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Domestic Airlines in the US: Market Research Report

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Domestic Airlines Market Research Report | NAICS 48111b | Jun 2014

Slow climb: Travelers will return to the skies, but competition and high fuel costs will limit growth

The Domestic Airlines market research report provides key industry analysis and industry statistics, measures market size, analyzes current and future industry trends and shows market share for the industry’s largest companies. IBISWorld publishes the largest collection of industry reports so you can see an industry’s supply chain, economic drivers and key buyers and markets.

Report Snapshot
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$143bn
Annual Growth 09-14
3.6%
Annual Growth 14-19
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Profit
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Employment
389,937
Businesses
330
Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

After experiencing declining revenue and falling demand and profitability during the recession, the industry will experience a modest recovery over the next five years. As consumer and business sentiments rise, the industry is set to improve at a slow and steady rate. Nevertheless, high fuel costs will likely continue cutting into profitability. Further, consolidation will characterize the industry, as major players try to increase profitability and gain a competitive advantage... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Products Chapter

Domestic mainline services

Domestic mainline services are by far the industry's largest product segment. They include all main flights between major cities, both interstate and intrastate. IBISWorld estimates that mainline services will account for 56.0% of industry revenue in 2014, an increase over the past five years as many regional routes have been rationalized. Lower airline prices have tempered growth of this segment over the past five years as heavy price competition between major operators.

Regional airline services

Regional airlines, also known as feeder airlines, service particular regions within the United States, filling niche markets that the major and national airlines may overlook... purchase to read more

 


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What is the Domestic Airlines Industry?

The industry provides air transportation for passengers and cargo over regular routes and on regular schedules. Network carriers operate a significant portion of their flights using at least one hub where connections are made for flights on a spoke system. Regional carriers provide service from small cities, mostly using smaller aircraft and jets to support the network carriers' hub and spoke systems. Airlines that transport mail are included in this industry.

Industry Products
Domestic mainline servicesAir freight servicesRegional airline services
 
Industry Activities
Scheduling domestic air transportScheduling domestic cargo and freight air transport (excluding air couriers)Transporting commuter domestic passengersTransporting charter domestic passengersScheduling domestic mail air transport


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