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Assessments of operational and financial impacts for airline industry from events such as natural disasters and geopolitical events.


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Impact of Hurricanes Irma and Maria
Hurricanes Irma and Maria caused significant disruption for airlines based in the Americas in September. Domestic US revenue passenger kilometres (RPKs) fell by 2.4% in seasonally-adjusted terms in September compared to August – the biggest fall on t.....
Nov 2017   
Hurricane Harvey impact on aviation
On Thursday the 24th August 2017, Hurricane Harvey reached the US southern coast and hit several states. It is estimated that almost 110 thousand passengers per day were affected by Hurricane Harvey (around 3% of total passengers flying in the United.....
Oct 2017   
Impact of US ban on Personal Electronic Devices
The US ban on PEDs in aircraft cabin impacts about 333 flights per week from the Middle East and North Africa. This report estimates the economic impact.
Jun 2017   
European terrorism impact
Estimating the impact of recent terrorist attacks in Western Europe
May 2017   
The impact of 'Brexit' on UK Air Transport
‘Brexit’ is widely expected to present a significant shock to the UK economy and, by extension, to air travel demand as well.
Jun 2016   
Global Air Passenger Markets: Riding Out Periods of Turbulence
The global air passenger market has proven remarkably resilient to market shocks in the past. Nonetheless, it should not be taken for granted that this resilience will be always automatic; a smarter regulatory approach is key to enabling the industry.....
Jun 2015 More details   
Impact of Hurricane Sandy
Analysis of the impact on industry operations and revenues from the Hurricane Sandy at the end of October 2012.
Nov 2012   
Impact of Japan Earthquake
Analysis of the economic and air transport market impact of  the Japanese earthquake and tsunami in March 2011.
Mar 2011   
Impact of Ash Plume
Analysis of the impact on industry operations and revenues from the eruption of Iceland's Eyjafjallajokull volcano in April 2010.
May 2010   
Impact of Swine Flu
Analysis of airline exposure to swine flu in 2008.
Apr 2009   
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