather also caused many airlines to have difficulty using their staff and aircraft. Some flight attendants and pilots were tested positively on Covid-19 and had to go to quarantine, which led to a lack of staff. At the same time, many planes were not available due to bad weather or repairs, which led to bottlenecks in flight planning.

Long waiting times at airports and flight delays

For passengers, the low passenger volume in December 2022 often meant long waiting times at the airport, flight delays or even flight cancellations. Many passengers had to change or cancel their travel plans and were forced to find alternative means of transport. Some airlines offered compensation to minimize the inconvenience.

Overall, the low passenger volume in December 2022 was a challenge for the entire aviation industry. Airlines had to react flexibly to the changing conditions and adapt their flight plans to meet the needs of passengers. Passengers had to spend patience and flexibility and prepare for longer waiting times and inconvenience. It remains to be seen how the situation develops next winter and whether the aviation industry will be able to quickly adapt to changes.

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