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OAG reports 7% growth in global airline seat capacity in Jun-2010

4-Jun-2010 10:32 AM

OAG reports (03-Jun-2010) global airline seat capacity and frequency in Jun-2010 will increase 7% and 6% year-on-year, respectively. Details include:

  • Global: seat capacity +7%, scheduled services +6% year-on-year;
    • Within Europe: +7%, +5%;
    • To/from Europe: +7%, +9%;
    • Within Africa: +10%, +9%;
    • To/from Africa: +18%, +18%;
    • Within North America: -1%, -1%;
    • To/from North America: +5%, +6%;
    • Within Central & South America: +17%, +17%;
    • To/from Central & South America: +9%, +9%;
    • Within Asia: +10%, +11%;
    • To/from Asia: +10%, +11%;
    • Within Middle East: +13%, +14%;
    • To/from Middle East: +11%, +12%. [more]

UBM Aviation: “Airlines are scheduling for strong demand in air travel throughout most of the world this summer, with the exception of travel within North America, which remains flat. US carriers are being cautious not to increase capacity too aggressively, having learned a lesson from the past when over-capacity was a key contributor to their economic woes,” Peter von Moltke, Chief Executive Officer. Source: OAG, 03-Jun-2010.