According to a statement sent by the company defending the rights of air passengers, "Portugal is one of those with the highest rate of delayed flights and affected passengers", of the European countries with the highest air traffic, and, "in 2022 alone, more than 63,000 flights suffered some type of disruption - cancellation or delays - affecting more than nine million passengers, of the more than 26 million who travelled from Portugal (34%)".

Thus, "650,000 passengers became eligible to obtain compensation, in accordance with EC Regulation 261/2004", pointed out the company, adding that "at Humberto Delgado Airport, in Lisbon, there were disturbances in about 39% of flights", followed by "Aeródromo do Corvo, with disruptions in 32% of flights and in third place Madeira Airport and Flores Airport, in the Azores, with 28% of flights suffering disruptions".