US summer air travel pressures

US summer air travel pressures

Air travel in the US looks like it has recovered, in many ways, to the previous “normal” levels. The following chart shows flight volumes are substantially higher than in the past two years. Here are some ideas on understanding US summer air travel...
Summer air travel in the United States

Summer air travel in the United States

As summer air travel starts to build, airports are packed, flights are packed and cancellations occur left and right.  Sounds pretty awful, but it gets worse, and airfares are skyrocketing.  Travelers are abused from booking until they get home again.  You can be sure...

Recoveries across some key markets

We have been tracking some key air travel markets and recoveries have been spotty.  This reflects public health policies and vaccine rates.  None of the curves in the chart should come as a surprise to anyone in commercial aviation. To enable market comparisons we...
The USA back in the #1 air travel spot

The USA back in the #1 air travel spot

We have our data updated through June 2021 and can demonstrate that the US air travel market maintained its summer recovery. It appears that the US vaccine levels have provided air travelers with the confidence to return to the skies.  China’s air travel market saw a...