Private jet flight activity dips 20% week-to-week to a 52-week low in the week ending Dec. 25, 6% below 2021’s record levels

Global private jet flight activity dropped 20% week-to-week in Week 51, putting the 57,233 departures 6% below last year and at a 52-week low.

Over the past four weeks through Dec. 25, 2022, private aviation volume was down 5%, according to WingX tracking

In the U.S., week-to-week volume dropped 23%, with 38,832 departures, 9% below 2021’s record pace.

Looking towards Europe, its 8,143 flights marked a 19% week-to-week decline, 8% below last year.

Even Asia, which has been on a steady growth trail, saw a 17% week-to-week decline even though those numbers were 32% up on 2021.

Private Jet Flight Activity Analysis – 2022 – Week 51

MarketWeek 51%Change vs. prior week%Change vs. 202152- week highWeek52- week lowWeekLast 4 Weeks (Flights)%Change vs. 2021
Global57,233-20%-6%78,503W25 202257,233W51 2022268,581-5%
North America43,691-21%-8%62,573W14 202243,691W51 2022206,361-6%
USA38,832-23%-9%57,147W14 202238,832W51 2022187,720-6%
Florida6,070-13%-11%10,603W8 20223,744W39 202226,938-11%
California4,066-15%-13%6,392W7 20224,066W51 202218,121-12%
Texas3,853-32%-6%6,176W10 20223,850W27 202220,264-2%
Europe8,143-19%-8%17,608W26 20227,591W52 202136,132-8%
UK1,094-27%12%2,336W26 2022894W52 20215,2283%
Germany1,007-26%2%1,915W26 2022704W52 20214,9270%
France1,169-20%-8%3,032W21 20221,052W52 20215,055-14%
Switzerland749-11%-5%1,209W21 2022549W47 20222,918-1%
Italy666-17%4%2,357W28 2022456W1 20223,0238%
Middle East1,600-26%33%2,173W50 2022926W4 20226,93036%
Africa78213%20%876W19 2022508W52 20213,02417%
Asia2,704-17%32%3,269W50 20221,589W52 202111,23831%
South America1,395-6%18%1,490W50 2022848W52 20215,4793%
Source: WingX for Private Jet Card Comparisons. Includes Jets and VIP Airliners.

Fractional and charter operators flew 31,174 segments, a 13% week-to-week dip and 12% below 201.

For the U.S., its 22,195 departures were 14% off Week 50 and the same amount below last year.

Europe’s 5,940 fractional and charter flights marked a 16% week-to-week decline.

Part 135/91K – Private Jet Flight Activity Analysis – 2022 – Week 51

Market (Part 91K & Part135)Week 51%Change vs. prior week%Change vs. 202152-week highWeek52-week lowWeekLast 4 Weeks (Flights)%Change vs. 2021
Global31,174-13%-12%41,811W8 202231,174W51 2022133,648-11%
North America24,072-12%-14%32,702W8 202222,967W35 2022103,673-12%
USA22,195-14%-14%30,705W8 202221,948W35 202297,106-12%
Florida3,800-4%-13%6,327W52 20212,024W39 202215,535-15%
California2,635-10%-18%4,095W7 20222,635W51 202211,263-16%
Texas1,795-26%-8%2,734W10 20221,644W27 20228,740-4%
Europe5,940-16%-14%12,962W27 20225,940W51 202225,440-14%
UK796-25%0%1,772W26 2022748W51 20213,715-7%
Germany733-23%1%1,295W25 2022572W52 20213,433-4%
France875-9%-12%2,401W21 2022781W48 20223,448-21%
Switzerland581-7%-8%868W21 2022415W47 20222,187-6%
Italy527-15%-2%1,855W28 2022376W1 20222,3183%
Middle East806-25%18%1,075W50 2022481W4 20223,46128%
Africa27520%30%321W13 2022160W35 20221,00211%
Asia810-20%52%1015W50 2022365W4 20223,27047%
South America56-2%14%83W45 202213W24 2022189-16%
Source: WingX for Private Jet Card Comparisons. Includes Jets and VIP Airliners.

Despite a 20% dip in Asia charter and fractional flights from the previous week, the 810 segments were 52% up compared to 2021.

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