After reaching the highest post-Covid era capacity levels in mid-April (104.2 million planned seats) and dropping numbers in May, global capacity is rising again, with 98.9 million scheduled seats, a 35% increase over June 2021 and a startling 146% rise over June 2020.

worldwide capacity june 2022

Africa‘s capacity has been stagnant since May, but it is now back on the rise, with 2.9 million weekly scheduled seats. This is a 45% increase over June 2021 and a staggering 292% increase over June 2020.

africa capacity june 2022

Asia saw a large drop in May, with data rebounding in June, after peaking in mid-April with 38.4 million scheduled seats. It currently has 34.3 million scheduled seats, which is a 19% increase from June 2021 and a 50% increase from June 2020.

asia capacity june 2022

Europe’s capacity figures have been growing since the beginning of May, reaching the highest levels in the post-Covid era at the end of June, with 28.0 million seats scheduled. This marks a 78% increase over the same period last year and a staggering 373% increase over June 2020.

europe capacity june 2022

Following a considerable drop after hitting a peak in mid-April, North America‘s capacity levels stagnated in May but are rising at the end of June. Currently, North America has 26.5 million scheduled seats, a 20% increase over June 2021 and a huge 182% increase over June 2020.

north america capacity june 2022

Oceania‘s capacity has also decreased since peaking in mid-April, with 2.2 million planned seats currently available. This is a 26% increase over the same period last year and a whopping 300% increase over June 2020 figures.

oceania capacity june 2022

South America’s capacity remained stable in May, with currently 4.79 million seats scheduled. Compared to the same period last year, we see a 68% increase and an incredible 675% increase compared to June 2020.

south america capacity june 2022

Based on the passenger data we’ve gathered, we’ve compiled a list of the Top 25 airlines worldwide with the highest load factors for April 2022. Allegiant Air leads the list with a load factor of 85.00% while Sideral Linhas Aéreas is at the bottom, with just 3%.

load factors april 2022

The recent update on the worldwide capacity is available here.

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