Charting the trends – latest weekly air capacity and flight frequency insights (week 22, 2022)

2 June, 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 30-May-2022

Departure frequencies up +1.76% versus last week; up +29.32% versus 2021; up +124.27% versus 2020 and down -21.01% versus 2019.

Seat capacity up +2.10% versus last week; up +52.20% versus 2021; up +195.91% versus 2020 and down -23.43% versus 2019.

Global air travel system data by region for week commencing 30-May-2022

Largest airlines by system seat capacity for the week commencing 30-May-2022

Domestic air travel for week commencing 30-May-2022

Departure frequencies up +1.36% versus last week; up +9.07% versus 2021; up +79.73% versus 2020 and down -16.47% versus 2019.

Seat capacity up +1.43% versus last week; up +8.40% versus 2021; up +83.99% versus 2020 and down -12.96% versus 2019.

Largest country and territories by domestic departing frequencies for the week commencing 30-May-2022

Largest country and territories by domestic seat capacity for the week commencing 30-May-2022

Largest airlines by domestic seat capacity for the week commencing 30-May-2022

International air travel for week commencing 30-May-2022

Departure frequencies up +2.66% versus last week; up +122.20% versus 2021; up +407.32% versus 2020 and down -29.63% versus 2019.

Seat capacity up +2.68% versus last week; up +132.52% versus 2021; up +516.66% versus 2020 and down -30.58% versus 2019.

Largest country and territories by international departing frequencies for the week commencing 30-May-2022 

Largest country and territories by international seat capacity for the week commencing 30-May-2022

Largest airlines by international seat capacity for the week commencing 30-May-2022