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Global Alliance rankings: May-2011. SkyTeam gains a little ground on Star

16-May-2011

SkyTeam alliance members are expanding their seats offer and ASKs by 7.6% and 8.7%, respectively, this month. This is well ahead of the global average increases of 6.0% and 6.8% in seats and ASKs this month. It has seen SkyTeam grow its share of global airline capacity (seats and ASKs) to 14%, while the market leader, Star Alliance, has seen its share slip half a percentage to about a quarter of global aviation on both measures.

oneworld's share continues to contract, as its members cut seats and ASKs by 4.5% and 0.7%, respectively, latest Innovata data shows. oneworld's share of global seats has slumped 1.2 ppts to 10.3% and its share of ASKs by 1ppt to 13.7%.

The world's LCCs now command a 23.6% share of global seats, up 0.7 ppts from 22.9% in May-2010, and up from 23.1% in Apr-2011.

Unaligned airlines (which remain the biggest 'group') hold a 28.4% share of worldwide seats this month, up from 27.6% in May-2010.

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Alliances, LCCs and unaligned carriers' shares of global capacity: May-2011 vs May-2010

 Alliance    May-10  May-11  % Change Global Share  Variance
May-10 May-11
oneworld Flights per Week 58,333 56,285 -3.5% 10.3% 9.4% -0.9
  Seats per Week 8,148,757 7,778,533 -4.5% 11.5% 10.3% -1.2

ASKs per Week 17,572,761,503 17,450,184,467 -0.7% 14.7% 13.7% -1.0
SkyTeam Alliance Flights per Week 78,903 83,153 5.4% 13.9% 14.0% 0.1
  Seats per Week 9,778,606 10,525,225 7.6% 13.8% 14.0% 0.2

ASKs per Week 18,246,295,499 19,828,998,624 8.7% 15.3% 15.6% 0.3
Star Alliance Flights per Week 143,606 147,285 2.6% 25.3% 24.7% -0.6
  Seats per Week 17,144,207 17,772,828 3.7% 24.2% 23.6% -0.6

ASKs per Week 31,273,315,861 32,790,269,001 4.9% 26.2% 25.7% -0.5
Low Cost Carriers Flights per Week 110,129 119,933 8.9% 19.4% 20.1% 0.7
  Seats per Week 16,252,639 17,726,131 9.1% 22.9% 23.6% 0.7

ASKs per Week 19,515,113,611 21,612,529,993 10.7% 16.4% 17.0% 0.6
Un-Aligned Carriers Flights per Week 177,130 189,100 6.8% 31.2% 31.7% 0.5
  Seats per Week 19,554,906 21,357,568 9.2% 27.6% 28.4% 0.8

ASKs per Week 32,615,477,588 35,689,446,590 9.4% 27.4% 28.0% 0.6
Grand Total Flights per Week   568,101 595,756 4.9%      
Grand Total Seats per Week   70,879,115 75,160,285 6.0%      
Grand Total ASKs per Week   119,222,964,062 127,371,428,675 6.8%      

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