• FlightAware Blog Home    Aviation Stats Update: March 8, 2021


    "Perhaps due to the vaccine rollout and a reduction in COVID-19 cases, there is an incredible aviation recovery underway. The US and China are leading the charge, each with their 7-day averages up by almost 3,000 flights in the last two weeks."

    -Daniel Baker, CEO, FlightAware

    Commercial Airline Traffic - United States

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    Quick Stats: Commercial Airline Traffic - United States
    Weekly Average | March 1-7

     

    Flights per Day:
    2021: 17,245
    2020: 28,750
    2019: 28,142

    Year-over-year change:
    2021 vs. 2020: -40.02%
    2021 vs. 2019: -38.72%

     

     

    Commercial Airline Traffic - Worldwide

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    Quick Stats: Commercial Airline Traffic - Worldwide
    Weekly Average | March 1-7
     

    Flights per Day:
    2021: 52,282
    2020: 87,732
    2019: 94,582

    Year-over-year change:
    2021 vs. 2020: -40.41%
    2021 vs. 2019: -44.72%


     

    Commercial Airline Traffic - Europe

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    Quick Stats: Commercial Airline Traffic - Europe
    Weekly Average | March 1-7
     

    Flights per Day:
    2021: 5,565
    2020: 21,299
    2019: 21,496

    Year-over-year change:
    2021 vs. 2020: -73.87%
    2021 vs. 2019: -74.11%

     

     

    Commercial Airline Traffic - China

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    Quick Stats: Commercial Airline Traffic - China
    Weekly Average | March 1-7
     

    Flights per Day:
    2021: 12,397
    2020: 5,648
    2019: 13,824

    Year-over-year change:
    2021 vs. 2020: +119.50%
    2021 vs. 2019: -10.33%

     

    Commercial Airline: Any scheduled passenger airline flights. The FAA refers to these as Part 121 and Part 129 traffic. The airline numbers shown in this report do not include canceled flights.

     

     

    Business Aviation Traffic - United States

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    Quick Stats:  Business Aviation Traffic - United States
    Weekly Average | March 1-7
     

    Flights per Day:
    2021: 10,519
    2020: 10,308
    2019: 9,915

    Year-over-year change:
    2021 vs. 2020: +2.05%
    2021 vs. 2019: +6.09%

     

    Business Aviation: Any turbine general aviation flights that are not commercial or cargo airlines. The FAA refers to these as Part 91 or 135 traffic.

     

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