ARC Reports Increase in EMD Sales and Transactions in Last Month
In July 2019, reporting marketing carriers posted an on-time arrival rate of 76.9%, up from both the 73.3% on-time rate in June 2019 and from 76.0% in July 2018.
The 21 U.S. scheduled passenger airlines employed 1.5% more workers in July 2019 than in July 2018
ACI also names worlds top airports for passengers, cargo, and aircraft movements
2.1% of all review submissions that year were identified as fake – but most never made it onto the platform
U.S. scheduled passenger airlines reported a second-quarter 2019 after-tax net profit of $4.8 billion, the 25th consecutive quarterly after-tax profit, and a pre-tax operating profit of $6.9 billion, the 33rd consecutive quarterly pre-tax profit.
U.S. airlines carried an estimated 78.2 million systemwide (domestic and international) scheduled service passengers in August 2019, seasonally-adjusted, according to the Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS) first estimate, up 0.3% from the July second estimate.
Traffic in emerging markets growing faster than advanced economies
CWT M&E, the global meetings and events division of CWT, says the $840 billion industry is poised for an 8% growth in 2020 despite looming geopolitical and economic headwinds, according to its 2020 Future Trends Report, published today.
International tourist arrivals grew 4% from January to June 2019, compared to the same period last year, according to the latest UNWTO World Tourism Barometer published ahead of the 23rd World Tourism Organization General Assembly. Growth was led by the Middle East (+8%) and Asia and the Pacific (+6%). International arrivals in Europe grew 4%, while Africa (+3%) and the Americas (+2%) enjoyed more moderate growth.