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The Report on Air Transportation contains key information used by Marketing Departments in many of the Fortune 1,000 companies and beyond. The report helps identify industry changes, trends, key players, and growth opportunities.

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Market Size (historical trends) . .
Market Forecast (5-year projection)   .
Products/Services Breakdown   .
Revenue per State . .
Financial Metrics . .
Salary & Compensation Statistics . .
Public Company Information . .
Key Private Companies   .
Government Vendors   .
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2014 Market Research Report on Air Transportation Industry


Current Research on the Air Transportation Industry

This section provides answers to the fundamental and commonly-asked questions about the industry:
  1. What is the total market size ($ millions)?
  2. Has the market grown or declined?
  3. What is the market growth rate?
  4. Are long term forecasts positive or negative?
  5. What is the industry size and average company size?
  6. How many companies are in the industry?

Market Size Statistics

The total U.S. market size for the Air Transportation industry: statistics cover all companies, both public and private. In addition to total revenue, the industry research provides details on employees, companies, and average firm size in the sector. Use this market information to research and analyze growth rates and the Air Transportation industry trends and market outlook based on quantitative research and economic data.

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Statistics 2008        2009        2010        2011        2012        2013
Market Size
(Total Sales/Revenue)


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Total Firms
Total Employees
Average Revenue Per Firm
Average Employees Per Firm
Statistics Source: AnythingResearch Analysis of US Census and government market data



Market Forecast - Air Transportation[PREMIUM]

Market forecasts show the long term industry outlook & Air Transportation future growth trends. The following five-year forecast utilizes advanced econometric techniques that project both short-term and long-term market growth outlook. The industry outlook can be used to set a strategy applicable to economic realities.

market forecast

Forecast / Industry Outlook 201420152016 2017 2018
Market Forecast ($ millions)
Source: AnythingResearch Economic Analysis

Product & Services Breakdown

Research products and services in the Air Transportation industry generating sales. Note that products are broken into categories with different levels of classification.

Product DescriptionNumber of Companies Sales ($ millions) Percent of Total Sales

Industry Total

Domestic, Scheduled Passenger Transportation By Air

Domestic, Nonscheduled Passenger Transportation By Air

International, Scheduled Passenger Transportation By Air

International, Nonscheduled Passenger Transportation By Air

Domestic, Scheduled Mail Transportation By Air

Domestic, Scheduled Freight Transportation By Air

International, Scheduled Mail Transportation By Air

International, Scheduled Freight Transportation By Air

Non-Scheduled Transportation Of General Freight, By Air

Rental Of Aircraft With Pilot For Air Carrier Use (Wet Leasing)

Fixed-Base Operator Services

Specialty Flying Services

Repair And Maintenance Services For Aircraft

Air Transportation Related Services, Nec

Other Products



U.S. Geographic Distribution: Revenue Statistics by State

Market Size by State ($ millions) indicates how the industry's competition is distributed throughout the country. State-level information can identify areas with higher and lower market share than average.

U.S. map by state

Price Trends for Air Transportation

This section shows how prices are changing within the on a month-to-month basis. Price changes may be affected by seasonal demand, or by larger movements in product sales.

price index trends

Income Statement (Average Financial Metrics)

Financial metrics provide a snapshot view of an "average" company. Key business metrics show revenue and operating costs. The data collected covers both public and private companies.

Industry AveragePercent of Sales
Total Revenue

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Operating Revenue
Cost of Goods Sold
Gross Profit

Operating Expenses
Pension, profit sharing plans, stock, annuity
Repairs
Rent paid on business property
Charitable Contributions
Depletion
Domestic production activities deduction
Advertising
Compensation of officers
Salaries and wages
Employee benefit programs
Taxes and Licenses
Bad Debts
Depreciation
Amortization
Other Operating Expenses
Total Operating Expenses
Operating Income
Non-Operating Income
EBIT (Earnings Before Interest and Taxes)
Interest Expense
Earnings Before Taxes
Income Tax
Net Profit
 
Source: AnythingResearch Analysis of U.S. federal statistics




Financial Ratio Analysis - Air Transportation

Financial ratio information can be used to compare how a company in the industry is performing relative to its peers. Accounting statistics are calculated from the industry-average for income statements and balance sheets.

Profitability & Valuation Ratios - Air TransportationIndustry Average
Company valuation can be measured based on the firm's own performance, as well as in comparison against its industry competitors. These metrics show how the average company in the Air Transportation industry is performing.
Profit Margin
Gross Profit Margin, Operating Profit Margin, and Net Profit Margin. Show company earnings relative to revenues.
Return on Equity (ROE)
Return on Equity (ROE) is net income as a percentage of shareholders' equity. Shareholders' Equity is defined as the company's total assets minus total liabilities. ROE shows how much profits a company generates with the money shareholders invested (or with retained earnings).
Return on Assets (ROA)
Return on Assets (ROA) is net income relative to total assets. The market research on Air Transportation measures how efficiently the company leverages its assets to generate profit. ROA is calculated as Net Income divided by Total Assets.


Liquidity Ratios - Air TransportationIndustry Average
Bankers and suppliers use liquidity to determine creditworthiness and identify potential threats to a company's financial viability.
Current Ratio
Measures a firm's ability to pay its debts over the next 12 months.
Quick Ratio (Acid Test)
Calculates liquid assets relative to liabilities, excluding inventories.


Efficiency Ratios - Key Performance IndicatorsIndustry Average
Measure how quickly products and services sell, and effectively collections policies are implemented.
Receivables Turnover Ratio
If this number is low in your business when compared to the industry average in the research report, it may mean your payment terms are too lenient or that you are not doing a good enough job on collections.
Average Collection Period
Based on the Receivables Turnover, this estimates the collection period in days. Calculated as 365 divided by the Receivables Turnover
Inventory Turnover
A low turnover rate may point to overstocking, obsolescence, or deficiencies in the product line or marketing effort.
Fixed-Asset Turnover
Generally, higher is better, since it indicates the business has less money tied up in fixed assets for each dollar of sales revenue.



Compensation & Salary Surveys for Employees

Compensation statistics provides an accurate assessment of industry-specific jobs and national salary averages. This information can be used to identify which positions are most common, and high, low, and average annual wages.

TitlePercent of WorkforceBottom Quartile Average (Median) SalaryUpper Quartile
Management Occupations 2%

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Chief Executives0%
General and Operations Managers0%
Office and Administrative Support Occupations 36%
Reservation and Transportation Ticket Agents and Travel Clerks 20%
Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations 10%
Aircraft Mechanics and Service Technicians 7%
Transportation and Material Moving Occupations 44%
Airline Pilots, Copilots, and Flight Engineers 14%
Commercial Pilots 28%
Flight Attendants 21%
Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics


Companies in Air Transportation and Similar Industries[PREMIUM]

Air Transportation market research identifies top companies with the largest estimated market share. Information includes corporate earnings and public company ticker symbols where available.

CompanyAddressRevenue Estimate







Public Air Transportation Company News

Web scan for recent news about public companies. Air Transportation market research on key company news, and Air Transportation statistics. The market size analysis identifies the overall sales data within the industry. Statistics break down facts about companies within the market.


Government Contracts Related to Air Transportation

In 2013, the federal government spent a total of $8,992,309,485 on Air Transportation. It has awarded 12,349 contracts to 559 companies, with an average value of $16,086,421 per company.   

Top government vendors:

CompanyFederal ContractsTotal Award Amount



Growth Opportunities / Competitive Threats

Companies in other industries may also sell similar products. Since there is an overlap in the customer base, there may be an opportunity for companies in Air Transportation to sell additional products/services offered by these adjacent industries. Alternatively, these industries may identify further products in this industry to target. Products most at risk are those with the highest profit margins and lowest barriers to entry.

The following industries are competing channels for sales of similar products/services.

Domestic, Nonscheduled Passenger Transportation By Air
Competing IndustrySales Relative to Air TransportationOpportunity/Threat
Nonscheduled Chartered Passenger Air Transportation Competing industry

Sales from other industries of Domestic, Nonscheduled Passenger Transportation By Air are less than those from Air Transportation. This may mean that other channels are a competitive risk of increasing their Domestic, Nonscheduled Passenger Transportation By Air sales, taking market share from this industry.
Domestic, Nonscheduled Passenger Transportation By Air Product Sales Report



International, Scheduled Freight Transportation By Air
Competing IndustrySales Relative to Air TransportationOpportunity/Threat
Scheduled Freight Air Transportation Competing industry
Scheduled Passenger Air Transportation Competing industry

Sales from other industries of International, Scheduled Freight Transportation By Air are less than those from Air Transportation. This may mean that other channels are a competitive risk of increasing their International, Scheduled Freight Transportation By Air sales, taking market share from this industry.
International, Scheduled Freight Transportation By Air Product Sales Report



Air Transportation Related Services, Nec
Air Transportation Related Services, Nec Product Sales Report

Non-Scheduled Transportation Of General Freight, By Air
Non-Scheduled Transportation Of General Freight, By Air Product Sales Report

Domestic, Scheduled Freight Transportation By Air
Domestic, Scheduled Freight Transportation By Air Product Sales Report

International, Nonscheduled Passenger Transportation By Air
International, Nonscheduled Passenger Transportation By Air Product Sales Report

Rental Of Aircraft With Pilot For Air Carrier Use (Wet Leasing)
Rental Of Aircraft With Pilot For Air Carrier Use (Wet Leasing) Product Sales Report

International, Scheduled Mail Transportation By Air
International, Scheduled Mail Transportation By Air Product Sales Report



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