Charting the trends – latest weekly air capacity and flight frequency insights (week 48, 2022)

1 December, 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 28-Nov-2022

Departure frequencies up +0.99% versus last week; up +10.62% versus 2021; up +52.07% versus 2020 and down -17.22% versus 2019.

Seat capacity up +0.88% versus last week; up +21.26% versus 2021; up +90.87% versus 2020 and down -17.13% versus 2019.

Global air travel system data by region for week commencing 28-Nov-2022

Largest airlines by system seat capacity for the week commencing 28-Nov-2022

Largest airports by system seat capacity for the week commencing 28-Nov-2022

Domestic air travel for week commencing 28-Nov-2022

Departure frequencies up +0.98% versus last week; up +2.06% versus 2021; up +25.58% versus 2020 and down -14.80% versus 2019.

Seat capacity up +0.64% versus last week; up +3.12% versus 2021; up +27.34% versus 2020 and down -10.39% versus 2019.

Largest country and territories by domestic departing frequencies for the week commencing 28-Nov-2022

Largest country and territories by domestic seat capacity for the week commencing 28-Nov-2022

Largest airlines by domestic seat capacity for the week commencing 28-Nov-2022

Largest airports by domestic seat capacity for the week commencing 28-Nov-2022

International air travel for week commencing 28-Nov-2022

Departure frequencies up +1.00% versus last week; up +38.34% versus 2021; up +206.40% versus 2020 and down -22.47% versus 2019.

Seat capacity up +1.09% versus last week; up +44.25% versus 2021; up +248.47% versus 2020 and down -22.43% versus 2019.

Largest country and territories by international departing frequencies for the week commencing 28-Nov-2022 

Largest country and territories by international seat capacity for the week commencing 28-Nov-2022

Largest airlines by international seat capacity for the week commencing 28-Nov-2022

Largest airports by international seat capacity for the week commencing 28-Nov-2022