Tag: airline profits

How Your Heavy Coat Can Cut Airline’s Profit?

Reading Time: 2 minutes It is a well known fact that aviation business is an expensive pleasure. In order not to lose their space in the market by constantly increasing ticket prices, airlines take a different route and shift their focus on reducing operational costs to increase their profit. Probably the best known example of incredible savings achieved by […]

Ryanair Full Year 2018 Profits Rise 10% to €1.45 Billion

Reading Time: 1 minute Ryanair has reported a 10% increase in full year profit after tax to €1.45bn, as lower fares (down 3%) stimulated 9% traffic growth to over 130m guests and 95% load factor. Average fares last year declined by 3% and traffic grew 9% to over 130m with Germany, Italy and Spain being the 3 largest growth […]

US$15.5bn Profit for Major American Carriers in 2017

Reading Time: 1 minute The U.S. Bureau of Transportation Statistics has revealed that the 23 largest American carriers made a combined profit of US$15.5 billion last year, resulting in an after-tax profit being recorded for the fifth year in succession. This shows that the strong rebound from the previous ten years of losses continues. However, the airline industry has […]

Ryanair Posts 55% Profit Rise In First Quarter

Reading Time: 1 minute Ryanair has posted a 55% rise in first quarter profit to €397m. This result is distorted by the timing of Easter in the first quarter, with no holiday period in the prior year comparative. Traffic grew 12% to 35m as Ryanair’s lower fares and “Always Getting Better” (AGB) programme delivered a record 96% load factor. […]

Strong Profits Continue – Labor, Fuel and Supplier Costs on the Rise

Reading Time: 7 minutes The International Air Transport Association (IATA) revised its 2017 industry profitability outlook upwards. Airlines are expected to report a $31.4 billion profit (up from the previously forecast $29.8 billion) on revenues of $743 billion (up from the previously forecast $736 billion). “This will be another solid year of performance for the airline industry. Demand for […]

Ryanair Posts Full Year Net Income Of €1.316 Billion

Reading Time: 6 minutes Ryanair, Europe’s No. 1 airline, reported a 6% increase in full year net profit to €1.316bn. The combination of a 13% cut in average fares, coupled with Year 3 of the “Always Getting Better” (AGB) programme delivered 13% traffic growth to 120m customers, and an industry leading 94% load factor. Unit costs fell by 11% […]

Another Strong Year for Airline Profits in 2017

Reading Time: 6 minutes The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced that it expects the global airline industry to make a net profit in 2017 of $29.8 billion. On forecast total revenues of $736 billion, that represents a 4.1% net profit margin. This will be the third consecutive year (and the third year in the industry’s history) in which […]