Slowing down: Increasing air travel will aid demand, but intense competition will contribute to revenue declines

The Airport Shuttle Operators industry is expected to have increased over the five years to 2017. While shuttle operators have benefited from the growing economy, which has led to a growing number of passengers on leisure and business flights that require subsequent shuttle service, external competition has limited growth and captured a rising share of the industry's downstream market. Most notably, private car services powered by mobile applications have grown strongly during the period and limited demand for industry operators, resulting in significant revenue declines in 2017...purchase to read more.

Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 12-17
Forecast Growth 17-22
Market Share of Companies
There are no companies with a dominant market share in this industry

Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • The proliferation of convenient car-service applications has led to volatility for operators
  • Improving economic conditions have enabled industry operators to raise their prices
  • As a result of increasing air traffic, demand for airport transport services will likely expand
  • Industry Report - Industry SWOT Analysis Chapter

    The Airport Shuttle Operators industry is in the mature stage of its life cycle. While a growing number of consumers are requiring transport to and from airports, private shuttle operators compete for these customers against many external transportation options. Due to heightened competitive pressures outside the industry, industry value added, which measures the industry's contribution to the economy, is expected to increase at an annualized rate of 4.8% over the 10 years to 2022. Over the same period, US GDP is expected to increase at an average rate of 2.1%; hence, the industry's contribution to the economy is growing faster than that of the greater economy. How...purchase to read more.

    Additional Insights for the Airport Shuttle Operators Industry

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

  • Ability to provide goods/services in diverse locations
  • Optimum capacity utilization
  • Establishments of brand names
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as World price of crude oil and Domestic trips by US residents in the Airport Shuttle Operators industry impact industry performance..

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    What is the Airport Shuttle Operators Industry?

    This industry comprises establishments primarily engaged in furnishing passenger transportation by automobile or bus to, from or between airports over fixed routes.

    Industry Products
  • Long-distance, passenger transportation by road, except fixed-route
  • Local, passenger transportation by road, except fixed-route
  • Industry Activities
  • Fixed-route airport transport
  • Inter-airport transport
  • Online and phone reservation booking
  • Baggage handling for passengers
  • Table of Contents

    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • World price of crude oil
  • Domestic trips by US residents
  • Time spent on leisure and sports
  • Inbound trips by non-US residents
  • Corporate profit

  • Current Performance
  • Shifting gears
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • Damper on demand
  • Profit and public transport
  • Table: Airport Shuttle Operators Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Airport Shuttle Operators Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Accommodation and Food Services
  • Parking Lots & Garages
  • Tourism
  • Consumers

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Auto Mechanics
  • Automobile Wholesaling
  • Truck & Bus Manufacturing

  • Products & Services
  • Other
  • Local, passenger transportation by road, except fixed-route
  • Long-distance, passenger transportation by road, except fixed-route
  • Chart: Airport Shuttle Operators Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
    Major Markets
  • Consumers aged 18-34
  • Consumers aged 55+
  • Consumers aged 35-54
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Airport Shuttle Operators Industry

  • International Trade
    Business Locations
    Chart: Business Locations by State
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
    Earnings before interest and taxesWagesPurchasesDepreciationOther
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Airport Shuttle Operators

  • Basis of Competition
  • External competition

  • Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Airport Shuttle Operators 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 Airport Shuttle Operators 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 Airport Shuttle Operators Industry
  • Industry Revenue (2008-2022)
  • Industry Gross Product (2008-2022)
  • Establishments (2008-2022)
  • Businesses (2008-2022)
  • Employment (2008-2022)
  • Wages (2008-2022)
  • Domestic trips by US residents (2008-2022)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
    Alternative Fuel Vehicle
  • A vehicle that runs on a fuel other than petroleum. Also refers to any technology that powers an engine that does not involve solely petroleum (e.g. electric and hybrid vehicles).
  • Gps
  • Stands for global positioning system. A space-based satellite navigation system that provides location and time information
  • Shared-Ride
  • Transportation arrangement typically priced at a reduced rate in exchange for the customer agreeing to allow the shuttle to pick up additional passengers en route to the same general destination.
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