Global Airlines: Market Research Report

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Global Airlines Market Research Report | Jun 2014

The global economy presents its own set of opportunities and threats for businesses in a range of industries. IBISWorld’s Global Airlines global market research report provides the latest industry statistics and industry trends, allowing you to identify the products and customers driving revenue growth and profitability. The industry report focuses on industry performance in key regions around the world and identifies the leading companies globally.

Report Snapshot
Market Share of Companies
American Airlines American Airlines market share
Industry Statistics & Forecast
Annual Growth 09-14
Annual Growth 14-19
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The Global Airlines industry is recovering strongly from a recession that did significant damage. Industry revenue is expected to grow in the five years to 2014. Growth will slow in the five years to 2019 as recovery from the recession mostly levels off... read more

Industry Key Buyers

The Global Airlines industry has a low level of concentration, with the top four industry players combining for about 18.7% of industry revenue in 2014. Market share concentration has increased as a result of merger and acquisition activity. For example, in 2010, United Airlines and Continental Airlines merged to create the world's largest airline, and in 2008, Delta Air Lines and Northwest Airlines merged. Most recently, American Airlines and US Airways agreed to merge in 2013, creating the industry's largest player in terms of revenue. The level of concentration is not expected to increase significantly over the next five years... read more


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What is the Global Airlines Industry?

Passenger airlines provide air transportation of passengers over scheduled or nonscheduled routes, domestically and internationally. Transportation of cargo is excluded from this industry.

Industry Products
Mainline carriersRegional carriersCharter and nonscheduled passenger air transportation
Industry Activities
Scheduled air transportation of revenue passengersNon-scheduled air transportation of revenue passengers

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