Industry Analysis & Industry Trends
The Non-Scheduled Passenger Air Transport industry comprises businesses that transport passengers by air on a non-scheduled basis. The industry is dominated by two players, Thomson Airways and Thomas Cook Airlines, which are also involved in other areas of the travel industry, such as the provision of all-inclusive tours. Although the industry may be perceived as providing tailored travel services for the wealthy, the bulk of industry revenue is generated by transporting customers to their holiday destination as part of a travel package. Demand from the industry's major markets of tourists, corporations and governments has fluctuated significantly over the five years through 2016-17 but overall, charter passenger numbers have been on a downward slide... purchase to read more
Industry Report - Industry Key Buyers Chapter
The Non-Scheduled Passenger Air Transport industry has a high level of market share concentration. The top four players are estimated to account for 92.9% of total industry revenue in 2016-17. Major companies 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 industry 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. However, the smaller business-facing segments of the industry generally have much lower concentration, despite similar barriers to entry.
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