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Brazil, Russia, India, China (BRIC): Emerging aviation markets performing well in 2010


Brazil, Russia, India and China (the BRIC countries) are four of the world’s largest emerging economies which together represent approximately 40% of the world’s population, 15% of global GDP and more than a quarter of the world’s land area, with a combined population of 2.8 billion people, a combined GDP of USD8.7 trillion and a combined land area of 38.5 billion sqm, based on 2008 World Bank Data. As such, they are an aviation growth powerhouse. After a difficult 2008/09, the prospects for 2010 are looking very bright. [3143 words]

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  • Consolidation trends across the board
  • Brazil: Air traffic rises sharply in 1Q2010; LCCs and start-ups gaining market share

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  • Key economic data for BRIC countries: 2008
  • GDP growth rates among BRIC economies: 2006 to 2014F
  • Key facts about BRIC: as of Dec-2009
  • BRIC countries’ GDP per capita and propensity to travel by air
  • Brazilian carries passenger traffic (RPK) growth by international and domestic
  • Brazil domestic traffic data (Capacity, Traffic and Load Factors): Three months ended Mar-2010
  • Brazil domestic LCC capacity (seats) share: 2001 to 2009
  • Russian domestic passenger traffic (RPK) growth
  • Russian domestic traffic data (passengers and load factors) for total industry and for Top 5 carriers: Three months ended Mar-2010
  • Russia domestic LCC capacity (seats) share: 2001 to 2009
  • Indian domestic passenger traffic (000s): Jan-2007 to Mar-2010
  • Indian domestic passenger traffic: Three months ended 31-Mar-2010
  • India domestic LCC capacity (seats) share: 2001 to 2009
  • LCC capacity share: 2009
  • China domestic traffic data: Three months ended Mar-2010
  • CAAC passenger growth and cargo growth: Jan-2009 to Mar-2010
  • CAAC international passenger growth and domestic passenger growth: Jan-2009 to Mar-2010
  • Chinese mainland carriers’ passenger numbers and cargo volume growth: 2005 to 2010F
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