OAG: 405.4 thousand seats to be occupied by airlines in a week

Dubai International is the largest airport in the world with seat capacity

The UAE market acquires 26% of the seat capacity in the middle.


The latest data issued by OAG International, which provides airport and airline data, showed that Dubai International Airport still maintains its position as the largest air transport crossing in the world in terms of seat capacity, provided by airlines on international flights departing at the airport.

According to the corporation’s data, airlines will occupy a total of 405,444 seats on international flights for the week that began on February 15, compared to about 402,000 seats in the week before that, with a growth rate of about 0.8%.

She indicated that the total seat capacity on flights in "Dubai International" reached more than 823,000 seats during the first and second weeks of February.

According to the data, the seat capacity on "scheduled" flights at the country's airports reaches more than 582,000 seats this week, compared to 578,000 seats in the previous week.

The UAE market accounts for about 26% of the total capacity in the Middle East, which reached 2.2 million seats this week, with a growth rate of 1.5%.

Globally, total weekly seat capacity has returned to 52.6 million, just over half of the capacity levels that were reported prior to the outbreak of the Covid-19 pandemic.

The OAG data revealed that last week, 39.2 million additional scheduled seats were removed from the database for the next three months, including five million in the last two weeks of February.

The corporation stated that some airlines are now making changes to their final schedule, with less than two weeks' notice, while other companies are working on making adjustments about six weeks before the date of travel, expecting more seat capacity to be removed in the coming weeks, despite the news. Good in some global markets.

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