As expected, the 4th of July holiday weekend heavily influenced overall flight counts for North American business aviation the first week of July 2022. Daily charter flights peaked on Thursday, June 30th at 4490 flights. Cargo flights began to taper off after Tuesday, June 28th, several days before the start of the holiday weekend. Part 91 flights peaked on Thursday, June 30th and remained below average for a full week following the holiday weekend.
Stat of the Week: North American business aviation flight activity over the 4th of July holiday weekend (Sat – Mon) was down 13.4% from 2021. In 2021, weekend holiday traffic peaked on Monday, July 05th. This year, weekend holiday traffic peaked earlier on Saturday, July 02nd.†