IATA | Redactive Media Group
Bimonthly publication provides news and information for the global
airline industry, with online article categories and topics including
news, analysis, commentary, airports,
air traffic management, cargo,
CEO interviews, economics, environment,
passenger experience, regulations
and taxation, security, safety, and technology. Selected articles from
each issue of the magazine can be viewed free online.
Airlines for America
A4A Review and Outlook
Industry review and outlook presentation compiles statistical data from a
wide range of sources, with topics covered in recent editions of
this presentation including trends in traffic, fares, operations, and financial performance, initiatives
to improve carrier profitability, affordability, competition, and access
to air travel for U.S. consumers,
reinvestment in employees and products, and customer satisfaction.
Federal Aviation Administration
FAA Aerospace Forecast
Annual report includes a review of the U.S.
aviation industry over the past year
and forecasts aviation traffic and activity
over the next twenty years for both the domestic and international
markets, with air transportation segments covered in the forecast including
U.S. mainline air carriers, U.S. regional air carriers, and general aviation and air taxi aircraft.
Report can be downloaded and viewed free online.
Regional Airlines Association
RAA Annual Reports
Annual publication provides an overview of the regional airline industry,
with statistical data provided including
airports with regional service, regional certificated carriers,
departures completed, average
daily departures, average seating capacity,
passengers enplaned, average trip length,
average load factor, revenue passenger miles,
and available seat miles. Current edition can be viewed
International Air Transport Association
Publications available from this trade association include:
Airlines Financial Monitor
Monthly financial report provides information on airline share prices,
operating margins, net after-tax profits, and cash flows by global
region, global oil and jet fuel prices, passenger yields and premium-class
revenues, passenger and cargo volumes, passenger and cargo capacity,
changes in operating fleet size, and passenger and cargo load
factors. Current and prior issues can be viewed free online.
Airline Business Confidence Survey
Quarterly survey of airline executives provides insights on business
performance for the most recent quarter and expected changes over
the next twelve months, with key areas addressed by the survey including
profitability outlook, passenger and cargo
traffic volume demand, employment
levels, input costs, and passenger and cargo yields. Current and prior
quarterly surveys are available
Airline Industry Economic Performance
Semi-annual report takes a broad look at how
the airlines are adding value for consumers, the wider economy,
governments, and their investors, with economic sectors addressed in
the report including consumers, wider economy, government, capital
providers, aircraft, fuel, employment, infrastructure, and global regions.
Current and prior reports, presentations,
and data tables are available free online.
Market analysis report provides industry statistics for a user-defined area on a national,
state, county, metro area, or zip code level, with data provided including number of
companies, market volume and sales trends, average company
sales, sales per employee, staffing and employment trends, average employee wage, and business start up
activity and failure rates. Sample report can be viewed online.