A day earlier, it recorded a record number of flights during the day – 253 thousand flights.
22,000 flights in the air right now, topping the most we’ve ever tracked at one time.
Yesterday we tracked more than 253k flights, another new single day record.
— Flightradar24 (@flightradar24) May 26, 2023
Despite very poor forecasts for post-Covid-19 flight growth, which said pre-Covid passenger traffic would not recover until 2025-28, according to analyst firm OAG it has already reached almost the level of the record year 2019. And as a result of the increase in air cargo transportation, it surpassed it in terms of the total number of flights.