Charting the trends – latest weekly air capacity and flight frequency insights (week 46, 2022)

17 November, 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 14-Nov-2022

Departure frequencies up +0.15% versus last week; up +13.19% versus 2021; up +52.86% versus 2020 and down -17.66% versus 2019.

Seat capacity up +0.00% versus last week; up +24.41% versus 2021; up +92.93% versus 2020 and down -17.48% versus 2019.

Global air travel system data by region for week commencing 14-Nov-2022

Largest airlines by system seat capacity for the week commencing 14-Nov-2022

Largest airports by system seat capacity for the week commencing 14-Nov-2022

Domestic air travel for week commencing 14-Nov-2022

Departure frequencies up +0.42% versus last week; up +4.76% versus 2021; up +26.03% versus 2020 and down -15.44% versus 2019.

Seat capacity up +0.38% versus last week; up +6.76% versus 2021; up +28.14% versus 2020 and down -11.16% versus 2019.

Largest country and territories by domestic departing frequencies for the week commencing 14-Nov-2022

Largest country and territories by domestic seat capacity for the week commencing 14-Nov-2022

Largest airlines by domestic seat capacity for the week commencing 14-Nov-2022

Largest airports by domestic seat capacity for the week commencing 14-Nov-2022

International air travel for week commencing 14-Nov-2022

Departure frequencies down -0.51% versus last week; up +40.36% versus 2021; up +213.34% versus 2020 and down -22.55% versus 2019.

Seat capacity down -0.34% versus last week; up +46.60% versus 2021; up +259.27% versus 2020 and down -22.53% versus 2019.

Largest country and territories by international departing frequencies for the week commencing 14-Nov-2022 

Largest country and territories by international seat capacity for the week commencing 14-Nov-2022

Largest airlines by international seat capacity for the week commencing 14-Nov-2022

Largest airports by international seat capacity for the week commencing 14-Nov-2022