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  • Chinese New Year Travel – What a Difference a Year Makes

    Today’s Air4casts analysis covers the fastest growing foreign terminals for Chinese air travellers over the peak 15 day New Year holiday period. Whilst the bulk of the New Year travel happens by ‘plane and train

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    • Jane Robinson
    • Jan 13th, 2020
    • Comments Off on Mixed Chinese Travel Messages in the Final Quarter of 2019
    Mixed Chinese Travel Messages in the Final Quarter of 2019

    Today's client exclusive analysis focuses on the striking Chinese destination performance extremes now in evidence for the final quarter of 2019. Destinations that once seemed unassailable are being forsaken whilst others experience huge surges. (more…)

    • Ian Robinson
    • Dec 20th, 2019
    • Comments Off on Latest 2020 Forecasts; Early Warning
    Latest 2020 Forecasts; Early Warning

    First indications of the likely 2020 outcome for international passengers indicate the strength of the downturn now affecting all global markets. These new projections will be uploaded in full to subscribers’ websites on 31 December.

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  • The Boeing 737 Max-8 Impact

    Two charts of the day today. The first shows the airlines that were operating the Boeing 737 Max-8 aircraft before it was withdrawn back in March this year.   (more…)

  • US November Visitor Arrivals

    Confirmation, again, that the slowdown detected in Q3 is affecting the US market and especially the number of incoming visitors. (more…)

    • Jane Robinson
    • Nov 5th, 2019
    • Comments Off on International PAX Growth Slowest in a Decade
    International PAX Growth Slowest in a Decade

    The regular monthly forecast updates for all airports, terminals, nationalities, routes and retailers have today been uploaded to client sites. What they show is a 2019 that is rapidly shaping up to produce the lowest

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  • September Internationals

    The HKG Airport Authority yesterday issued its air traffic figures for September showing that total departures and arrivals for the month were down by 12.8% which has had a marked effect on the regional total:

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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: (more…)

    • Ian Robinson
    • Sep 17th, 2019
    • Comments Off on August Internationals from the Airports
    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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