Global Airlines: Market Research Report

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Global Airlines Market Research Report | Nov 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.

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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

Revenue for the Global Airlines industry grew in line with a strengthening global economy over the five years to 2014. Over the next five years, industry revenue is expected to increase as income levels increase worldwide and business spending ramps up. Travelers from fast-growing emerging economies will especially benefit the industry... read more

Industry Locations

Most of the world's passenger traffic centers around North America, Europe and Asia, with each accounting for just under one third of the world's airline traffic. According to the International Air Transport Association (IATA), China has the fastest growing major domestic market. However, the Middle East has the highest growth of international passenger traffic over the past decade: in 2014, Middle Eastern carriers account for 8.3% of total passenger traffic, according to IATA.

North America

North America has traditionally been one of the industry's two main revenue leaders, and currently generates about 27.4% of industry revenue. Over the past 10 years, there has been a structural change in the industry... 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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