Global domestic passenger traffic was back to 85 percent of pre-crisis levels with domestic Chinese numbers within striking distance of 2019 figures.
Domestic lockdowns saw Australia sink further with domestic traffic in July 75.4 percent below the equivalent 2019 level, a deterioration of the 54.1 percent decline in June.
The recovery of international passenger traffic in the Asia-Pacific continues to seriously lag the rest of the world amid warnings governments are basing decisions on political expediency rather than science.
International passenger traffic in the region remained 94.2 percent below July 2019 levels after barely improving on the 94.7 percent drop in June.
Airlines in the region on average filled just over a third of their international seats — the lowest of any region — even though capacity was down 86 percent compared to the same month in 2019.
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