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    "Commercial flight traffic in China is now only 2% away from a full recovery. Business Aviation in the US continues to show growth over 2019, with traffic up 12% this week."

    -Daniel Baker, CEO, FlightAware

    Commercial Airline Traffic - United States

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    Quick Stats: Commercial Airline Traffic - United States
    Weekly Average | April 5-11

     

    Flights per Day:
    2021: 19,639
    2020: 9,438
    2019: 28,678

    Year-over-year change:
    2021 vs. 2020: +108.08%
    2021 vs. 2019: -31.52%

     

     

    Commercial Airline Traffic - Worldwide

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    Quick Stats: Commercial Airline Traffic - Worldwide
    Weekly Average | April 5-11
     

    Flights per Day:
    2021: 59,481
    2020: 21,665
    2019: 97,797

    Year-over-year change:
    2021 vs. 2020: +174.55%
    2021 vs. 2019: -39.18%

     

    Commercial Airline Traffic - Europe

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    Quick Stats: Commercial Airline Traffic - Europe
    Weekly Average | April 5-11
     

    Flights per Day:
    2021: 7,198
    2020: 1,594
    2019: 24,050

    Year-over-year change:
    2021 vs. 2020: +351.62%
    2021 vs. 2019: -70.07%

     

    Commercial Airline Traffic - China

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    Quick Stats: Commercial Airline Traffic - China
    Weekly Average | April 5-11
     

    Flights per Day:
    2021: 13,487
    2020: 5,359
    2019: 13,775

    Year-over-year change:
    2021 vs. 2020: +151.67%
    2021 vs. 2019: -2.09%

     

    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 | April 5-11
     

    Flights per Day:
    2021: 11,683
    2020: 2,921
    2019: 10,431

    Year-over-year change:
    2021 vs. 2020: +300.01%
    2021 vs. 2019: +12%

     

    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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    FlightAware (flightaware.com) is the leading provider of real-time and historical flight information and insights to the global aviation community. FlightAware serves all segments of the aviation marketplace through best-in-class applications and data services that provide comprehensive information about the current and predicted movement of aircraft. Through the collection, interpretation, and enrichment of hundreds of sources of data, including data from FlightAware’s own proprietary terrestrial ADS-B network with tens of thousands of receivers spanning seven continents in 200 countries and territories, FlightAware transforms millions of raw flight data elements and delivers them as coherent, easy-to-consume flight stories. As a single source of accurate and actionable data for aviation players large and small, FlightAware is Central to Aviation™. FlightAware is privately held, with headquarters in Houston and sales offices in New York, Austin, Singapore, and London.

     

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