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Asia Pacific lags behind international connectivity recovery

International connectivity is recovering globally, however Asia Pacific lags behind due to travel restrictions

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Turkey: How a cheaper currency can be good for inbound travel

The current monetary situation in Turkey benefits international air traffic and tourism

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Record debt made more affordable by rising inflation

Surging inflation might help debtors including airlines to deleverage their debt

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The global rise in consumer prices eludes China and Japan

Lower inflation in China and Japan could produce stronger demand compare to other markets.

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Air Freight Monthly Analysis - March 2022

Air cargo volumes fall to late-2020 levels

  • Market Developments
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Air Passenger Monthly Analysis - March 2022

Air travel sustains positive trend in March

  • Market Developments
  • Air Passenger Monthly Analysis

China’s new COVID lockdowns hit domestic air travel

The Chinese domestic market is significantly impacted as a result of new travel restrictions.

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Flexible air travel restrictions have benefitted Latin America

Latin America has performed well compared to other regions, due to more flexible air travel policies.

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The importance of ‘preighters’ seems to start to diminish

As passenger traffic recovers, airlines are switching from preighters to standard passenger aircraft belly cargo operations

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Imbalance of in-and outbound travel in Ukraine’s neighbors

Refugees fleeing the war mean outbound air travel became larger than inbound

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Air Freight Monthly Analysis - February 2022

Air cargo growth continues despite a challenging backdrop

  • Market Developments
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Air Passenger Monthly Analysis - February 2022

Air travel recovery accelerated in February despite the conflict

  • Market Developments
  • Air Passenger Monthly Analysis

Update on the latest developments in air transport economics

Slides showing February 2022 traffic data and related trends

  • Market & Industry Issues
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Air cargo flights show how the impact of war varies across markets

Globally, air cargo is resilient so far, but regions connected to Europe are affected to different degrees

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Data on airlines’ status confirm the pandemic created opportunities

Airlines births increased in 2021 versus 2019 and deaths decreased

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