Charting the trends – latest weekly air capacity and flight frequency insights (week 5, 2023)

2 February, 2023

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-Jan-2023

Departure frequencies up +1.48% versus last week; up +23.99% versus 2022; up +71.94% versus 2021; down -9.84% versus 2020 and down -11.64% versus 2019.

Seat capacity up +1.50% versus last week; up +37.29% versus 2022; up +115.44% versus 2021; down -9.06% versus 2020 and down -11.21% versus 2019.

Global air travel system data by region for week commencing 30-Jan-2023

Largest airlines by system seat capacity for the week commencing 30-Jan-2023

Largest airports by system seat capacity for the week commencing 30-Jan-2023

Domestic air travel for week commencing 30-Jan-2023

Departure frequencies up +1.42% versus last week; up +15.12% versus 2022; up +46.05% versus 2021; down -4.39% versus 2020 and down -6.70% versus 2019.

Seat capacity up +1.55% versus last week; up +19.35% versus 2022; up +53.78% versus 2021; up +3.73% versus 2020 and up +0.58% versus 2019.

Largest country and territories by domestic departing frequencies for the week commencing 30-Jan-2023

Largest country and territories by domestic seat capacity for the week commencing 30-Jan-2023

Largest airlines by domestic seat capacity for the week commencing 30-Jan-2023

Largest airports by domestic seat capacity for the week commencing 30-Jan-2023

International air travel for week commencing 30-Jan-2023

Departure frequencies up +1.63% versus last week; up +53.58% versus 2022; up +208.78% versus 2021; down -21.10% versus 2020 and down -21.98% versus 2019.

Seat capacity up +1.45% versus last week; up +60.36% versus 2022; up +249.59% versus 2021; down -18.66% versus 2020 and down -20.17% versus 2019.

Largest country and territories by international departing frequencies for the week commencing 30-Jan-2023

Largest country and territories by international seat capacity for the week commencing 30-Jan-2023

Largest airlines by international seat capacity for the week commencing 30-Jan-2023

Largest airports by international seat capacity for the week commencing 30-Jan-2023