US Airline Traffic Remains Stalled

US Airline Traffic Remains Stalled

US airline traffic remained stalled through Labor Day, as demand for the second half of 2022 has not increased to pre-pandemic levels as once expected. The chart below, using TSA data, shows 2022 traffic in red, compared with 2019 traffic in blue, with 2020 in gold...
Has the recovery stalled?

Has the recovery stalled?

As we observe the recovery from the global pandemic, some data are worrisome and lead one to ask has the recovery stalled? Air traffic in the US is one of those datasets, and we now appear to be at an inflection point that could determine whether we have reached a...