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January 20, 2017

Living in interesting times - key risks for 2017​

  • The World Economic Forum (WEF) has recently released its 2017 Global Risks Report, alongside its annual meeting this week in Davos. Risk can be assessed both in terms of likelihood as well as impact and the Top 5 risks identified under both approaches are presented above, both for the year ahead, and that from 12 months ago. 
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​13 Jan, 2017What's in store for airline financial performance in 2017? (pdf)
​16 Dec, 2016​Is Santa's business model broken?​ (pdf)
​9 Dec, 2016​​Creating value for investors - The 2017 Industry Oulook (pdf)
​2 Dec, 2016Fragile vs fast growing - can the circle be squared?​ (pdf)
​25 Nov, 2016A growth-accouting framework for air passenger demand​ (pdf)
​18 Nov, 2016The rise in jet fuel prices in 2016 has not been felt evenly​ (pdf)
​11 Nov, 2016​Domestic asset utilization at all-time September highs (pdf)
​4 Nov, 2016Air freight needs to look past traditional drivers of growth (pdf)
​28 Oct, 2016The times they are a-changing (pdf)
​21 Oct, 2016 ​Airline loyalty - What matters most (pdf)
​14 Oct, 2016ICAO agreement ensures continued focus on CO2 performance (pdf)
​7 Oct, 2016 To buy or not to buy, that is the question...​ (pdf)​
​30 Sept, 2016 ​Slot rules support network flexibility​ (pdf)
​23 Sept, 2016 Tailwinds are fading, but passenger growth is unlikely to stall (pdf)
​16 Sept, 2016Airline industry profitability cycle showing signs of peaking​ (pdf)
​9 Sept, 2016 ​TTIP Postponed – another drag on the outlook for air cargo​ (pdf)
​2 Sept, 2016Weak world trade growth presents a headwind for air freight​​ (pdf)
​26 Aug, 2016Wide range of business models generating ROIC in 2015​ (pdf)
​19 Aug, 2016Wide variation in load factors by international route (pdf)
​12 Aug, 2016A busy year for aircraft deliveries​ (pdf)
​5 Aug, 2016The Olympic Games and air transport - faster, higher, stronger?​​​ (pdf)
​29 July, 2016BRICS' traffic differences driven by economic and network changes​ (pdf)
​22 July, 2016Global economic growth looking more fragile after Brexit (pdf)
​15 July, 2016​​China - The middle class in the Middle Kingdom... (pdf)
8 July, 2016Generating free cash flow (pdf)
​1 July, 2016The real reason why England lost to Iceland in Euro 2016 (pdf)
​24 Jun, 2016The impact of 'Brexit' on UK Air Transport (pdf) and French version (pdf)
​17 Jun, 2016Oil prices and the US dollar (pdf)
​10 Jun, 2016Airline margins less leveraged to the economic cycle today​ (pdf)
​3 Jun, 2016More 'normal' returns, but wide spread within and between regions (pdf)
​27 May, 2016 ​6 things you really need to know about Irish aviation (pdf)
​20 May, 2016 Global benefits of air transport (pdf)​
​13 May, 2016 Premium travel offering an important financial buffer on key routes (pdf)​
​6 May, 2016 Cracks in the BRICs (pdf)​​
​29 Apr, 2016Diverging views in passenger volumes and yields​​ (pdf)
​22 Apr, 2016Aviation's centre of gravity to continue to shift eastward (pdf)​
​15 Apr, 2016Air travel growth defying economic gravity? (pdf)
​8 Apr, 2016The benefits of modernizing European airspace (pdf)
​1 Apr, 2016Departing passengers - 2015 airport rankings (pdf)
​24 Mar, 2016Oil prices lower for longer, but it's not all good news for airlines (pdf)
​18 Mar, 2016Global airline shares are holding their own in 2016 so far​ (pdf) and (video)
​11 Mar, 2016Passenger load factors reach all-time highs in January (pdf)
​4 Mar, 2016Divergent trends in performance of airlines in the Americas (pdf)
​26 Feb, 2016Potential increase in traffic from enhanced connectivity in Africa (pdf)
​19 Feb, 2016Weaker demand weighing in premium-class traffic growth (pdf)
​12 Feb, 2016Seasoning to taste - how to cope with seasonal fluctuations (pdf)
​5 Feb, 2016Passenger markets have proven to be resilient (pdf)
​29 Jan, 2016It's a risky business (pdf)
​22 Jan, 2016Potential for a post-sanction surge in Iran's air market (pdf)
​15 Jan, 2016China’s air passenger market can withstand stock bubble burst (pdf)
​8 Jan, 2016Happy new year (for some more than others!) (pdf)
​11 Dec, 2015Airline investors paid a 'normal' return for the 1st time (pdf)
4 Dec, 2015 Yuan-way bet (pdf)
27 Nov, 2015 Low oil prices are good for airlines... aren't they? (pdf)
​20 Nov, 2015Credit (rating) where it's due... (pdf)
​13 Nov, 2015Air passenger markets and the rule of 72 (pdf)
6 Nov, 2015​Diverging trend in passenger and freight load factors (pdf)
​30 Oct, 2015Super-connectors, international destinations & domestic markets (pdf)
23 Oct, 2015​The changing face of global air passenger markets (video)
​16 Oct, 2015Cost control focus shifts from fuel to labour (pdf)
​9 Oct, 2015Divergent performance in the Americas (pdf)
​2 Oct, 2015Falls in USD jet fuel prices have not been felt evenly (pdf)



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