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Dubai Posts Highest PAX Numbers in 18 Months
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In an encouraging sign of the gathering pace of recovery Dubai airport’s September PAX were the highest since the start of the pandemic. &nbs.....
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Spain and Turkey Lead Summer Rebound
Yesterday’s international flight departure data confirms, if confirmation is required, the strength of the European recovery. It is, .....
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Forecast Revisions; July Update to 2025
There are brighter spots in the international sector. There is also continued development in domestic travel but there are, without doubt, at leas.....
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Brightening Skies for May Internationals
International airports declaring for June, and today there are 161 of them, are indicating departures and arrivals up 23% on last month: While .....
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Will Vaccinations Hold the Key?
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Hard to argue that they will not but harder still to predict the sorts of release mechanisms which will exist and where. It is quite possib.....
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Covid Vaccination Progress
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Today’s Chart of the Day shows the top 15 countries in the world for the number of Covid vaccinations per 100 people. As of Monday th.....
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September Air Departures Show Dramatic Shifts
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Today’s Air4casts bulletin examines the prospects for domestic and international air travel in light of the latest September airport passenger d.....
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Middle East October Latest: Strong Growth
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Internationals in October: flight data which is available for the first three weeks of the month, indicates a 22% point September to October increase .....
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Asia/Pacific - Good News from India in the October Internationals
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Daily international flight departures for the first two weeks in October show really encouraging increases for India:   ✓  for the mon.....
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US International Air Departures on the Rise Again
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September international air passenger traffic from every US airport is now available to Air4casts and it is showing the lowest rate of decline since t.....
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Covid Plays Havoc with Airport Rankings
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Today’s Air4casts bulletin assesses the July air passenger performance of the world’s two largest economies. All data comes direct from.....
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Hainan and Its Best Seven Days
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Hainan Island’s largest airport, Haikou Meilan, last week had its best 7 days since the start of the pandemic. These latest weekly passenger num.....
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Asia/Pacific Travel Outlook
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Today's Air4casts Recovery Briefing video looks at the Asia/Pacific region. Jane Robinson presents the latest data from Hainan Island, includin.....
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US August Internationals Up 24% on July
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The US August data set is a substantial 159 international airports.   It indicates that the recovery which was well under way in July has now.....
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Last Week: European Recovery Continues
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Based on the total number of flights for airports in Europe for the week ending Friday last, the 21st August: ✓ departures and arrivals had recov.....
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July Internationals; Top 10 Reporting Airports
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July’s top ten international PAX performers are, without exception, European for the reasons that: ✓  there is a recovery of sorts get.....
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July Passenger Actuals Double in a Month
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July passenger actuals for 288 airports, covering both international and domestic passenger flows, are now available on the Air4casts’ servers.....
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Tracking Daily Air Traveller Numbers in the USA
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Today's Chart of the Day from Air4casts examines the daily air passenger count across US airports. Passenger departures are running at a significa.....
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Eurotunnel Rapidly Improves Performance
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Today's Chart of the Day from Air4casts examines the latest monthly passenger vehicle statistics from Eurotunnel. They show a rapid return to leve.....
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Holiday Destinations Boost Recovery
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Daily flight numbers for this week indicate a strengthening of the recovery which has been slow to get under way.   There are “high&rdq.....
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Hainan Island Breaks Post Pandemic Records
On Thursday last we reported the good news that Hainan’s travel numbers were progressing steadily week on week. Today's bulletin goes fur.....
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Hainan: Impressive July Performance
With Hainan Island’s duty free shopping spend in the first week of July reaching USD 64 million, Air4casts examines the latest July travel trend.....
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USA Independence Day Travel Down 80%
Daily air passenger numbers from the USA show a significantly less rosy reality than forward bookings suggested in the run-up to the vacation. &nbs.....
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China Retail Sales; The Phenomenon of Revenge Shopping
April data for Retail Sales in China, not Travel Retail sales, shows that while a sort of recovery is continuing, expenditure levels are still down on.....
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Recovery Forecasts; The European Summer Season
With governments working hard to establish safe air corridors to allow tourists to travel to their summer destinations, and with Ryanair announcing a .....
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April US Air PAX Obliterated by Coronavirus
Air4casts is the only data supplier in Travel Retail to receive the fast track monthly international passenger numbers directly from the US government.....
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China Recovery Watch; May Day Holiday Air Travel Performance
Daily travel data just released from the Chinese government pinpoints what actually happened over the May Day holiday period.   The focus is .....
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Business Travellers; Will They…?
Speculation about profound changes in travel preferences and patterns as a result of the Coronavirus, is not now, in short supply.   A .....
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South Korea in April: A Single Bright Spot
Airport passenger actuals for the period ending 28 April do not yet quite complete the month but they are a sufficient indicator of the present state .....
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March Airport Actuals: Domestic Focus
It is all too evident that, for international passenger numbers at least, the March actuals are simply one step away from an April which is as close t.....
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South Korean Domestic Market in April
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There is life still in the important South Korean domestic/leisure market.   Battered certainly by the ramifications of Coronavirus and.....
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China Recovery Watching
Today's Air4casts bulletin analyses the domestic and international March airport passenger counts from China's top airports.   .....
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One Step Forwards, Another Step Backwards
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With today’s May nowcast showing an almost 94% reduction in international air passenger traffic versus last year, today’s Air4casts bullet.....
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China: Domestic Routes Will Lead the Recovery
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For the past two months Air4casts has measured the effect of all the travel restrictions, flight cancellations and border closures on the internationa.....
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COVID-19 Spread; Implications for Travel Retail
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There are today over 60 thousand confirmed cases worldwide which must necessarily prompt questions about the rate of spread in the coming days and abo.....
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The Coronavirus and International Air Travel
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Today’s Air4casts analysis examines the possible impact of the Coronavirus using the evidence of the effects of previous and similar viral o.....
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Coronavirus and the Chinese Traveller Forecast
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Air4casts has today revised its China passenger forecasts for the month of February based on the scantest of hard data.   In summar.....
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