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Chartered Passenger Flights in the UK: Market Research Report

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

A fly in the ointment: Tough operating conditions force some companies to exit the industry

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
Revenue
£3bn
Annual Growth 10-15
-1.5%
Annual Growth 15-20
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Profit
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Employment
11,394
Businesses
395
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, the vast majority 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 2014-15, but overall charter passenger numbers have been on a downward slide.

IBISWorld expects industry revenue to contract at a compound annual rate of 1.5%... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Starting a New Business Chapter

The Chartered Passenger Flights industry is considered to have high barriers to entry, mainly due to the stringent regulation and significant capital needed to start a business. A new entrant must obtain licences and pass compliance requirement in order to certify as a carrier. This process is costly and time-consuming, and compliance requirements are considerable due to safety regulation.

Moreover, some resource constraints are present. There is a finite amount of airport terminal and parking space for aircraft. While this resource will grow over time, such space develops slowly due to the regulatory requirements that must be satisfied to expand or build new airfields. The fastest way for a new entrant to acquire terminal space is to wait for an incumbent to go out of business... 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 passengersTransporting passengers by helicopterOperating private jets


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