European LCCs may be growing rapidly, but what’s happening with the major European legacy carriers in 2007? Which two big names are down on traffic? Which of the carriers are achieving the highest growth rates? And how seasonal are load factors? Which of the Central European carriers is showing the fastest growth? The results may surprise you.
Despite the collapse of Varig last July and issues regarding air traffic control services, Brazil’s domestic traffic is showing healthy growth and has been achieving double-digit growth in 2007. Which were Brazil’s biggest airports in 2006? What is the split between domestic and international traffic in South America’s largest country?
The German market has seen major changes this year with consolidation, alliances and rebranding among the airlines. Which of the major airports are gaining and which are losing out? Which of the smaller regional airports are benefiting from LCCs?
We compare total traffic at airports in the major EU countries with a year ago. Which countries are booming and which are lagging behind? Is economic growth any indicator of aviation growth this year or have security fears and tax increases put people off flying? The answers may surprise you.
The US domestic market is showing signs of recovery after a year of stagnation. Which carriers are taking advantage of this and which are losing market share? Southwest may still be top dog, but how are the other LCCs coping, especially after jetBlue’s operational problems in February. Has Virgin America picked a good time to enter the market?
We look at a basket of countries and see how year-to-date traffic compares with one year ago. Which mature markets are in decline? Which are making steady progress? Which of the emerging markets saw 90% growth in the early part of the year?
India’s dramatic growth may be receiving more attention but Mexico’s domestic market is now growing almost as quickly with several new entrants in the last two years. We look at how traffic has grown domestically and which are the busiest routes.
In recent years domestic air traffic has come under attack from high-speed rail services in various parts of Europe. Where is air travel still growing and where is it in decline? What is causing these trends? Has the doubling of APD had a measurable impact in the UK market?
The domestic market Down Under is due for a shake-up with the arrival of Tiger Airways before the end of the year. What are the biggest domestic routes and how strong has growth been in recent months?
Who’s hot and who’s not among Europe’s LCCs? Who is growing by 70% but has the weakest load factors? Who unexpectedly reported the best load factors in February and March despite growing 40%?
There are signs of a slowdown in the manic growth of Indian air travel. Sure, it’s still nearly 30%, but a year ago it was 60%. Which airlines saw their domestic market share fall in 2006 and who grabbed nearly 5% after just four months?