In the Airport

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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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    • 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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    • Jane Robinson
    • Nov 25th, 2019
    • Comments Off on October Internationals: Disappointing, Worrying, Hardly Surprising
    October Internationals: Disappointing, Worrying, Hardly Surprising

    With 40% of October’s international airport data to hand, the year on year rate of increase is just 1.9% points (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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  • 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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  • Fact Check September 2019

    In the run up to this year’s TFWA in Cannes, here are today’s top Fact Check tips for readers. The Air4casts Fact Check service is available free of charge to all those companies operating in

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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…)