Charting the trends – latest weekly air capacity and flight frequency insights (week 17, 2022)

28 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 25-Apr-2022

Departure frequencies up +3.01% versus last week; up +38.44% versus 2021; up +135.80% versus 2020 and down -20.11% versus 2019.

Seat capacity up +2.74% versus last week; up +64.56% versus 2021; up +217.19% versus 2020 and down -23.82% versus 2019.

Global air travel system data by region for week commencing 25-Apr-2022

Largest airlines by system seat capacity for the week commencing 25-Apr-2022

Domestic air travel for week commencing 25-Apr-2022

Departure frequencies up +3.74% versus last week; up +16.99% versus 2021; up +97.47% versus 2020 and down -12.94% versus 2019.

Seat capacity up +4.46% versus last week; up +15.91% versus 2021; up +112.97% versus 2020 and down -8.94% versus 2019.

Largest country and territories by domestic departing frequencies for the week commencing 25-Apr-2022

Largest country and territories by domestic seat capacity for the week commencing 25-Apr-2022

Largest airlines by domestic seat capacity for the week commencing 25-Apr-2022

International air travel for week commencing 25-Apr-2022

Departure frequencies up +1.19% versus last week; up +160.12% versus 2021; up +367.07% versus 2020 and down -33.99% versus 2019.

Seat capacity up +1.11% versus last week; up +177.38% versus 2021; up +503.20% versus 2020 and down -34.24% versus 2019.

Largest country and territories by international departing frequencies for the week commencing 25-Apr-2022 

Largest country and territories by international seat capacity for the week commencing 25-Apr-2022

Largest airlines by international seat capacity for the week commencing 25-Apr-2022