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    "We're excited to report that China has officially surpassed 2019 commercial flight traffic levels for the first time since the pandemic began. This is a huge milestone, not only for China but for all of aviation."

    -Daniel Baker, CEO, FlightAware

    Commercial Airline Traffic - United States

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    Quick Stats: Commercial Airline Traffic - United States
    Weekly Average | April 19-25

     

    Flights per Day:
    2021: 19,402
    2020: 6,929
    2019: 28,657

    Year-over-year change:
    2021 vs. 2020: +180.01%
    2021 vs. 2019: -32.30%

     

     

    Commercial Airline Traffic - Worldwide

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    Quick Stats: Commercial Airline Traffic - Worldwide
    Weekly Average | April 19-25
     

    Flights per Day:
    2021: 58,461
    2020: 18,747
    2019: 98,446

    Year-over-year change:
    2021 vs. 2020: +211.85%
    2021 vs. 2019: -40.62%

     

    Commercial Airline Traffic - Europe

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    Quick Stats: Commercial Airline Traffic - Europe
    Weekly Average | April 19-25
     

    Flights per Day:
    2021: 6,701
    2020: 1,719
    2019: 24,691

    Year-over-year change:
    2021 vs. 2020: +289.92%
    2021 vs. 2019: -72.86%

     

    Commercial Airline Traffic - China

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    Quick Stats: Commercial Airline Traffic - China
    Weekly Average | April 19-25
     

    Flights per Day:
    2021: 14,250
    2020: 5,957
    2019: 14,127

    Year-over-year change:
    2021 vs. 2020: +139.23%
    2021 vs. 2019: +0.87%

     

    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 19-25
     

    Flights per Day:
    2021: 11,134
    2020: 3,573
    2019: 10,072

    Year-over-year change:
    2021 vs. 2020: +211.60%
    2021 vs. 2019: +10.55%

     

    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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