EveryMundo has aggregated and anonymized data from dozens of airline websites to determine recovery trends from the devastating COVID-19 shock to the airline industry.
The weekly data represents the domestic and international flights booked through dozens of airline websites in 2020. The 0% line is the average weekly domestic and international flights purchased from January 5, 2020 until February 29, 2020.
International Bookings are climbing faster than expected
- International and Domestic flight bookings started the recovery at a similar pace during the week of May 10th. The pace of recovery of international flights was always expected to be slower than domestic, but the initial bounceback of international was a great surprise.
- International bookings have have grown 2.5 times from their bottom, the week starting May 3rd.
- Domestic bookings have almost quadrupled (3.7x) from their low point during the week of April 5th.
- The low points for Domestic Bookings and International bookings came a month apart. The domestic bookings low point happened during the week starting April 5th while the low. point for international bookings happens the week starting May 3rd.