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No two passenger market shocks are the same

This week’s chart shows how industry-wide recessionary episodes relate to the experiences at a regional level. Click image to read more

  • Chart of the Week

Air transport market evolution: same, same but different

  • Chart of the Week

Airlines are feeling confident about industry profitability

The responses to our latest quarterly Airline Business Confidence survey point to a pick-up in industry profitability in 2018

  • Chart of the Week

Airlines Financial Monitor - April 2018

Initial data point to a pick-up in industry profitability in Q1 2018

  • Market Developments
  • Airlines Financial Monitor

Is air freight indicating a turning point for world trade?

Recent developments in air freight suggest that it is prudent to be cautious about the outlook for world trade growth

  • Chart of the Week

Air Passenger Monthly Analysis - Mar 2018

Air passenger growth (Revenue Passenger Kilometer - RPKs) completes a strong first quarter of 2018. Click on image to see full report

  • Market Developments
  • Air Passenger Monthly Analysis

Air Freight Monthly Analysis - Mar 2018

Boost to air freight from the re-stocking cycle has run its course. Click on image to see full report.

  • Market Developments
  • Air Freight Monthly Analysis

Business Confidence Survey - April 2018

Our latest business confidence survey points to a healthy start to 2018 for industry financial performance

  • Outlook
  • Business Confidence Survey

The importance of night flights at Heathrow

This report explains the contribution night flights at Heathrow make to the UK economy and the negative impact of a ban on these flights.

  • Public Policy Issues
  • Infrastructure

Where is the next passenger market shock going to come from?

Air travel is currently growing strongly above trend, and we expect further solid growth in passenger traffic. (Click on image to read more)

  • Chart of the Week