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Is China on the Rebound?
Data, published Friday last,  produces some very welcome positives.   Daily Flights - end September numbers show flight departure.....
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Japan’s Changing Airport Nationality Mix
From 11 October foreign tourists will again be able to visit Japan without a visa and without using a travel agency. Today’s Air4casts bulletin .....
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May Forecast Update: Data and Expectations
With the March actuals from 1150 airports now available, a clear view of April will be available by the middle of this month although complete results.....
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Which Way China Travel?
A week is a long time in the China domestic travel business. In the week before Labour Day holiday it seemed entirely possible that in the week fol.....
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Asia/Pacific; Internationals in March
International actuals in March brought good news. Air4casts is presenting the results for 24 countries in the region covering 146 international air.....
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China Traffic Woes Accumulate
Yesterday saw commercial flight departures in China reach a new low.  At 1758 the comparison with levels achieved just two months ago is stark.&n.....
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Omicron hits January Internationals
There are today over 600 airports on the Air4casts system with passenger actuals for January 2022.   Of those 446 have declared their inter.....
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Singapore in December; Traffic Doubles
The latest Singapore actuals for the month of December are recently to hand.   They show: ✓ an increase of 107% on November and ✓ a m.....
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Recovery USA: International Focus
December data, available through Air4casts, for 175 international airports in the USA shows passenger levels at 63% of the 2019 level.   Th.....
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Omicron Flight Cancellations: Apparent or Real?
Over the holiday period there was a surge in breathless press reports, many of them beginning in the USA, pointing to a an unprecedented level of flig.....
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A Week is a Long Time in the Travel Business
There is a tiny body of executives within the the subscriber community which is exercised by changes to the forecasts. Perhaps missing the point that .....
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Dubai Posts Highest PAX Numbers in 18 Months
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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Chinese Domestic Travellers: The September Data
It is welcome news that the sector has recovered  strongly in September after a disastrous August. Sign up here for one of Air4casts’ pe.....
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Hainan October Recovery Challenge
  The Chinese holiday season means that, today, Air4casts is able to report on two weeks of air passenger traffic data from .....
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Global June/July Growth Hits 44%
Today’s Air4casts bulletin examines the July on June international air passenger growth in the context of the seasonal uplift over each of the p.....
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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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Covid-19: Travel Restrictions are Largely Ineffective
It is perhaps a little unlikely that many subscribers will be attentive readers of the “Lancet”: the world’ leading medical jour.....
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Positive News from November Flight Data
There are important regional pockets which continue to suggest that the single largest impediment to the recovery of air travel is the policies of.....
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Hainan September Sales by Category
With Hainan Island’s Duty Free sales topping USD 1.63 billion from 1st July to 19 October, today’s Air4casts bulletin examines the drivers.....
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September Air Departures Show Dramatic Shifts
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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Asia/Pacific - Good News from India in the October Internationals
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
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
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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Europe in September
A slowdown is entirely to be expected as passenger numbers signal the end of the summer season. In a normal year the movement from August t.....
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Asia/Pacific Travel Outlook
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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Last Week: European Recovery Continues
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 Passenger Actuals Double in a Month
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
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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Europe’s Daily Air Traffic Rallies
Today's Chart of the Day from Air4casts examines the latest August daily air traffic numbers from Europe’s key countries. They are showing a.....
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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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Domestic Air Travel Leads the Way in May
With the global air travel recovery inching forward at a snail’s pace day by day, Air4casts examines a strange new world where the domestic reco.....
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China International Recovery Setback
In response to announcements by national airlines that they intended a rapid return to fuller international schedules, the Chinese Civil Aviation Auth.....
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China Daily; May Data Confirms the Recovery
The latest passenger numbers, for 12 May and principally domestic passengers, show that the recovery is continuing even after the excitement of the ho.....
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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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Spain; What a Difference a Month Makes
One of the most international tourist destinations in Europe, Spain is no exception to the April rule: air travel is as near to zero as makes no diffe.....
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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
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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China Domestic Recovery Watch; Hotel Occupancy
Hotel occupancy rates are one of the best available weekly indicators of any recovery in Chinese domestic travel and this summary provides an invaluab.....
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One Step Forwards, Another Step Backwards
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
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; Today’s Airport Passenger Updates
Today’s Coronavirus briefing focuses on two crucial crisis data strands ✓ hard February airport passenger data and ✓ the Chine.....
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