Charting the trends – latest weekly air capacity and flight frequency insights (week 13, 2022)

31 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 28-Mar-2022

Departure frequencies up +10.83% versus last week; up +40.94% versus 2021; up +62.18% versus 2020 and down -17.63% versus 2019.

Seat capacity up +14.12% versus last week; up +64.63% versus 2021; up +108.96% versus 2020 and down -21.41% versus 2019.

Global air travel system data by region for week commencing 28-Mar-2022

Domestic air travel for week commencing 28-Mar-2022

Departure frequencies up +9.38% versus last week; up +22.86% versus 2021; up +40.39% versus 2020 and down -8.74% versus 2019.

Seat capacity up +12.29% versus last week; up +24.50% versus 2021; up +56.18% versus 2020 and down -1.79% versus 2019.

Largest country and territories by domestic departing frequencies for the week commencing 28-Mar-2022

Largest country and territories by domestic seat capacity for the week commencing 28-Mar-2022

International air travel for week commencing 28-Mar-2022

Departure frequencies up +15.10% versus last week; up +140.24% versus 2021; up +187.52% versus 2020 and down -35.32% versus 2019.

Seat capacity up +16.19% versus last week; up +154.60% versus 2021; up +232.01% versus 2020 and down -35.53% versus 2019.

Largest country and territories by international departing frequencies for the week commencing 28-Mar-2022 

Largest country and territories by international seat capacity for the week commencing 28-Mar-2022