DATA SPOTLIGHT: Toronto Pearson International Airport

This year The Blue Swan Daily will feature some of the leading airlines, airports and country markets for air travel. Here, using the extensive profile insights available to CAPA – Centre for Aviation members, we deliver a data snapshot on Toronto Pearson International Airport, which is currently the largest facility in the trans-Atlantic market.

Canada’s largest airport has been a key gateway for the trans-Atlantic market supporting strong local flows in an out of Europe, but also connecting traffic within Canada and across the Americas. It generally operates in the shadow of the major European and US hubs which normally dominate this market… but, things are not normal right now.

Analysing schedules for the week commencing 01-Jun-2020, it and fellow Canadian facility Montreal Pierre Elliott Trudeau International Airport head the trans-Atlantic capacity rankings and together account for almost one fifth of the week’s capacity in this market.

Toronto’s almost 49,000 seats gives it a 9.6% share of seats. London Heathrow, Paris Charles de Gaulle and Amsterdam Schiphol make up the rest of the top five in the current week, while New York’s John F Kennedy International is the highest US airport in sixth position.

NETWORK MAP (as at 01-Jun-2020)

GLOBAL RANKING (as at 01-Jun-2020)

DESTINATIONS (as at 01-Jun-2020)

ANNUAL PASSENGER TRAFFIC (2010-2020YTD)

ANNUAL CAPACITY (2012-2020*)(NOTE:The values for this year are at least partly predictive up to 6 months and may be subject to change)

WEEKLY DOMESTIC CAPACITY (2017 – 2020*)NOTE:*the values for this year are at least partly predictive up to six months and may be subject to change.

WEEKLY INTERNATIONAL CAPACITY (2017-2020*)NOTE:*the values for this year are at least partly predictive up to six months and may be subject to change.

CAPACITY SPLIT BETWEEN DOMESTIC AND INTERNATIONAL OPERATIONS (w/c 01-Jun-2020)

CAPACITY SPLIT BETWEEN LOCAL AND FOREIGN OPERATORS (w/c 01-Jun-2020)

LARGEST AIRLINES BY CAPACITY (w/c 01-Jun-2020)

LARGEST DOMESTIC DESTINATION MARKETS (w/c 01-Jun-2020)

LARGEST INTERNATIONAL DESTINATION MARKETS (w/c 01-Jun-2020)

AVERAGE FLIGHT LENGTH (w/c 01-Jun-2020)

AIRLINE BUSINESS MODEL CAPACITY SPLIT (w/c 01-Jun-2020)

ALLIANCE CAPACITY SPLIT (w/c 01-Jun-2020)

INTERNATIONAL MARKET CAPACITY BREAKDOWN BY REGION (w/c 01-Jun-2020)

DEPARTING SYSTEM SEATS BY CLASS (w/c 01-Jun-2020)

AIRCRAFT OPERATIONS BY MOVEMENTS (w/c 01-Jun-2020)

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