Charting the trends – latest weekly air capacity and flight frequency insights (week 15, 2022)

14 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 11-Apr-2022

Departure frequencies up +1.17% versus last week; up +32.46% versus 2021; up +123.23% versus 2020 and down -22.05% versus 2019.

Seat capacity up +1.61% versus last week; up +58.16% versus 2021; up +205.25% versus 2020 and down -25.54% versus 2019.

Global air travel system data by region for week commencing 11-Apr-2022

Domestic air travel for week commencing 11-Apr-2022

Departure frequencies up +1.04% versus last week; up +11.03% versus 2021; up +83.67% versus 2020 and down -15.66% versus 2019.

Seat capacity up +1.51% versus last week; up +9.56% versus 2021; up +100.27% versus 2020 and down -12.44% versus 2019.

Largest country and territories by domestic departing frequencies for the week commencing 11-Apr-2022

Largest country and territories by domestic seat capacity for the week commencing 11-Apr-2022

International air travel for week commencing 11-Apr-2022

Departure frequencies up +1.52% versus last week; up +156.00% versus 2021; up +383.81% versus 2020 and down -34.47% versus 2019.

Seat capacity up +1.70% versus last week; up +172.74% versus 2021; up +506.23% versus 2020 and down -34.78% versus 2019.

Largest country and territories by international departing frequencies for the week commencing 11-Apr-2022 

Largest country and territories by international seat capacity for the week commencing 11-Apr-2022