Industry Analysis & Industry Trends
Demand for airport shuttle operators has remained steady over the five years to 2011, since they allow customers to save money and time. While a decline in air travel adversely affected operators, the rate will improve over the next five years, bolstering industry demand. Nevertheless, heightened competition from other methods of transportation will limit overall growth.... purchase to read more
Industry Report - Starting a New Business Chapter
Barriers to entry for new firms in the Airport Shuttle Operators industry vary between state and city. For instance, existing companies heavily service routes near major airports. In states that have well-established airports, new operators can have a hard time gaining work. Moreover, a dispersed population and high per-passenger costs often reduce profitability. These areas are generally served by owner-operators living locally in the region. Also, efficient routing technology may not be available to new start-ups, driving up the cost of picking up customers. This factor makes it difficult for new entrants to keep up with the competition.
Costs to purchase licenses and to satisfy other regulatory requirements vary between state and city... purchase to read more