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OAG has been tracking the effect of the current covid-19 epidemic on aviation capacity since the start of the year.

The following charts show the number of flights departing from various countries for each week since Monday 6th January 2020 until now, and for the comparable week in 2019, starting with Monday 7th January 2019.

INSIGHTS

  • Globally, the number of scheduled flights is now down by 48% compared to the same week last year.

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SCHEDULED CAPACITY CHANGES

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MONITOR GLOBAL FLIGHT UPHEAVAL

Since the outbreak of the virus OAG has seen significant changes to air travel capacity and this is causing ripple effects across the market. Gain access to OAG’s market leading analytics platform to track these changes, cross reference schedules and understand what this could mean for your business.

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SIMPLE AND FAST ACCESS TO THE LATEST AIRLINE SCHEDULES

If your business relies on the freshest schedules and itinerary data, it is essential you review your source. Quality, reliability and frequency matter now more than ever. The quality and reliability you receive from OAG and increasing your frequency will ensure travellers trust your brand not just now but in the future.

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Week Ten

Coronavirus Update Week Ten- Single Largest Ever Capacity Reductions in One Week

Published: 23rd March
As airlines seek to work their way through the COVID-19 both adhering to travel bans and repatriating nationals this week’s numbers are stark. In one week some twenty-one million seats were dropped around the globe as the industry fights its own battle for survival. 
 
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Week Nine-4

Coronavirus Capacity Update Week Nine The Changes Keep on Coming

Published 16th March
The weekend has once again been dominated by airlines making dramatic capacity cuts and cancelling operations. Many carriers have increased the frequency of their schedule updates** to OAG with more and more carriers moving to daily submissions.
 
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Schengen blog

The Scale of the Schengen - US Travel Ban

Published 12 March
According to OAG flight schedules, the ban will effect passengers arriving on nearly 7,000 flights over the next 4 weeks. If those flights were cancelled due to lack of demand that would remove close to 2 million seats each way from the market.

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Coronavirus Capacity Update Week Eight

Coronavirus Capacity Update Week Eight

Published: 9 March 2020
Last week saw an increase in scheduled airline capacity as China added back some three million seats to their domestic network offering some early signs of recovery in the first market affected. Last Monday also saw a number of airlines in Europe and North America begin a series of adjustments in response to the increasing local outbreaks of the virus.
 
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Coronav Week Seven

Chinese Capacity Recovers…Global Capacity Remains Stable

Published: 2 March 2020
The welcomed addition of another 2.9 million scheduled seats (18,200 flights) back into the Chinese domestic market provides a positive update on the impact of the Coronavirus event for the aviation industry. It also places China back as the second-largest market in the world; that may purely be a coincidence.
 
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Coronavirus Week Six

Coronavirus Week Six - Capacity Recovers Slightly...Or Does It?

Published: 24 February 2020
If you believe the data, then this week sees the first signs of a recovery in capacity to/from and within China for the first time since the Coronavirus event; but are we perhaps seeing some “smoke and mirrors” changes to capacity? At OAG we only ever report the data submitted but we always question what’s behind the data.

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Coronavirus Continues Damaging China Capacity

Published: 17 February 2020
Five weeks ago, China was the third-largest international aviation market in the world; today it ranks 25th, just behind Portugal and slightly ahead of Vietnam some change in just a few weeks!
 
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Coronavirus Kills International Capacity

Published: 10 February 2020
Last week we reported on probably the most dramatic reduction in capacity we had ever seen in one market; one week later we have to report that the Coronavirus has resulted in two-thirds of international capacity to and from China being cancelled.
 
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Coronavirus: Resilience of air travel means recovery will come in time

Published: 6 February 2020
In the middle of a crisis it’s often hard to see beyond it, and to imagine life getting back to normal. The latest crisis to hit the aviation industry, and particularly China, punctuating every conversation at the moment is the Coronavirus.
 
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