Charting the trends – latest weekly air capacity and flight frequency insights (week 10, 2022)

10 March, 2022

They say 'a picture paints a thousand words'. In this regular section CTC - Corporate Travel Community incorporates and expands on the popular charts produced in the 2020 air capacity series 'Coronavirus Statistics Snapshot'. These are sourced from CAPA - Centre for Aviation analysis of OAG schedule data and incorporates seat detail from CAPA's own database. It offers a weekly look at how the pandemic is impacting global flight levels and seat capacity in the world's largest markets.

Headline global air travel system data for week commencing 07-Mar-2022

Departure frequencies down -0.06% versus last week; up +35.87% versus 2021; down -16.06% versus 2020 and down -25.53% versus 2019.

Seat capacity down -0.03% versus last week; up +59.28% versus 2021; down -18.67% versus 2020 and down -28.57% versus 2019.

Global air travel system data by region for week commencing 07-Mar-2022

Domestic air travel for week commencing 07-Mar-2022

Departure frequencies down -0.05% versus last week; up +19.58% versus 2021; down -9.03% versus 2020 and down -14.46% versus 2019.

Seat capacity down -0.35% versus last week; up +20.65% versus 2021; down -2.92% versus 2020 and down -9.83% versus 2019.

Largest country and territories by domestic departing frequencies for the week commencing 07-Mar-2022

Largest country and territories by domestic seat capacity for the week commencing 07-Mar-2022

International air travel for week commencing 07-Mar-2022

Departure frequencies down -0.10% versus last week; up +135.03% versus 2021; down -32.28% versus 2020 and down -42.43% versus 2019.

Seat capacity up +0.36% versus last week; up +157.77% versus 2021; down -31.86% versus 2020 and down -42.76% versus 2019.

Largest country and territories by international departing frequencies for the week commencing 07-Mar-2022

Largest country and territories by international seat capacity for the week commencing 07-Mar-2022