U.S. airline industry (passenger and cargo airlines combined) employment increased to 807,865 workers in September 2023, 2,939 (0.37%) more workers than in August 2023 (804,926) and 64,765 (8.72%) more than in pre-pandemic September 2019 (743,100).
Travel analytics firm ForwardKeys has released a report stating that the recent Israel-Hamas conflict has negatively impacted not only flights to and from the Middle East but also caused a global slowdown in the aviation industry.
The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced that the strong post-pandemic passenger traffic trend continued in September.
The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released data for September 2023 global air cargo markets, showing continuing demand recovery.
New findings emphasize post-pandemic travel recovery, sustainability and technology among the biggest changes and challenges
Expedia Group unveiled Unpack '24, a comprehensive look at what's motivating travelers and where they're going next year. Based on the company's unmatched first-party travel data, plus a global consumer survey of 20,000 travelers, Unpack '24 includes eight new travel trends for 2024, from top destinations to what's next in travel tech.
Rising travel and holiday costs have yet to dampen demand among consumers mainly because the revenge travel trend is still in full swing but higher prices have been identified as one of the key challenges the industry faces, according to WTM Global Travel Report in association with Tourism Economics.
Aviation Fuel Consumption Up 2.8% from Pre-Pandemic September 2019
Consumers are getting bolder, looking for unique experiences and far-flung destinations as they plan their travel for 2024, according to a survey of more than 100 luxury travel advisors who attended Global Travel Collection's Elevate conference, which took place Oct. 22-25 at the new Virgin Hotels New York City.
Travel continues to soar: About half (48%) of Americans intend to travel this holiday season. Intent to travel between Thanksgiving and mid-January is up across all age and income groups with an average holiday budget of $2,725. More than half (56%) of holiday travelers plan to stay in hotels, up from 35% in 2022.