European legacy carriers slipping back, as traffic losses begin to compound

After more than six months of pain, traffic for Europe’s full service carriers appears to be inching its way back towards positive territory, although the outlook for long-haul markets remains uncertain. Despite some indications that the “traffic crunch” may be easing for Europe’s full service airlines, any year-on-year gains made from now may be illusory. It was at this point last year that the credit crunch and the global economic crisis really began to make their impact felt, and passenger traffic for Europe’s full service carriers began to enter negative territory, reaching a frightening nadir around February this year.

This CAPA Premium Analysis article is 625 words.

To access CAPA Premium Analysis you need a CAPA Membership

Your window into the latest insights

CAPA employs an industry-leading Analyst team based in Europe, North America, Asia and Australia who offer unique perspectives and independent and accurate commentary of critical industry developments globally. CAPA Members rely on our Analysis to unlock valuable insights and actionable intelligence to keep ahead of the game.

Big picture strategic view

Our Analysts don’t just report the news - they take a big picture strategic view of aviation dynamics, issues and trends and analyse the implications of these developments for you.

Global intelligence

The CAPA Analyst team is based globally to ensure our CAPA Members have access to independent, unique perspectives covering an entire spectrum of daily, worldwide commercial aviation developments.

Customise your Alerts

CAPA Members can use CAPA Alerts to receive daily, weekly or monthly and customised updates on our Analysis.

I'm very impressed by the factual and detailed analysis CAPA is always doing.

- CEO, Airline Member
To learn more, contact us:
Phone: +61 2 9241 3200 | Email: membership@centreforaviation.com