Airline Infographics Of The Month: February 2023

OAG's aviation data is updated in real-time, which means we can share data-backed insight into the airline market and the wider travel industry as and when the stories happen. With this constantly-evolving picture, we wouldn't want you to miss anything, so here we've summed up all of this month's must-know information in an easy-to-digest format.

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In February 2023, the three US airlines adding most seat capacity were American Airlines (888,498), United (210,059) and Delta (337,135).

AA is also the largest American airline, followed by Southwest and Delta.

Virgin Atlantic has demonstrated a bold tactic of quickly canceling less profitable routes  With most of their sales coming from Europe and North America, they could return to their previously successful strategy of jumping into mature markets where their major competitor, British Airways, has a significant presence.
NFTs aren't just a type of digital artwork; they have a variety of applications in the travel industry due to the "indelible" nature of changes made and the ability to prove ownership with certainty.

In 2019, residents across Denmark, Norway and Sweden traveled more often than residents of other major European countries,  with Norwegians the most frequent travelers averaging over 7 journeys per person. 

This means competition is hotting up for airlines in Scandinavia, with recent big winners including Ryanair (+36% capacity), Vueling (+100% capacity) and Norway’s Wideroe Flyveselskap (+8% capacity).

In February 2023,  the South East Asian country with most airline capacity is Indonesia (8,975,064), followed by Thailand (5,656,934) and Viet Nam (5,579,406). Overall capacity in South East Asia in February 2023 remains 22% behind 2019 at 31.2 million seats.


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