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17.09.2021

Q4 travel bookings better than 2020 but well below pre-crisis levels

This week’s chart illustrates the willingness to travel for the final quarter of the year

  • COVID-19
  • Chart of the Week
10.09.2021

U.S. domestic air travel market 20 years after 9/11

The chart looks at the impact of the 9/11 terrorist attacks on U.S. domestic travel and compares it with the current COVID-19 crisis.

  • COVID-19
  • Chart of the Week
03.09.2021

International pax traffic remains weak while cargo is robust

Today’s chart looks at the details of international air passenger and cargo traffic on different routes.

  • COVID-19
  • Chart of the Week
27.08.2021

Industry-wide net losses diminished in Q2

Gains in domestic markets traffic have supported airlines' financials, but there are risks from the Delta variant

  • COVID-19
  • Chart of the Week
20.08.2021

Weakening of China domestic market poses a risk to the recovery

China domestic market experiences setback similar to the one during the Chinese New Year in February 2021.

  • COVID-19
  • Chart of the Week
13.08.2021

Record-high supplier delivery times provide support to air cargo

Slow supply chains give incentives to businesses to turn to air freight

  • COVID-19
  • Chart of the Week
06.08.2021

IATA Business Confidence Survey highlights improving financials

Surveyed airlines are more optimistic about their future profitability, despite significant risks

  • COVID-19
  • Chart of the Week
30.07.2021

Different recovery profiles for domestic markets

Pandemic-related developments and metrics create different recovery profiles

  • COVID-19
  • Chart of the Week
28.07.2021

Time to reconnect North America and Europe

Presentation of the importance of aviation for the Transatlantic market

  • COVID-19
  • Market & Industry Issues
  • Presentations
  • Shocks
  • All Presentations
22.07.2021

Restoring international air connectivity key to full economic recovery

Air connectivity facilitates prosperity by enabling trade, tourism and other economic flows

  • COVID-19
  • Chart of the Week
16.07.2021

EURO 2020 boosted air travel in host cities

There was a sharp uptick in bookings during EURO 2020 football tournament.

  • COVID-19
  • Chart of the Week
09.07.2021

European airlines: How important is summer travel?

Travel made in Q3 accounts for 34% of passenger revenues in a normal year in Europe

  • COVID-19
  • Chart of the Week
07.07.2021

Air travel update: Optimism with caution

Presentation summarizing the latest developments in air traffic.

  • COVID-19
  • Presentations
02.07.2021

Shares of key cost items changed during the crisis

The share of variable costs decreased last year as global air traffic activity plummeted.

  • COVID-19
  • Chart of the Week
24.06.2021

Domestic summer bookings close to pre-crisis levels in the US

There are signs the July-Aug period may be better this year than last year for airlines

  • COVID-19
  • Chart of the Week