Take flight: Industry revenue will soar as travel rates increase, despite heavy infrastructure investment

The Global Airport Operation industry has reached a high altitude. Strong growth in 2018 will stem from a projected increase in global tourist arrivals and increased prices for industry services. The industry has experienced a wave of new airport developments in major growth regions across the world. These expansions in developing economies, primarily in the Middle East and Asia, are expected promote greater international air travel. Industry revenue will continue to climb over the next five years. Over the five years to 2023, the industry will grow as demand for air travel continues its upward trajectory. Higher traffic volumes will result in major airlines offering greater flight capacity...purchase to read more.

Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 13-18
Forecast Growth 18-23
Market Share of Companies
There are no companies with a dominant market share in this industry

Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • Major airports undertook additional spending on infrastructure to accommodate new aircraft
  • Mounting airport activity will lift industry revenue, particularly in developing economies
  • Industry Report - Industry Products Chapter

    Airports generate revenue through a variety of services, which generally fall into one of two categories: aeronautical and nonaeronautical services; that is, services directly involved in flight activity and services that are indirectly involved.Aeronautical services: passengersThe largest portion of industry revenue is derived from charges that are imposed on airline passengers for the use of industry aeronautical services. Sources of revenue within this service segment include usage fees for gates and terminals, transfer charges, security charges and fees that are levied on passengers to fund airport improvements, staffing and security infrastructure. Dep...purchase to read more.

    Additional Insights for the Global Airport Operation Industry

    IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the Global Airport Operation Industry are

  • Must comply with government regulations
  • Superior financial management and debt management
  • Ability to expand and curtail operations rapidly in line with market demand
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Global tourist arrivals and Global consumer spending in the Global Airport Operation industry impact industry performance..

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    What is the Global Airport Operation Industry?

    The industry includes businesses that operate international, national or civil airports or public flying fields. It also includes operators that support airports (except special food-services contractors), offering aircraft refueling, aircraft parking, hangar space rental, air traffic control services, baggage-handling services, cargo-handling services and other services. A fixed-base operator commonly provides these services.

    Industry Products
  • Aeronautical services: passengers
  • Aeronautical services: airlines
  • Nonaeronautical services: parking and ground transportation
  • Nonaeronautical services: retail stores
  • Nonaeronautical services: car rental
  • Other nonaeronautical services
  • Industry Activities
  • Operation and maintenance of airports and runways
  • Air traffic control
  • Aircraft refueling, taxi, parking and rental of hangar space
  • Baggage and cargo handling services
  • Table of Contents

    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • Global tourist arrivals
  • Global consumer spending
  • World GDP
  • Global investor confidence

  • Current Performance
    Major development activityOperating structuresIndustry landscape and profit
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
    Soaring demandDevelopment and expansionProfit and participation
  • Table: Global Airport Operation Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Global Airport Operation Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Global Airlines
  • Global Cargo Airlines
  • Global Commercial Real Estate
  • Global Tourism

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Global Commercial Aircraft Manufacturing
  • Global Construction
  • Global Public Administration and Defense
  • Global Travel Agency Services

  • Products & Services
  • Aeronautical services: passengers
  • Aeronautical services: airlines
  • Other nonaeronautical services
  • Nonaeronautical services: retail stores
  • Nonaeronautical services: parking and ground transportation
  • Nonaeronautical services: car rental
  • Chart: Global Airport Operation Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
    Major Markets
  • Individual consumers
  • Passenger airlines
  • Other
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Global Airport Operation Industry

  • International Trade
    Business Locations
    Chart: Business Locations by State
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
  • Profit
  • Wages
  • Depreciation
  • Purchases
  • Rent and utilities
  • Other
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Global Airport Operation

  • Basis of Competition
  • Internal competition
  • External competition

  • Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Global Airport Operation Industry

  • Industry Globalization
    There are no major players in this industry. This report includes analysis of other companies.
    Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Global Airport Operation Industry
  • Chart: Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success

  • Technology & Systems
    Revenue Volatility
  • Chart: Volatility vs Industry Growth

  • Regulation & Policy
    Industry Assistance
    Table: Industry Data for the Global Airport Operation Industry
  • Industry Revenue (2009-2023)
  • Industry Gross Product (2009-2023)
  • Establishments (2009-2023)
  • Businesses (2009-2023)
  • Employment (2009-2023)
  • Wages (2009-2023)
  • Global Arrivals (2009-2023)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
    Fixed-Base Operator (Fbo)
  • A generally private enterprise that provides aircraft refueling, taxis, parking, hangar space and ramps
  • Greenhouse Gas
  • A gas that contributes to the greenhouse effect by absorbing infrared radiation (e.g. carbon dioxide).
  • Passenger Facility Charges (Pfc)
  • Fees collected by airports that are used for capital projects determined by the Federal Aviation Administration.
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    • Historical data and analysis for the key drivers of this industry
    • A five-year forecast of the market and noted trends
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