Looking back at 2021 using the DB1B

The DoT updated their DB1B datasets and here is a model that offers some interesting insights into how the US travel market ended last year. On page 1 we offer four charts. (select the state of origin to see each market) Passenger volume at the top left shows...
Air transport in Africa expensive and circuitous

Air transport in Africa expensive and circuitous

Kinshasa, the capital of the Democratic Republic of the Congo, is one of the biggest cities in Africa, with an estimated population larger than London and a skyline that peers over the wide, snaking Congo River. But if a traveler wants to go from there to Lagos,...

US Airline Industry Consolidation

In the US we have seen that airline consolidation has generated a much more robust and profitable industry – which is great for employees, stockholders, and management.   But less good has come the way of the paying traveler. The first thing travelers are likely...