OAG’s latest report shows global airline capacity is expected to reach 423.3m, just 14.2% behind June 2019. This represents a continued steady increase month on month, with capacity now 6.7% higher than in May 2022, which equates to an increase of 26 million seats.
The results of the annual OAG Punctuality League have been revealed, with Garuda Indonesia takes the top spot globally and regionally. The airline recorded an on-time performance 95 per cent for 2019.
Japan Airlines has led the world in on-time performance, according to OAG, a provider of flight information. Some 85 per cent of the carrier’s flights arrived on time last year, closely followed by All Nippon Airways, with 84 per cent, and Delta Air Lines, on 83 per cent.
Beijing will have become the world’s largest airport by seat capacity within three years and Asian airports will account for half the world’s top ten, according to a growth forecast by OAG. OAG’s August FACTS report reveals the world’s current top ten airports by seat capacity and, using growth trend data for the past three years, extrapolates from this month’s ranking to show the potential situation in August 2016.
The Middle East’s low-fare sector has demonstrated a dramatic pace of growth in the last decade which shows no signs of abating, according to OAG, the market leader in airline schedule data. Low-Cost Carriers (LCCs) have grown at an average annual rate of 52% in the last decade, compared to traditional carriers who have grown at an average rate of 7% annually. LCCs in the Middle East have delivered consistently higher growth than LCCs in any other region globally in the last 10 years.
OAG, the market leader in airline schedule data, is celebrating the signing of leading low-cost carrier Air Arabia as the latest airline in the Middle East to adopt schedule analysis tools from OAG and the region’s first customer for the new, state-of-the-art ‘OAG Analyser’ system.
OAG, the global flight information provider, is strengthening the company’s commitment to African aviation by providing the African Airlines Association (AFRAA) with the industry-leading ‘OAG Analyser’ tool.
Handling the travel chaos caused by major flight disruptions is set to become easier with the launch of an innovative new online product by OAG.
While the world’s airlines continue to adjust their schedules and capacity daily to meet fluctuating demand in the wake of Japan’s devastating earthquakes and tsunami, OAG’s latest monthly snapshot of airline activity reveals unprecedented capacity levels planned for April.
A record number of passengers are set to fly this month, despite airlines downsizing their schedules due to the Japanese tsunami and earthquakes. The growth is being fuelled by the Middle East and Asia, as well as low-cost carriers across the globe.