Current Affairs

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  • COVID-19; Today’s Airport Passenger Updates

    Today’s Coronavirus briefing focuses on two crucial crisis data strands ✓ hard February airport passenger data and ✓ the Chinese traveller outlook for April. (more…)

  • COVID-19 Spread; Implications for Travel Retail

    There are today over 60 thousand confirmed cases worldwide which must necessarily prompt questions about the rate of spread in the coming days and about the reliability of the historical data. The crucial issue, hardly

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  • Coronavirus and the Chinese Traveller Forecast

    Air4casts has today revised its China passenger forecasts for the month of February based on the scantest of hard data. (more…)

  • 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…)

  • 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 The first shows the airlines that were operating the Boeing 737 Max-8 aircraft before it was withdrawn back in March this year.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…)

  • 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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  • 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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    • Emma Robinson
    • Aug 1st, 2019
    • Comments Off on China Slows; The Travel Impact
    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…)