Chartered Passenger Flights in the UK: Market Research Report

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Chartered Passenger Flights Market Research Report | SIC H51.102 | Mar 2014

Turbulent conditions: Falling passenger numbers and increased competition drive down revenue

IBISWorld’s Chartered Passenger Flights market research report provides the latest industry statistics and industry trends, allowing you to identify the products and customers driving revenue growth and profitability. The industry report identifies the leading companies and offers strategic industry analysis of the key factors influencing the market.

Report Snapshot
Market Share of Companies
Thomas Cook Airlines Ltd Thomas Cook Airlines Ltd market share
Thomson Airways Limited Thomson Airways Limited market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 09-14
Annual Growth 14-19
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The Chartered Passenger Flights industry includes businesses that transport passengers by air on a non-scheduled basis. The industry is dominated by two major players, which are also involved in other areas of the travel industry, such as the provision of all-inclusive tours. Although the industry is perceived as providing tailored travel services for the wealthy, a large share of industry revenue is generated by transporting customers to their holiday destination as part of a package. Demand from the industry's major markets of tourists, corporations and governments has fluctuated significantly in the five years through 2013-14, but overall charter passenger numbers have been on a downward slide.

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Industry Report - Industry Key Buyers Chapter

The Chartered Passenger Flights industry has a high level of market share concentration, since the top four players are estimated to account for 92.7% of total industry revenue in 2013-14. Major companies such as Thomson Airways and Thomas Cook Airlines have well-developed route networks and are capable of adjusting their capacity and services in line with customer demand. They can also offer competitive pricing in times of low demand, making it harder for smaller operators to compete. The chartered airline business has high barriers to entry due to the cost of setting up and complying with regulation. As a result, a few large companies dominate the industry.

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What is the Chartered Passenger Flights Industry?

Companies in the industry provide non-scheduled passenger air transport to domestic and international destinations. The industry also includes scenic and sightseeing flights, regular charter flights for passengers and transport of passengers by aero clubs.

Industry Products
Flights to and from the European UnionFlights to and from the rest of EuropeFlights to and from North AfricaDomestic flightsFlights to and from the rest of the world
Industry Activities
Providing non-scheduled charter flights for passengersProviding scenic and sightseeing flightsTransporting passengers for instruction or pleasure

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