Mark Nensel

Data Editor,
Air Transport World
Boeing January 2016 O&D Roundup
Boeing delivered 47 commercial aircraft to 23 airlines and five lessors in January.
Flydubai 737-800
Flydubai’s net income falls 60% in 2015
Dubai-based low-cost carrier (LCC) flydubai posted AED100.7 million ($27.4 million) net income for 2015, down 59.7% from its AED250 million net result in 2014.
IATA: Passenger traffic rose 6.5% in 2015; air cargo stalled, up 2.2%
Global air passenger traffic was up 6.5% year-over-year (YOY) in 2015, the fastest pace in five years, according to IATA’s Air Passenger Market Analysis.
UPS 747-400F
UPS net profit up 60% to $4.8 billion in 2015
United Parcel Service (UPS) posted $4.84 billion net profit for 2015, up 59.8% from the company’s $3.03 billion net profit in 2014.
ANA 787-9
ANA Holdings posts $609 million 9M net profit
All Nippon Airways parent ANA Holdings posted ¥73.3 billion ($608.5 million) in net profit for the nine-month period to Dec. 31, 2015, up 40% year-over-year (YOY).
Allegiant Air 757-200
Allegiant posts $220 million 2015 net profit amidst management shakeup
Las Vegas-based Allegiant Travel Co., parent of Allegiant Air, posted 2015 net income of $220.4 million, more than doubling its 2014 net result of $87 million.
Asia-Pacific passenger traffic up 8%, cargo up 1.6% in 2015
International traffic on Asia-Pacific carriers grew 7.9% to 276.3 million passengers in 2015, according to the Association of Asia Pacific Airlines (AAPA).
EasyJet A319
EasyJet 1Q revenue shows impact of terrorism-related cancellations
UK low-cost carrier (LCC) EasyJet’s FY 2016 1Q revenue of £929.5 million ($1.38 billion), a 0.1% year-over-year drop, reflected lower demand after terrorist attacks in Egypt and France.
Snow removers clear the runways at Virginia’s Dulles International Airport
Over 11,000 flights canceled during stormy US East Coast weekend
More than 8,000 flights were canceled in the US over the weekend, according to flight tracking site FlightAware, as a major snowstorm hit the Mid-Atlantic region.
BTS: Passenger complaints with US airlines doubled in November
Complaints against US airlines doubled year-over-year in November 2015, according to the US Bureau of Transportation Statistics’ Air Travel Consumer Report.
Mid-Atlantic US snowstorm prompts major flight cancellations
Anticipating a major snowstorm due to strike the US Mid-Atlantic region over the weekend, airlines have canceled at least 3,014 flights as of 11:30am EST Jan. 22.
Alaska Air 737-800
Alaska Air Group 2015 net profit up 40% to $848 million 1
Alaska Air Group, parent of Alaska Airlines and Horizon Air, posted a full-year 2015 net profit of $848 million, up 40.2% from 2014’s $605 million net result.
IATA: Passenger traffic slows in November; yearly growth at 4.9%
Global international passenger traffic slowed in November 2015, registering 3.2% year-over-year growth, according to IATA’s November Premium Traffic Monitor.
IATA: Falling fares spur global passenger traffic’s ‘healthy growth’
Global air passenger traffic grew 5.9% year-over-year in November, slowing from October’s 7.1% growth, according to IATA’s Air Passenger Market Analysis.
Embraer orders up 24%, deliveries increase 10% in 2015
Brazilian manufacturer Embraer ended 2015 with firm orders from 13 customers for 185 commercial aviation jets, a 24.2% increase over 2014.
Blogs & Commentary
Feb 3, 2016

Is it ‘insane’ for airlines to earn strong profits? 7

American Airlines’ annual net profit is just $45.8 billion behind Apple’s most recent full-year net earnings....More
Jan 26, 2016

Very shaky start for anti-US ATC privatization coalition

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