Charting the trends – latest weekly air capacity and flight frequency insights (week 14, 2022)

7 April, 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 04-Apr-2022

Departure frequencies up +1.30% versus last week; up +29.41% versus 2021; up +94.43% versus 2020 and down -23.63% versus 2019.

Seat capacity up +1.34% versus last week; up +52.38% versus 2021; up +158.30% versus 2020 and down -26.95% versus 2019.

Global air travel system data by region for week commencing 04-Apr-2022

Domestic air travel for week commencing 04-Apr-2022

Departure frequencies up +0.43% versus last week; up +9.08% versus 2021; up +60.86% versus 2020 and down -17.73% versus 2019.

Seat capacity down -0.66% versus last week; up +6.65% versus 2021; up +72.41% versus 2020 and down -14.62% versus 2019.

Largest country and territories by domestic departing frequencies for the week commencing 04-Apr-2022

Largest country and territories by domestic seat capacity for the week commencing 04-Apr-2022

International air travel for week commencing 04-Apr-2022

Departure frequencies up +3.54% versus last week; up +143.35% versus 2021; up +308.78% versus 2020 and down -35.29% versus 2019.

Seat capacity up +3.32% versus last week; up +156.92% versus 2021; up +389.90% versus 2020 and down -35.76% versus 2019.

Largest country and territories by international departing frequencies for the week commencing 04-Apr-2022 

Largest country and territories by international seat capacity for the week commencing 04-Apr-2022