Charting the trends – latest weekly air capacity and flight frequency insights (week 11, 2022)

17 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 14-Mar-2022

Departure frequencies up +0.11% versus last week; up +34.34% versus 2021; down -12.75% versus 2020 and down -23.07% versus 2019.

Seat capacity up +0.15% versus last week; up +56.95% versus 2021; down -12.71% versus 2020 and down -28.1% versus 2019.

Global air travel system data by region for week commencing 14-Mar-2022

Domestic air travel for week commencing 14-Mar-2022

Departure frequencies down -0.12% versus last week; up +18.04% versus 2021; down -8.69% versus 2020 and down -14.07% versus 2019.

Seat capacity down -0.14% versus last week; up +18.63% versus 2021; down -2.53% versus 2020 and down -9.30% versus 2019.

Largest country and territories by domestic departing frequencies for the week commencing 14-Mar-2022

Largest country and territories by domestic seat capacity for the week commencing 14-Mar-2022

International air travel for week commencing 14-Mar-2022

Departure frequencies up +0.81% versus last week; up +133.09% versus 2021; down -23.23% versus 2020 and down -41.78% versus 2019.

Seat capacity up +0.49% versus last week; up +154.46% versus 2021; down -22.33% versus 2020 and down -42.37% versus 2019.

Largest country and territories by international departing frequencies for the week commencing 14-Mar-2022 

Largest country and territories by international seat capacity for the week commencing 14-Mar-2022