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

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12.08.2022

Tight labor markets and the fear of recession

Low and falling unemployment rates should allay fears of recession in the US and beyond.

  • Chart of the Week
05.08.2022

The recovery in global air traffic continues

Airlines continue to demonstrate resilience and adaptability in both passenger and cargo markets.

  • Chart of the Week
04.08.2022

Air Passenger Monthly Analysis - June 2022

Strong global recovery trend persists in June

  • Air Passenger Monthly Analysis
03.08.2022

Air Freight Monthly Analysis - June 2022

Volumes lift slightly in June, but sideways trend remains

  • Air Freight Monthly Analysis
29.07.2022

Economic headwinds expected to continue in 2023

The IMF lowered its global GDP forecast for 2022 to 3.2%, providing further confirmation that the operating environment for the air transport industry is likely to remain challenging

  • Chart of the Week
22.07.2022

Challenging passenger demand surge amid wider recovery

The air transport industry is facing new challenges during the current northern hemisphere summer peak season in this phase of the recovery

  • Chart of the Week
15.07.2022

Premium passenger shares back on pre-pandemic trends

Our analysis shows signs that regional shares of premium RPKs resumed their pre-pandemic trend

  • Chart of the Week
11.07.2022

Quarterly Air Transport Chartbook Q2 2022

Quarterly review of the industry passenger, cargo and financial performance.

  • Regional Economic Briefings
  • Cargo Chartbook
  • Industry Economic Performance
08.07.2022

Outsized market power in parts of the aviation value chain

Return on invested capital are uneven the value chain while airlines have delivered great benefits

  • Chart of the Week
07.07.2022

Air Freight Monthly Analysis - May 2022

May welcomes a pause in air cargo decline

  • Air Freight Monthly Analysis
07.07.2022

Air Passenger Monthly Analysis - May 2022

International markets continue to soar in May

  • Air Passenger Monthly Analysis
01.07.2022

Recovery in EBIT margins is on track in all regions

EBIT margins in all the regions are forecast to improve in 2022 compared to 2021, with North American airlines expected to be the outperformers

  • Chart of the Week
24.06.2022

Profitability in sight after three challenging years

Industry losses are expected to continue to reduce drastically over 2022

  • Chart of the Week
20.06.2022

Global Outlook for Air Transport - June 2022 - Data tables

An update to the 2021-2022 outlook for the airline industry

  • Industry Economic Performance
20.06.2022

Global Outlook for Air Transport - June 2022 - Presentation

An update to the 2021-2022 outlook for the airline industry

  • Industry Economic Performance