​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​These pages provide analysis of economic and policy developments affecting the financial performance of the global airline industry.​​​​​​​​​​

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01.05.2010

Understanding airport benchmarking

by Michael Tretheway and Ian Kincaid, InterVISTAS; Rising infrastructure charges are another current challenge and this essay looks at airport benchmarking, an important tool to spur efficiency and pricing improvements where the market or regulator is ineffective. Michael Tretheway and Ian Kincaid take the reader through some of the pitfalls.

  • Public Policy Issues
  • Infrastructure
06.04.2010

Airlines Financial Monitor - March 2010

​​​​​Monthly review of the industry financial performance.

  • Market Developments
  • Airlines Financial Monitor
01.02.2010

Airline Fuel & Labour Costs

Analysis of airline financial data to 2008 shows the trends in fuel and labour costs.  Fuel remains the largest cost category, with regional variation.

  • Market & Industry Issues
  • Cost
01.02.2010

Airline Profitability - Size and Business Model

Analysis of the 2008 results for 233 major airlines shows that record fuel prices and the impact of the great recession hit profitability across scale and business model.

  • Market & Industry Issues
  • Profitability
01.02.2010

Preparing for a more competitive airports sector

by Nick Fincham and Alina Jardine-Goad, UK CAA; Any mechanism to inject competitive pressures into the airports sector would produce better outcomes for airline and their customers. The breakup of BAA's ownership of the London and lowland Scotland airports is a welcome first step. However, the nature of the market power remaining in the airports market is still likely to require economic regulation rather than reliance on Competition Law.

  • Public Policy Issues
  • Infrastructure
11.11.2009

Brazil: benefits from further liberalization

  • Public Policy Issues
  • Commercial Freedom
11.11.2009

Chile: benefits from further liberalization

  • Public Policy Issues
  • Commercial Freedom
11.11.2009

India: benefits from further liberalization

  • Public Policy Issues
  • Commercial Freedom
11.11.2009

Mauritius: benefits from further liberalization

  • Public Policy Issues
  • Commercial Freedom
11.11.2009

Morocco: benefits from further liberalization

  • Public Policy Issues
  • Commercial Freedom
11.11.2009

Panama: benefits from further liberalization

  • Public Policy Issues
  • Commercial Freedom
11.11.2009

Peru: benefits from further liberalization

  • Public Policy Issues
  • Commercial Freedom
11.11.2009

Singapore: benefits from further liberalization

  • Public Policy Issues
  • Commercial Freedom
11.11.2009

Turkey: benefits from further liberalization

  • Public Policy Issues
  • Commercial Freedom
11.11.2009

UAE: benefits from further liberalization

  • Public Policy Issues
  • Commercial Freedom