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Global Passenger Capacity Rises on Week: OAG

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Global passenger capacity is set to rise 2.3% to 107.1m seats in the week commencing Dec. 18, according to OAG data.

  • Airline capacity this week is 0.2% above the same period in 2019.
  • Global airline capacity is increasing as the Christmas and New Year travel season approaches in many countries. However, next week is expected to see a small fall in capacity to 106.5m seats.
  • Projected capacity across 2023 is forecast to be 5.543 billion seats, 3.7% below 2019 capacity, but 17.2% above 2022.
  • All regions have seen an international capacity increase during the week, while domestic capacity is up in all regions apart from Southern Africa and Lower South America.

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Global passenger capacity is set to rise 2.3% to 107.1m seats in the week commencing Dec. 18, according to OAG data.

  • Airline capacity this week is 0.2% above the same period in 2019.
  • Global airline capacity is increasing as the Christmas and New Year travel season approaches in many countries. However, next week is expected to see a small fall in capacity to 106.5m seats.
  • Projected capacity across 2023 is forecast to be 5.543 billion seats, 3.7% below 2019 capacity, but 17.2% above 2022.
  • All regions have seen an international capacity increase during the week, while domestic capacity is up in all regions apart from Southern Africa and Lower South America.

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