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 can be used to help you: understand market size and growth potential; major companies; draft business plans and pitch books; and conduct benchmarking and SWOT analysis. Our industry analysis highlights macro industry trends in the overall sector and micro trends faced by companies that do business in the industry. The industry report also provides key industry statistics and 5-year forecasts to anticipate future industry prospects so you can decide with confidence.

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.

IBISWorld expects industry revenue to contract at a compound annual rate of 7.6%... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Analysis Chapter

The global economic downturn shook the airline industries, with demand for air travel plummeting, especially for chartered services. During the recession, businesses cut travel expenses and consumers put off holidays due to rising unemployment and falling income. Similarly, the number of tourists coming into the United Kingdom declined as economic conditions in other countries also deteriorated. As a result, industry revenue is expected to decrease at a compound annual rate of 7.6% over the five years through 2013-14.

The largest declines came over 2009-10 and 2010-11. Passenger numbers on non-scheduled fell significantly in these two years and average UK household expenditure on air travel collapsed during this period... purchase to read more


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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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