tphuang wrote:Midwestindy wrote:tphuang wrote:I think the 25% is referring to system wide capacity. Makes sense for domestic to be higher than that.
The reports I've read have said that 30% is an increase from 25%, I could be wrong though
You are probably right.
If I had to guess, some of the increases here like the EWR to 115 fights, is a response to competitive pressure from LCCs. Seeing competitors aggressively taking aggressive capacity increases probably forced their hand a little bit here. Would be interesting to see how they recover over next year, I still anticipate them to be 35% smaller than pre-COVID size next summer.
2020 Peak Departures/2019 Peak Departures
Using FSDan's schedule from S19
I believe they are also keeping the schedules low for Tuesdays & Saturdays, which would likely bring down the percentages