Analysis

Europe’s Disappearance — Top 15 Airports in May 2021

The latest airport ranking —one more time— shows that Europe is still miles behind Asia and the United States when it comes to COVID-recovery. We’ve analyzed the latest traffic figures and provide you with the latest top 15 airports according to flights, passengers, and cargo. Top 15 Airports in May 2021 COVID-19 and the aviation…

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China vs. America: Here are the Top 15 Airlines in May 2021

Driven by a strong rebound of the aviation industry, the list of the world’s top 15 biggest airlines is heavily in motion. We’ve analyzed the latest traffic figures and present the top 15 biggest airlines in the world — in May 2021. The World’s Top 15 Airlines Good news first: It seems that the airline…

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Airline Facebook Ranking — Top 100 Airlines in June 2021

Once again, we’ve checked hundreds of airline Facebook profiles and counted likes and followers. Here’s the result: The ultimate Airline Facebook Ranking of the top 100 airlines in June 2021. Since we’ve received so much positive feedback on our latest Airline Facebook Ranking, we decided to do an update. Therefore, the ranking now includes how…

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On-Time Performance Analysis: 40 Most Punctual Airlines in May 2021

The world is on its way to leave the pandemic behind. Borders open, people start to travel again, and the number of flights is constantly growing again. With increasing traffic, airlines’ on-time performance is back in focus. We gathered data and provide you with the first airline on-time performance analysis since 2020. Airline On-Time Performance…

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Market Value: World’s 50 Largest Airlines By Market Cap

Market Capitalization is one of the essential financial benchmarks. According to their current market cap, we’ve analyzed hundreds of airlines — here are the results: World’s 50 largest airlines by market cap. A Financial View At Airlines Metrics to define the world’s largest airlines are sheer endless: fleet size, number of passengers, served countries, revenue…

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World Airline Rankings — The Most Comprehensive Collection!

Welcome to the world’s most comprehensive collection of airline rankings! We put together 15 different airline rankings about the world’s leading carriers. Discover all areas — from fleet size to safety quality, passenger numbers, and social media performance. World Airline Rankings — The Most Comprehensive Collection With this blog post, we put together some of…

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Revealed: The Most and Least On-Time U.S. Airlines in 2021

With increasing traffic figures, operational quality slides back into the spotlight of airline passengers. We’ve analyzed how U.S. airlines have performed so far in 2021 and put together the most and least on-time U.S. airlines. After more than a year of a pandemic, U.S airlines are on their way back to pre-COVID traffic figures. Although…

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Ryanair’s Minsk Case — And What it Means for Airlines and Passengers

The unexpected diversion of a Ryanair flight to Minsk shocked the aviation world. Naturally, we don’t want to add to political discussions. However, we’ve analyzed the incident about airline and passenger aspects. Ryanair’s Minsk Diversion — An Unexpected Case We’ve all probably heard the news about the incident regarding flight FR4978 on Sunday, May 23rd,…

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Financial Results: How the World’s Biggest Airlines Performed in 2020

For almost every airline, 2020 has been the most devastating year in terms of financial results. So we wanted to know the details and analyzed the financial results of 15 of the world’s biggest airlines. Here are the results. Due to Corona’s impact, 2020 has been one of the most challenging years for airlines ever.…

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4 Airlines That Made Profit in 2020 — And Here’s how!

For most airlines, 2020 was the most devastating year with unbelievable losses. However, a few airlines managed to close the pandemic year with profits. Here are four airlines that made a profit in 2020 and how they achieved it! Airline That Make Profit — Or Flying Faster Than the Light? In August 2020, the Arab…

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U.S. Airlines: The Most Comprehensive Operations Benchmark

The U.S. airline industry is currently witnessing a strong rebound. However, with many flights, passengers, and baggage, the airlines’ operational quality gets back into the spotlight. Therefore, we took a look at the quality of the operations of U.S. airlines in 2020 and provided you with the most comprehensive benchmark. After more than a year…

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The World’s 50 Biggest Airlines by Fleet Size (After Corona)

Due to the Corona pandemic, many airlines had to reduce their fleet size. We’ve analyzed the fleet size of 200 airlines after pandemic-related adjustments. As a result, here’s the list of the 50 biggest airlines according to their fleet size. There are many metrics to define the world’s biggest airlines. With some of our latest…

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The Most Comprehensive Airline Instagram Ranking — June 2021 Edition

Here’s our latest and most comprehensive airline Instagram ranking. Find out everything about the top 30 airlines on Instagram. Plus, details about which airlines were the top-performers increased their followers and lost fans. So much has happened since our initial post about the 100 Top Airlines on Instagram. That’s why we thought it is time to…

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Airline Customer Service — Here’s how (fast) Airlines Respond to you!

Customer service is something you want to function when you need it. So we put together relevant information about airline customer service. Please find out how airlines perform when it comes to responding to passengers’ problems. There’s nothing more exciting than traveling. For some, this feeling comes together with some pre-travel anxiety where people wonder…

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5 Reasons Why JetBlue’s New York – London Route Will Be Successful!

JetBlue announced the start date for its long-anticipated transatlantic flight from New York to London Heathrow. The first flight will take off on August 11. And we already the skeptic voices telling the JetBlue’s transatlantic plans will fail — as other airlines did before. We don’t think so! Here are five reasons why we believe…

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April Traffic: How China Southern Topped pre-COVID Passenger Numbers

As one of the world’s first airlines, China Southern exceeded pre-COVID passenger numbers on the monthly comparison. We took a closer look at China Southern’s latest traffic performance. At the beginning of May 2021, China Souther proudly reported April traffic figures. As the first of the world’s biggest airlines, China Southern reported higher passenger numbers…

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COVID: 3rd Wave Urged Europe’s Airlines to Ground Another 1,000 Aircraft

In May 2021, Europe’s airlines can slowly see the light at the end of the Covid-tunnel. First, however, the COVID’s third wave hit the continent hard and urged European airlines —at the peak— to ground almost 1,000 additional aircraft.  There are many ways to measure COVID’s impact on airlines: The number of flights, seat capacity,…

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Europe’s Halving: How Corona Changed Global Airline Traffic

In the first three months of 2021, Europe’s share of the world’s airline traffic halved. At the same time, Asia’s traffic has grown to almost 50% of the global traffic. Corona has massively impacted the entire aviation and airline industry. However, after more than 12 months of the pandemic, it’s getting more and more clear…

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The World’s Top 10 Low-Cost Airlines

We put together an extensive analysis of the world’s airline low-cost market. Discover interesting figures, an analysis of the pandemic, plus a ranking of the world’s top 10 low-cost airlines. The World’s Top 10 Low-Cost Airlines We have seen a transformation in traveling behavior since the pandemic initiated. Air travel demand and capacity have reduced…

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World’s 10 Busiest Airline Routes — May 2021 Edition

After more than a year of COVID-19, the world’s busiest airline routes look different. So we took a closer look and present the most up-to-date and comprehensive list of the 10 busiest airlines routes as of May 2021. World’s 10 Busiest Airlines Routes Corona hit airlines massively. Moreover, it changed the entire industry — at…

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Europe’s 15 Biggest Airlines — May 2021 Edition

Here comes the most up-to-date ranking of Europe’s biggest airlines. We looked at Europe’s carrier’s scheduled seat capacity and compiled the last airline ranking. Europe’s 15 Biggest Airlines — May 2021 Edition For more than 12 months, Corona has shaken the world’s airline industry and reshuffled the market — at least temporarily. And this—especially—accounts for…

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The most Comprehensive Airline Benchmark

Discover the most comprehensive airline benchmark, including 15 of the world’s leading airlines. We put together figures and information from all areas such as fleet, network, operations, safety, and financials to provide you with an easy-to-access benchmark. Airline Benchmark — Airline Overview To understand an airline’s performance, it is required to put context to its…

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Sustainable Aviation: Here are the Top 15 Environment-Friendly Airlines

Sustainability and sustainable aviation are becoming increasingly essential for airlines. But which airlines are taking the topic seriously? We gathered data and analyzed the world’s top 15 environment-friendly airlines. Sustainable Aviation: A Dominating Topic for Airlines! Although Corona is the dominating topic at the moment, the importance of environmental-friendly flights hasn’t vanished. On the contrary,…

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The most Comprehensive Airline Social Media Ranking

Social media has become inevitable for airlines around the globe. But how successful are airlines on platforms such as Twitter, Instagram, or Facebook? We did the analysis and calculated the most comprehensive airline social media ranking. Airlines On Social Media — Here’s what we’ve Analyzed! Before we dive into the results, it is essential to…

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The Ultimate Ranking — Top 100 Airlines on Facebook

With 2.7 billion monthly active users, Facebook is still the king of social media. We wanted to know how airlines perform on Facebook. So we went through hundreds of airline Facebook profiles and gathered data. And here’s the result: The Top 100 airlines on Facebook by the number of page likes. Top 100 Airlines on…

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The Ultimate Ranking — Top 100 Airlines on Twitter

We went through hundreds of airline Twitter profiles and gathered data. And here’s the result: The Top 100 airlines on Twitter by the number of followers. Discover the most comprehensive list of airlines on Twitter. Top 100 Airlines on Twitter Twitter is probably the most efficient and direct customer communications tool. Clients, or in our…

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Top 5 most Reliable Airlines

One of the essential aspects for passengers to travel during corona is reliability on their selected airline. The last year passengers have suffered from short-time cancellations or rescheduling as airlines struggle to maintain their operation. That’s why we wanted to know the details and did extensive research. Here are the results: The world’s Top 5 most…

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The Ultimate Ranking — Top 100 Airlines on Instagram

We went through hundreds of airline Instagram profiles and gathered data. And here’s the result: The Top 100 airlines on Instagram by the number of followers. Discover the most comprehensive list of airlines on Instagram. Top 100 Airlines on Instagram More than any other social media channel, Instagram has become necessary for marketing and especially…

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20 Best Airline Brands on Instagram in 2021

Instagram has become an essential marketing and brand channel for almost every company in the world. And many airlines utilize the medium with awesome content. We’ve analyzed their profiles and present the most successful airline brands on Instagram. 20 Best Airline Brands On Instagram In 2021 More than any other social media, Instagram has become…

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World’s 20 Biggest Airports in 2020!

Corona turned the airport industry upside down and reshuffled the list of the world’s biggest airports. We analyzed the latest data and present the top 20 of the world’s biggest airports in 2021! The World’s Biggest Airports in 2020 After completing our latest list of the world’s biggest airlines, we were curious to take a…

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Safety is First! Here are the World top 15 Safest Airlines in 2021

There’s nothing more essential than airline safety when traveling by plane. We wanted to know the details. That’s why we gathered data, analyzed, and prepared the top 15 of the world’s safest airlines. Enjoy! The World’s Safest Airlines When working in the airline industry, there’s one phrase you hear most often: “Safety Is First!” And,…

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Top 15 Biggest Airlines in the World — In 2021!

Corona turned the airline industry upside down and reshuffled the top 15 of the biggest airlines. We analyzed the latest data and present the top 15 biggest airlines in the world in 2021! Since the outbreak of Corona, the airline industry has been struggling with the massive impact of the pandemic. As a result, many…

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The World’s Best Airports — Here’s the Ultimate Top 10

Discover the ultimate list of the world’s best airports — assessed according to punctuality, service quality, and food & shops.  For me, holidays but also a business trip starts with entering the airport. And especially, if you are often traveling, an airport’s quality massively contributes to your travel experience. That’s why we wanted to know…

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World’s Best Airlines — The Ultimate top 10

Discover the ultimate list of the world’s best airlines — assessed according to punctuality, service, and customer support.  We all know that flying can be everything from an enjoyable and relaxed trip to the worst nightmare. However, the experience doesn’t solely depend on the compartment (first, business, premium eco, or eco) you choose. On the…

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The World’s 100 Most Punctual Airports for 2020

We made a data deep-dive and analyzed the world’s 100 most punctual airports. Here are the results! Discover the world’s most punctual mega airports and find out all about small punctuality top players! Discover an Essential Analysis On-time performance, still, is one of the essential quality factors when traveling by plane. However, it’s not solely…

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How Corona (Temporarily) Turned the Aviation Industry Upside Down!

The Corona pandemic hit the aviation industry with a mighty clash and reshuffled it completely — at least temporarily. We take a closer look at airline and airport rankings and how traffic has changed. When we first heard about a virus breakout in Asia, we couldn’t imagine how this would change the world. Especially the…

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Here are the World’s Most Punctual Airlines (Global Top 20 + Regional)

On-time performance remains one of the critical quality attributes of airlines. That’s why we did some analysis on airlines’ performance. Here’s an overview of the top players when it comes to punctual airlines. The Most Punctual Airlines and why we Look at 2019 For many years, Hawaiian Airlines was the king of on-time performance and…

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The Most Essential Airline KPIs — A Post-Pandemic Assessment

With one of my first-ever blog posts, I’ve introduced and discussed the essential airline operations KPIs. Almost three years later, the world has turned upside down. A pandemic hit airlines with a mighty clash and disrupts the entire industry. Therefore, it is time to reassess and check whether the (former) most essential KPIs are still…

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Suez Canal Blockage — Tracking Measures to Improve Decision Making

This week on the news, we have seen the critical cargo situation happening in the Suez Canal. Since March 23rd, the container ship Ever Given, operated by the Evergreen Marine Corp Firm, ran aground in a horizontal position, blocking all circulation possibilities in either direction for other vessels to circulate through the canal. The ship…

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COVID-19 Vaccine Rollout: What it Means for Airline KPIs?

After the first anniversary of COVID-19, we can say we are in one of the most anticipated phases of the process, the vaccination phase. Imagine the logistics pharmaceuticals, governments, and transportation companies have to arrange to guarantee the safe arrival of the doses to each of the countries worldwide. This is an example of how important…

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Analysis: Comparing Private Jet Operators and Commercial Airlines KPIs

Since COVID-19 started, people have been looking for ‘safer’ alternatives to travel. We have seen travelers looking for options to enjoy seeing the world in a ‘safer manner.’ By safer, I mean people prefer to travel in private vehicles to reduce contact with others and reduce the contagion risk. But this is not only the…

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Travelers’ Experience in COVID-19 Times

After asking people around the world, their perception and willingness to travel during Corona times, I wanted to see the perspective of people who have already taken the step and traveled during COVID-19 times. Therefore, I decided to interview four different persons who have traveled during Corona times to various destinations and consider multiple trip…

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COVID Travel Survey: Are you Ready to Travel Under the New Normal?

After my first experience traveling, I was inquisitive about what people’s perception is about traveling during COVID-19 times. Therefore, I decided to generate a COVID Travel Survey and distribute it to people from different nationalities. My main objective was to understand if the perception was similar or had significant variations depending on the participants’ regions.…

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Using Tableau As Real-Time Dashboard — 3 Things We Found Out.

Let’s talk about the idea of using Tableau as a real-time dashboard. To make it clear right from the beginning: I love Tableau. Actually, I think Tableau has changed the way companies are approaching the world of data analytics — tremendously and sustainably. Tableau literally enabled business departments to get in control of their data.…

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