Private Jet Flight Activity Analysis – 2023 – Week 30

Florida charter and fractional private jet flight activity surges 3% ahead of 2022 levels during July.

By Doug Gollan, August 3, 2023

Florida charter and fractional private jet flight activity surges 3% ahead of 2022 levels during July

Global private jet flight activity increased 1% in Week 30 from the previous week with 72,870 segments, according to the latest WingX data.

That puts business jet flights just 2% below 2022 levels.

For the past four weeks ending on July 30, 2023, global private jet flights were just 3% under last year’s totals.

Bouncing back

Looking toward the U.S., there were 48,811 segments, 1% up compared to Week 29 and 3% under last year for the week and over the past four weeks.

In fact, during the past month, Florida private jet activity was just a single point below 2022.

In Europe, 14,909 private jet segments represented a 1% week-to-week drop and a 7% decline against the same period last year.

Private Jet Flight Activity Analysis – 2023 – Week 30

MarketWeek 30%Change vs. prior week%Change vs. 2022 52 week highWeek52 week lowWeekLast 4 Weeks %Change vs. 2022
Global72,8701%-2%76,521W26 202357,233W51 2022278,699-3%
North America53,1221%-2%58,838W41 202241,108W27 2023198,602-2%
USA48,8111%-3%55,070W41 202237,073W27 2023181,908-3%
Florida4,448-1%-2%9,174W8 20233,744W39 202217,431-1%
California4,4330%-10%5,512W46 20223,463W27 202316,916-8%
Texas4,4644%1%5,797W43 20223,335W27 202316,326-3%
Europe14,909-1%-7%16,289W26 20236,648W52 202261,459-10%
UK1,683-9%-15%2,234W29 2022982W52 20227,458-16%
Germany1,239-11%-20%1,858W38 2022651W52 20225,393-18%
France2,247-2%-13%2,653W26 20231,011W52 20229,652-14%
Switzerland7,721%-5%1,039W3 2023549W47 20223,169-10%
Italy2,2206%1%2,264W28 2023511W52 20228,729-4%
Middle East1,5654%5%2,173W50 2022984W52 20226,108-2%
Africa7820%10%987W17 2023622W2 20233,1798%
Asia2,112-1%12%3,269W50 20221,786W32 20228,0813%
South America1,3378%24%1,490W6 20231,051W44 20225,20927%
Source: WingX for Private Jet Card Comparisons. Includes Jets and VIP Airliners.

Despite reports of dropping demand, global private jet fractional and charter activity was 1% up week-to-week with 38,738 segments.

That’s flat to last year.

Over the trailing four weeks, the 150,712 charter and fractional flights were just 1% below 2022.

The numbers were even better in the world’s biggest private aviation market.

Fractional and charter segments were 2% ahead of the prior week, and the 26,516 segments were flat to last year for the same week.

Moreover, the 95,281 segments in July were equal to last year.

With 9,376 flights over the trailing four weeks, Florida was actually 3% above 2022 levels.

Part 135/91K – Private Jet Flight Activity Analysis – 2023 – Week 30

Market (Part 91K & Part135)Week 30%Change vs. prior wk%Change vs 202252 week highWeek52 week lowWeekLast 4 Weeks (Flights)%Change vs. 2022
Global38,7381%0%40,375W26 202331,174W51 2022150,712-1%
North America26,5162%0%30,412W52 202221,649W27 2023100,0710%
USA25,3012%0%29,057W41 202220,505W27 202395,3810%
Florida2,4111%2%5,792W52 20222,024W39 20229,3763%
California2,716-1%-9%3,410W46 20222,253W27 202310,559-6%
Texas1,8243%2%2,494W42 20221,404W27 20236,712-3%
Europe11,450-2%-1%12,171W27 20234,995W52 202247,376-5%
UK1,249-13%-16%1,612W35 2022735W2 20235,668-14%
Germany906-12%-15%1,223W37 2022516W52 20223,964-11%
France1,739-2%-7%1,943W27 2023764W52 20227,388-11%
Switzerland6154%2%776W7 2023415W47 20222,459-7%
Italy1,7795%4%1,847W28 2023389W52 20227,0910%
Middle East9383%19%1,075W50 2022512W52 20223,81414%
Africa2581%47%341W17 2023160W35 20221,08137%
Asia449-11%6%1,015W50 2022407W30 20221,9710%
South America4469%76%83W45 202217W38 202212829%
Source: WingX for Private Jet Card Comparisons. Includes Jets and VIP Airliners.

Europe had 11,450 charter and fractional flights in the previous week.

That’s 2% down from Week 29 but just 1% under last year.

Over the trailing four weeks, European fractional and charter volumes were 5% below 2022 volume.

Italy showed the strongest numbers for July, where the 7,091 charter and fractional segments were equal to last year.

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