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  • Golden Week 2019

    Air4casts has just uploaded its regular monthly forecast updates for 200 travelling nationalities to subscriber websites. With China’s Golden Week holiday now well underway, today’s Air4casts bulletin examines the immediate October Travel Retail outlook for

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  • Asia/Pacific in August

    Mis-information in Travel Retail is now an issue of commercial significance and there are three sources: airport traffic estimates from two distinctly different ticketing data feeds and, separately, airport traffic estimates from creativity. The probability

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  • August Internationals from the Airports

    At this month’s mid-point 269 airports have declared August passenger actuals and 121 of them have published the detail of their August international passenger traffic data. There are some stark realities emerging in both Europe

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  • The Top Ten in the First Half

    With first half 2019 monthly international passenger actuals now available directly from 87% of the world’s airports, today’s Air4casts data briefing pinpoints the effects of the global traffic slowdown on those crucial top 10 international

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  • Hong Kong July PAX are Positive but…

    Passenger numbers at HKG were up by 0.9% in July whereas there had been an expectation that results would have been affected by perceptions of unrest. (more…)

  • Double Digit Growth Airports in 2019

    Within the world’s top 100 airports there are 18 which have, in the first six months of this year, demonstrated double digit growth in international passenger numbers. (more…)

  • China Slows; The Travel Impact

    A reduction in the rate of growth of GDP has been widely covered in the financial press: 6.2% in Q2 as against 6.4% in Q1. (more…)

  • UK Market Slows in June

    Today's Air4casts data briefing focuses on the UK's June performance in relation to the major European markets and the differences are now striking. (more…)

  • Istanbul Gets Back to Business

    Today's Air4casts data briefing examines the performance of the new airport at Istanbul. (more…)

  • June Actuals Direct from the Airports

    Almost 200 airports have now published their June passenger data. From the 100 airports which have declared their international numbers it is too early in the month for any global assessment. At the detail level

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