Charting the trends – latest weekly air capacity and flight frequency insights (week 32, 2022)

11 August, 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 08-Aug-2022

Departure frequencies up +1.58% versus last week; up +29.97% versus 2021; up +64.41% versus 2020 and down -14.09% versus 2019.

Seat capacity up +1.41% versus last week; up +41.81% versus 2021; up +90.67% versus 2020 and down -16.38% versus 2019.

Global air travel system data by region for week commencing 08-Aug-2022

Largest airlines by system seat capacity for the week commencing 08-Aug-2022

Largest airports by system seat capacity for the week commencing 08-Aug-2022

Domestic air travel for week commencing 08-Aug-2022

Departure frequencies up +2.28% versus last week; up +22.37% versus 2021; up +46.12% versus 2020 and down -7.81% versus 2019.

Seat capacity up +2.98% versus last week; up +28.23% versus 2021; up +49.88% versus 2020 and down -1.59% versus 2019.

Largest country and territories by domestic departing frequencies for the week commencing 08-Aug-2022

Largest country and territories by domestic seat capacity for the week commencing 08-Aug-2022

Largest airlines by domestic seat capacity for the week commencing 08-Aug-2022

Largest airports by domestic seat capacity for the week commencing 08-Aug-2022

International air travel for week commencing 08-Aug-2022

Departure frequencies down -0.06% versus last week; up +51.85% versus 2021; up +131.87% versus 2020 and down -25.89% versus 2019.

Seat capacity up +0.04% versus last week; up +56.69% versus 2021; up +152.23% versus 2020 and down -26.31% versus 2019.

Largest country and territories by international departing frequencies for the week commencing 08-Aug-2022

Largest country and territories by international seat capacity for the week commencing 08-Aug-2022

Largest airlines by international seat capacity for the week commencing 08-Aug-2022

Largest airports by international seat capacity for the week commencing 08-Aug-2022