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Global Airline Passenger Capacity Rises 0.3% on Week: OAG

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Global airline passenger capacity is set to rise to 112.79m seats in the seven days commencing April 22, OAG said.

  • This is a rise of 0.30% on the previous week, continuing the slowing in capacity increases. Capacity rose by 0.37%, and 0.42% last week and two weeks ago respectively.
  • Domestic capacity is up 0.49% to 67.26m seats, while international capacity is largely flat at 45.53m seats.
  • The rise on the week is again below expectations, with last week’s forward schedule expecting a rise of 0.82% to 113.37m seats.
  • Capacity is undershooting the forecast by 0.579m seats, driven by a 0.5m shortfall in domestic capacity and international capacity lagging by around 79k seats.
  • Looking at next week’s forward schedule, total global passenger capacity is set to rise 1.84% to 114.86m seats.

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Global airline passenger capacity is set to rise to 112.79m seats in the seven days commencing April 22, OAG said.

  • This is a rise of 0.30% on the previous week, continuing the slowing in capacity increases. Capacity rose by 0.37%, and 0.42% last week and two weeks ago respectively.
  • Domestic capacity is up 0.49% to 67.26m seats, while international capacity is largely flat at 45.53m seats.
  • The rise on the week is again below expectations, with last week’s forward schedule expecting a rise of 0.82% to 113.37m seats.
  • Capacity is undershooting the forecast by 0.579m seats, driven by a 0.5m shortfall in domestic capacity and international capacity lagging by around 79k seats.
  • Looking at next week’s forward schedule, total global passenger capacity is set to rise 1.84% to 114.86m seats.

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