November 06, 2023 16:10 GMT
Global Air Passenger Capacity Down 1.5% On Week: OAG
Global air passenger capacity saw another weekly fall in the week starting Nov. 6, down 3% on the week to 103.4m seats, according to OAG.
- Total global capacity is now 3% below the same period in 2019.
- The total capacity across 2023 is forecast to be 3.5% below full year 2019, but 17.4% above 2022.
- North America saw a domestic capacity increase on the week, up by 1.9%, or 380k seats. However, this was offset by falls in Northeast Asia and Europe, with declines of 157k and 151k in domestic seats respectively.
- Overall seat numbers continue to fall as Northern Hemisphere winter schedules begin, which are reflective of the lower seasonal demand.
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