How Airlines Got Hammered By The US-China Trade War In 2019

How Airlines Got Hammered By The US-China Trade War In 2019

It’s been 18 months since the US-China trade war started, with a series of tit-for-tat tariffs being levied on imported goods by both Washington and Beijing. This prolonged disruption of the global trade market has hit airlines hard, and perhaps...
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International aviation growth slowed to 4.5% in 2019

International aviation growth slowed to 4.5% in 2019

The latest data from ForwardKeys, which analyses global aviation capacity, flight searches and over 17 million flight booking transactions a day, reveals that in 2019 growth in international air travel, as measured by passenger journeys, grew by 4.5%. Travel ...
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Increasing civil aviation capacity in China requires harmonizing the physical and human components of capacity: A review and investigation

Increasing civil aviation capacity in China requires harmonizing the physical and human components of capacity: A review and investigation

China is the world’s second largest aviation market and is projected to become the largest by the mid-2020s. However, there is a mismatch among the three critical components that determine aviation capacity: airports, airlines, and air traffic management...
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In search of the “Right Price” for air travel: First steps towards estimating granular price-demand elasticity

In search of the “Right Price” for air travel: First steps towards estimating granular price-demand elasticity

Identifying price-demand elasticity for air travel using empirical data is fraught with issues. The largest of which is the problem of endogeneity. In this paper, we introduce instrumental variables derived from flow traffic passenger numbers to overcome endog...
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Airbus set to offer A350 with dimmable windows

Airbus set to offer A350 with dimmable windows

Airbus is intending to offer electronically-dimmable windows as an option on A350s, and plans to disclose more details at the Aircraft Interiors Expo at the end of March. The airframer does not currently use such technology in its aircraft range,...
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Transformable Robot Excels in Air and Ground Operations

Transformable Robot Excels in Air and Ground Operations

The Pegasus Mini is a smaller version of the original Pegasus, introduced in August, which established a new category of transformable unmanned autonomous vehicles (hybrid unmanned aircraft system/unmanned ground vehicle) that both drive on land and fly. The P...
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B2B analytics in the airline market: Harnessing the power of consumer big data

B2B analytics in the airline market: Harnessing the power of consumer big data

This paper utilizes market-level data to explore the relative performance of individual companies amongst defined competitors. We show the potential of using consumer clickstream data, an important type of big data, to create a new set of B2B analytical framew...
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