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.
See related reports:
- Global LCC Rankings: May-2011. Mexico's Volaris and India's SpiceJet break into the top LCC grouping
- World's Biggest Airlines Rankings: China Southern drops back, ANA replaces JAL
Alliances, LCCs and unaligned carriers' shares of global capacity: May-2011 vs May-2010
|Alliance||May-10||May-11||% Change||Global Share||Variance|
|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%|