World Air Transport Statistics (WATS)
WATS is a comprehensive and up-to-date reference compendium of aviation statistics covering a wide range of key industry areas.
WATS 2016 offers a complete
statistical picture (pdf) of the airline industry in 2015. This collection draws from over half a century of experience to assemble the key figures of more than 250 airlines, including low cost carriers.
What's included in the WATS data?
Demand for air transport: traffic operations, performance of major route areas, passenger and freight foecasts, world airport rankings
Performance of the airline industry: safety statistics, financial results, fuel performance
Airline rankings: top airlines and alliance statistics; rankings in terms of international, domestic and total scheduled passengers, freight tonnes, passenger kilometres, number of employees and aircraft as well as by operating revenues and by operating profit.
WATS also includes three data appendices for your reference:
- Airline Traffic and Fleet Data
- Airline Employees Data
- Airline Financial Results Data