After a drop in the second week of September, overall worldwide capacity has slightly increased and now stands at 81.8 million scheduled seats per week. When compared to the same week in September 2020, capacity increased by 43% in September 2021.
After a modest decline in the second week of September, Asia’s capacity is growing again, with 31.1 million scheduled seats now available. This represents a 10% increase over the same week in September 2020.
North America’s capacity has begun to decline in August, following the same trend in September. Currently, North America counts 22.3 million scheduled seats. When compared to the same week in September 2020, we may notice an increase of up to 80%.
After reaching a record this year at the end of August, Europe’s capacity is now declining, with 21.2 weekly seats scheduled per week. Still, when compared to the same week in September 2020, this indicates a 60% increase.
With 3.8 million scheduled seats per week, South America’s capacity is continuously increasing. This is a huge rise of 163% as compared to September 2020.
Africa’s capacity numbers stagnated in September, with a small rise in the last week, counting 2.3 million scheduled seats. In comparison to the same week in 2020, we may see an increase of 82%.
Oceania’s capacity figures plummeted in September as a consequence of rigorous covid restrictions. Oceania currently counts 961,114 scheduled seats. Even still, when we compare these figures to the same week last year, we see a 24% rise.
With 91% Spring Airlines from China had the highest load factor in July 2021, ranking first on the list of “Top 25 Airlines with the highest load factor.” The airline with the lowest load factor is Scoot, with a load factor of just 8%.