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Airline Business Covid-19 recovery tracker: November 2023 update


Our regular examination of the latest global data for several key airline market indicators, including traffic and capacity in passenger and cargo markets, in-service and stored fleets, jet fuel costs, and share price trends for the world’s largest groups.

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Airline industry looks ahead to another year of capped capacity


For an industry historically known for its tendency towards overcapacity and therefore frequently low-margin operations, the airline sector is uncharacteristically about it enter its sixth year of not being able to fly as much as it would like.

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Revenues power airlines above 2019 benchmark despite lagging traffic and capacity

The latest Airline Business Index shows the second quarter of this year was marked by soaring revenue and a jump in passenger numbers, as the industry exceeded the 2019 benchmark index score for the first time since the pandemic.