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Japan’s Changing Airport Nationality Mix
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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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The Global Recovery: International Passengers
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August data confirms the slowdown in the post Covid recovery:   ✓ internationals started the year on just 39% of 2019 ✓ last mo.....
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China’s June Revival
After 3 months of rapid decline China’s domestic air travel market is beginning to emerge from its lockdown induced torpor.   Daily d.....
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June Forecast Update
Subscriber interest this month is likely to be focused on airports in the Western Hemisphere since there is an inevitable acceptance among subscribers.....
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Asia/Pacific April International Recovery Index
Hard evidence for an international recovery across airports in Asia/Pacific is growing monthly.   The market is two-speed: ✓ in the .....
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The European Recovery Gathers Pace
The April results for 250 international airports in Europe definitely point the way to summer traffic levels which risk being at least as good as in 2.....
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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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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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Forecast Update April 2022
Today’s upload of the latest forecast updates is, in global terms, little different from the view taken just a month ago. There are differences.....
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Omicron hits January Internationals
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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
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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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A Week is a Long Time in the Travel Business
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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
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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
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
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
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 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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