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   Study Reliability and Reporting Limitations.....I-1  
   Disclaimers.....I-2
Data Interpretation & Reporting Level.....I-2
  
   Quantitative Techniques & Analytics.....I-3
Product Definition and Scope of Study.....I-3
  
   A Prelude.....II-11$100
   Air Travel in 2009 – At a Glance.....II-2
Outlook.....II-2
1$100
   A Peek into the Past Market Structure.....II-31$100
   Historical Timeline of Air Travel Market: Financial Crises during 1973-2009.....II-4
Current and Future Analysis.....II-4
Economic Factors Have an Influence.....II-4
1$100
   Table 1: Worldwide GDP Statistics (2001-2010): Annual Percentage Change in GDP by Country – US, Canada, Japan, France, Germany, UK, China, and India (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-5

Table 2: Worldwide GDP and Passenger Traffic Statistics for the years 2001-2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-5
A Glance at Regional Markets.....II-5
1$300
   Table 3: Global Air Travel Market (2007): Percentage Volume Share Breakdown of Passenger Traffic by Region - North America, Europe, Asia, Latin America, Middle East, and Africa (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-61$300
   Table 4: Global Air Travel Market (2011): Percentage Share Breakdown of Passenger Traffic by Route - Intra- Asia, Intra-US, Intra-Europe, Intra-Latin America, Intra-Middle East, Asia/Europe, Europe/North America, Asia/North America, North America/Latin America, and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-7
Market Constraints.....II-7
1$300
   Table 5: Leading International Airlines Worldwide by Revenue Passenger Kilometers in Billion (2007): Air France, British Airways, Lufthansa, Singapore Airlines, American Airlines, Emirates Airline, United Airlines, KLM, Cathay Pacific, and Japan Airlines (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-81$300
   Table 6: Global Air Travel Market (2007): Percentage Share Breakdown of Number of Passengers Carried by Leading Airlines – Southwest Airlines, American Airlines, Delta Airlines, United Airlines, China Southern Airlines, Northwest Airlines, Lufthansa, Air France, Continental Airlines, Ryanair, All Nippon Airways, and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-9

Table 7: Leading Airlines Worldwide by Number of Scheduled International Passengers Carried in Million (2007): Ryanair, Lufthansa, Air France, EasyJet, British Airways, KLM, Emirates Airline, American Airlines, Cathay Pacific, and Singapore Airlines (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-9
1$300
   Table 8: Leading Airlines Worldwide by Number of Scheduled Domestic Passengers Carried in Million (2007): Southwest Airlines, American Airlines, Delta Airlines, United Airlines, China Southern Airlines, Northwest Airlines, All Nippon Airways, Continental Airlines, US Airways, and Japan Airlines (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-10

Table 9: Leading Airlines Worldwide by Number of Scheduled Passenger-Kilometers Flown in Billion (2007): American Airlines, United Airlines, Delta Airlines, Continental Airlines, Air France, Lufthansa, Northwest Airlines, Southwest Airlines, and British Airways (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-10
1$300
   Global Alliances.....II-11
SkyTeam Alliance Dominates the Global Market.....II-11
Table 10: Global Air Travel Market (2008): Percentage Share Breakdown of Air Traffic by Leading Alliances – SkyTeam, Star Alliance, British Airways, American (including Finnair), Continental, Virgin Atlantic, US Airways, and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-11
1$300
   Star Alliance.....II-12
SkyTeam.....II-12
Oneworld Alliance.....II-12
1$100
   Air Travel Feels the Pinch of Recession.....II-13
Airline Traffic Continues to Drop.....II-13
Escalating Airfares Halt Air Traffic.....II-13
1$100
   Drop in Overseas Air Travel: A Challenge to Reckon With.....II-14
Business Air Travel: Loosing its Sheen.....II-14
Fuel Costs Drop but Flying Gets Costlier.....II-14
1$100
   Table 11: Worldwide Oil Price Trends by Average Price/Barrel from 2007 – January 2009.....II-15

Table 12: World Jet Fuel Price Trends by Price/ Barrel for 2008 – January 2009.....II-15
Airlines Offering New Facilities to Lure Travelers.....II-15
Low Cost Carriers – Gaining Rapidly.....II-15
1$300
   Table 13: Global Air Travel Market (2007): Percentage Volume Share Breakdown of Low-Cost Carriers by Region – Europe, North America, Latin America, Asia, and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-16
Air Ticketing Goes Online.....II-16
1$300
   Bar-coded Boarding Passes (BCBP).....II-17
Market Challenges Force Airlines to Shift Focus Towards Revenue Integrity.....II-17
Service Fees - Here to Stay.....II-17
1$100
   Airfares to Remain Flat.....II-18
Airlines Target Corporate Travelers.....II-18
1$100
   Air Travel.....II-19
First Class.....II-19
Business/Executive Class.....II-19
Economy/Tourist Class.....II-19
Premium Economy Class.....II-19
1$100
   Air Travel – A Classification.....II-20
Business Air Travel.....II-20
Leisure Air Travel.....II-20
Domestic Travel and International Travel.....II-20
1$100
   Cathay Pacific Inaugurates ‘The Arrival’ Lounge.....II-21
Cathay Pacific Reduces FBA for Economy Class Passengers.....II-21
easyJet to Start London Gatwick To Copenhagen Route.....II-21
easyJet Introduces London Gatwick to Istanbul Route.....II-21
1$100
   easyJet to Introduce London Gatwick to Salzburg Route.....II-22
British Airways to Introduce Business Flights from London to New York.....II-22
British Airways to Introduce OpenSkies.....II-22
easyJet Introduces New Route.....II-22
easyJet Introduces New Route Connecting Newcastle and Murcia.....II-22
1$100
   easyJet Introduces 2 New Routes.....II-23
easyJet to Introduce New Route Connecting Manchester and Alicante.....II-23
easyJet Introduces New Route from Bristol.....II-23
easyJet Introduces New Route from London Luton.....II-23
easyJet Introduces New Route Connecting East Midlands and Palma.....II-23
easyJet to Use Lido OC of Lufthansa Systems.....II-23
1$100
   ANA to Increase Tokyo-Mumbai Jet Frequency.....II-24
Air China Announces Adoption of New Winter and Spring Schedule.....II-24
Air China Begins Cross-strait Weekend Charter Flight Service to Taipei.....II-24
Japan Airlines to Launch First Class Service for Tokyo- New Delhi Flights.....II-24
1$100
   Japan Airlines to Add New Suite and Seats to its US Flights.....II-25
Japanese Airlines Inaugurates New Check-in Area for Economy Class.....II-25
Korean Air Launches New Services to Small and Mid-sized Companies.....II-25
Korean Air to Introduce Non-Stop Flights between Korea and Munich.....II-25
1$100
   Korean Air to Introduce Nonstop Service between Los Angeles and Brazil.....II-26
Malaysia Airlines Introduces MHinsure, a New Online Travel Insurance.....II-26
Star Alliance Opens New Lounge at London Heathrow Terminal-1.....II-26
bmi to Launch New Cabin Baggage Policy at Several UK Airports.....II-26
1$100
   Dragonair to Launch New On-Flight Disney Fun Pack Series.....II-27
Dragonair to Introduce New Every Day Flight to Hanoi.....II-27
Virgin to Restructure Premium Economy Class.....II-27
1$100
   Malaysia Airlines Launches New Direct Service to Yogyakarta.....II-28
Thai Airways Inaugurates Royal Silk Lounge in KLIA.....II-28
Thai Airways Begins Commercial Flights to Samui.....II-28
1$100
   Virgin Atlantic Introduces Sixth Daily Flight to New York.....II-29
Virgin Atlantic to Introduce New Upper Class Wing.....II-29
Virgin Atlantic Introduces Direct Flight to Dubai.....II-29
Virgin Atlantic Unveils New Heathrow Clubhouse.....II-29
1$100
   Virgin Atlantic to Offer Free Wi-Fi Connections for all Upper Class Passengers.....II-30
Dragonair Introduces Daily Service between Hong Kong and Bengaluru.....II-30
Vietnam Airlines Introduces New Service to Nagoya.....II-30
Jet Airways Introduces Mumbai–San Francisco Daily Air Service.....II-30
1$100
   Kingfisher Airlines Forays into Tiruchirapalli with New Chennai Flight.....II-31
Kingfisher Redefines Passenger Comfort through New A330-200 Airbus.....II-31
East Timor to Launch Primary National Airline.....II-31
Air Canada to Debut Nonstop Geneva-Montreal Flight Services.....II-31
1$100
   British Airways Offers Luxury Travel for Less Fare.....II-32
easyJet Introduces New Route Connecting Liverpool and Lisbon.....II-32
Air China to Introduce New Service for Athens.....II-32
Japan Airlines Launches Premium Economy Class on Global Routes.....II-32
1$100
   Japan Airlines to Launch First Class Service on Japanese Domestic Flights.....II-33
Air China Inaugurates Airbus A330 Service from Vancouver to Beijing.....II-33
Virginia Unveils a ‘50% Extra’ Scheme for Premium Economy Passengers.....II-33
Virgin Offers Indian Food to Passengers on New London-Mumbai Route.....II-33
1$100
   Virgin Commences BlackBerryฎ Clinics in Heathrow Clubhouse for Business Class
  Travelers.....II-34
Malaysia Airlines Launches Direct Service to Macau.....II-34
EVA Air Unveils New VIP lounge at Los Angeles International Airport.....II-34
1$100
   Vietnam Airlines Introduces Direct Flight from Hanoi to Luang-Prabang.....II-35
United to Introduce Dulles Flights to Beijing.....II-35
Air Canada Introduces Subscription Flight Passes.....II-35
Austrian Airlines Offers New Flights to Rome and Naples.....II-35
airBaltic to Start Direct Flights to Gomel.....II-35
1$100
   Ryanair to Introduce Two New Routes.....II-36
Virgin Starts Daily Service Between London and Chicago.....II-36
KLM to Introduce Non-stop Flight to Lima.....II-36
China Southern Airlines to Start New Air Routes.....II-36
KLM to Introduce Nonstop Dallas-Amsterdam Flight.....II-36
1$100
   American Airlines to Unveil London Stansted-New York JFK Flights.....II-37
Qatar Airways to Introduce US Flights in Summer 2007.....II-37
Emirates Unveils Non-stop Flights Connecting Houston and Dubai.....II-37
1$100
   Malaysia Airlines to Scrap Fuel Surcharges.....II-38
Air France to Acquire Minority Interest in Alitalia.....II-38
Southwest Airlines Introduces Nonstop Flights within California.....II-38
British Airways Selects Shannon as Re-fuelling Halt for its New York Service.....II-38
British Airways Selects Tangerine and Forpeople to Re-Design its First Class
  Cabins.....II-38
1$100
   Air China Enters into Agreements with EVA Airways and China Airlines.....II-39
ANA to Place Order for New Bombardier Q400 Aircraft.....II-39
ANA to Order 15 Mitsubishi Regional Jets.....II-39
Royal Brunei Airlines and THAI Enter into a Code-Share Agreement.....II-39
easyJet Partners with Holiday Extras.....II-39
1$100
   easyJet Takes Over GB Airways.....II-40
GHIAL and Malaysia Airlines Enter Into Partnership to Establish MRO in India.....II-40
Malaysia Airlines to Purchase Boeing 737-800 Aircrafts.....II-40
1$100
   Virgin Atlantic and BAA Ink MoU to Expand Facilities at Heathrow.....II-41
First Choice and Thomsonfly to Operate under Single Name.....II-41
bmi and Brussels Airlines Sign Codeshare Agreement.....II-41
1$100
   Garuda Orders 10 Boeing 777-300Ers.....II-42
Virgin America and Expedia Enter Into a Long-Term Alliance.....II-42
SkyWest to Acquire Stake in Trip.....II-42
Jetset Travelworld Signs Agreement with Qantas Airways for Merger.....II-42
China Eastern Airlines to Expand its Air-Travel Media Business.....II-42
1$100
   Air China and ANA to Extend Code-share Agreement.....II-43
Thomson Cook Withdraws Merger Plans.....II-43
Qantas and British Airways Call Off Merger Talks.....II-43
Continental Airlines Withdraws Merger Plans.....II-43
US Airways and United Airlines Call Off Merger Talks.....II-43
China Eastern Starts Direct Shanghai-Taipei Service.....II-43
Austria to Divest Stake in AUA.....II-43
1$100
   Jet Airways Enters into Frequent Flyer Partnership with United Airlines.....II-44
Air Arabia to Start Air Arabia Maroc Airline.....II-44
AA, BA, and Iberia Enter into Agreement.....II-44
Jamaica to Sell Air Jamaica.....II-44
Sukhoi to Unveil Superjet-100 Aircraft Orders.....II-44
1$100
   Iberia to Merge with British Airways.....II-45
Air Traffic Between India and Saudi Arabia to Increase.....II-45
Turkish Airlines and Air Malta Sign Codeshare Agreement.....II-45
United Airlines and Continental Airlines Enter into an Agreement.....II-45
1$100
   BA to form Trans-Atlantic Alliance with Iberia and American Airlines.....II-46
Official Airline Guide Enters into Partnership with
  ProfessionalTravelGuide.com.....II-46
WestJet and Southwest Airlines Reach Code-share Agreement.....II-46
Air Canada Enters into Agreement with Continental Airlines.....II-46
1$100
   Lufthansa to Acquire Stakes in BMI.....II-47
American Airlines and El Al Enter into Codeshare Agreement.....II-47
Finnair in JV with Finncomm Airlines for Aircraft Maintenance.....II-47
Lufthansa to Acquire Stakes in Brussels Airlines.....II-47
1$100
   United Airlines and Aer Lingus Ink Codesharing Agreement.....II-48
Kingfisher Airlines and Jet Airways Form Alliance.....II-48
Air France and Delta Introduce Two Non-stop Flights Between US and France.....II-48
Southwest Airlines and Volaris to Ink a codeshare Agreement.....II-48
1$100
   SunExpress to Acquire Three New Planes and Replace Three Others.....II-49
Air Mauritius and Malaysia Airlines Ink Codeshare Agreement.....II-49
WestJet Enters into Partnership with Mokulele Airlines.....II-49
EU to Sign Air Services Agreement with Canada, Armenia, and Israel.....II-49
1$100
   Star Alliance Accepts Brussels Airlines.....II-50
Ethiopian Airlines and Lufthansa Expand Codeshare Agreement.....II-50
EgyptAir and United Airlines Reach Codeshare Agreement.....II-50
JetBlue Airways Becomes Official Airline of Boston Red Sox.....II-50
Turkish Airlines Acquires Stakes in BH Airlines.....II-50
1$100
   BCD Acquires Supracolor.....II-51
British Airways to Take Over L'Avion.....II-51
Empora Completes Acquisition of Swift.....II-51
Gate Aviation Acquires Caterers UK.....II-51
1$100
   Halcyon Jets Holdings to Take Over Jet One.....II-52
River Hawk to Take Over Carolina Air.....II-52
JetLite and Jet Airways Sign Codeshare Agreement.....II-52
Northwest Airlines and Delta Merge into Global Airline.....II-52
1$100
   Hawaiian Airlines to Acquire 12 Airbus Aircraft.....II-53
Jet Airways Enters into Codeshare Partnership with American Airlines.....II-53
Singapore Technologies Aerospace Forms Joint Venture with IBERIA Maintenance.....II-53
1$100
   Turkish Airlines Enters into an Agreement with Air New Zealand.....II-54
VRG Enters into Interline Agreement with Japan Airlines.....II-54
US Airways Enters into Codeshare Agreement with Swiss International Air Lines.....II-54
Malaysian Airlines and Etihad Airways Sign MoU.....II-54
1$100
   Air China Inks Cooperation Agreements with EVA Airways and China Airlines.....II-55
ANA Orders Four Boeing 777-300ER Airplanes.....II-55
British Airways and Elemis Enter into an Agreement.....II-55
Malaysia Airlines and ATR Enter Into a Deal.....II-55
1$100
   Vietnam Airlines and Vietnam Aircraft Leasing Sign Purchase Contracts with
  Airbus.....II-56
Malaysia Airlines to Invest RM200 Million for Simplification of Air Travel.....II-56
Greenleaf Forest Products Takes Over Halcyon Jets.....II-56
Thomsonfly Acquires Boeing 737-800 Aircraft.....II-56
1$100
   AMR to Divest American Eagle.....II-57
Stars Introduce New Boeing 757 Aircraft.....II-57
Etihad to Expand in India.....II-57
Monarch Enters into Partnership with Hed Kandi.....II-57
Skybus Introduces Branded Aircraft.....II-57
Hong Kong Express Airways to Launch Boeing 737-800 Aircrafts.....II-57
1$100
   FAX to Start Low-cost Service.....II-58
Air Arabia to Increase Umrah Flights During Ramadan.....II-58
Air Berlin to Take Over LTU.....II-58
BCD Travel Announces Stake Acquisition in Avipam.....II-58
CSA Extends Long-Haul Service to Atlanta.....II-58
1$100
   Travelport Acquires Worldspan.....II-59
Air France-KLM to Acquire VLM Airlines.....II-59
Carlson Wagonlit to Take Over Preferred Travel’s Operations.....II-59
1$100
   BCD Travel Acquires Travelflow.....II-60
ANA and Asiana Airlines Sign Cross-Shareholding Pact.....II-60
BCD Travel Acquires Tommy Tobin.....II-60
BCD Travel Takes Over Major Stake in International Express.....II-60
1$100
   Air Canada and Corsairfly Partner Form Commercial Partnership.....II-61
BCD Travel Announces A.V. Tours and Travel Acquisition.....II-61
Northwest Airlines Announces Mesaba Airlines Acquisition.....II-61
Singapore and Malaysia Airlines Form Strategic Partnership.....II-61
1$100
   IWA Holdings to Take over Daallo Airlines.....II-62
Delta Air Lines Teams Up with Air France to Enhance Transatlantic Activities.....II-62
KLM Royal Dutch Airlines Inks Codesharing Agreement with Copa Airlines.....II-62
China Eastern Airlines and Singapore Airlines Sign Strategic Partnership.....II-62
1$100
   Turkish Airlines and Austrian Airlines Form Partnership.....II-63
Kingfisher Airlines Partners with Continental Airlines.....II-63
Fraport to Acquire Minor Stake in Xian Airport.....II-63
Shenzhen Yu Zhi Lu Takes Over Speedy Dragon Enterprise.....II-63
1$100
   Delta to Start New Service to Boston.....II-64
Vietnam Airlines to Purchase More Aircrafts.....II-64
Malaysian Airlines to Purchase Long Range Aircraft.....II-64
Singapore Airlines Enters into an Agreement with US Airways.....II-64
ICBS Acquires Stake in Northern Lights Airlines.....II-64
1$100
   Air Sahara Orders Boeing jets.....II-65
Fly Asian to Purchase New Aircrafts.....II-65
Islas Airways to Purchase Six ATR 72-500 Aircrafts.....II-65
Czech Airlines Acquires Airbus A320/A319.....II-65
Mal้v Enters into Code-share Agreement with American Airlines.....II-65
1$100
   PIA Introduces e-Ticketing with Sabre Airline Solutions Technology.....II-66
Jet Airways Acquires Air Sahara.....II-66
Air Berlin to Acquire LTU.....II-66
GOL to Acquire VRG.....II-66
China Southern and Continental Form Partnership.....II-66
1$100
   Indian Airlines and Air India Merge.....II-67
Japan Airlines and Lufthansa Place an Order with Embraer.....II-67
Jet Airways Sets up European Hub at Brussels Airport.....II-67
Kampong Introduces Jet Air Services.....II-67
1$100
   MU and JAL to Extend Codeshare Agreement.....II-68
Northwest to Introduce Nonstop Daily Portland- Amsterdam Flight.....II-68
United to Take over Minority Interest in Aloha.....II-68
Vecats Receives Contract from Brussels Airlines.....II-68
AeroSvit and American Airlines Sign Prorate Agreement.....II-68
1$100
   Deutsche Lufthansa to Acquire Swiss International.....II-69
Icelandair to Acquire Travel Service.....II-69
Jet Airways and Thai Airways Forge Partnership.....II-69
KAL and JAL Codeshare Agreement to Cover Jeju Routes.....II-69
SAS and THAI Sign Codeshare Agreement.....II-69
1$100
   Thai Airways and JAL Extend Existing Codeshare Agreement.....II-70
Virgin and North American Sign Agreement.....II-70
1$100
   Air Canada (Canada).....II-71
Air France-KLM Group (France).....II-71
Air France (France).....II-71
Alitalia - Linee Aeree Italiane S.p.A. (Italy).....II-71
1$100
   American Airlines, Inc. (USA).....II-72
British Airways Plc (UK).....II-72
British Midland Airways Limited (UK).....II-72
Continental Airlines, Inc. (USA).....II-72
1$100
   Cathay Pacific Airways Limited (Hong Kong).....II-73
Hong Kong Dragon Airlines Limited (Hong Kong).....II-73
China Southern Airlines Company Limited (China).....II-73
1$100
   Delta Air Lines Inc. (USA).....II-74
Northwest Airlines Corporation (USA).....II-74
Deutsche Lufthansa AG (Germany).....II-74
1$100
   EasyJet Airline Company Limited (UK).....II-75
Emirates Airline (UAE).....II-75
First Choice Airways Ltd. (UK).....II-75
1$100
   Iberia (Spain).....II-76
Japan Airlines Corporation (Japan).....II-76
Malaysian Airline System Berhad (Malaysia).....II-76
1$100
   Qantas Airways Limited (Australia).....II-77
Ryanair Ltd. (Ireland).....II-77
Saudi Arabian Airlines (Saudi Arabia).....II-77
Singapore Airlines (Singapore).....II-77
1$100
   South African Airways (South Africa).....II-78
Southwest Airlines Co. (USA).....II-78
Thai Airways International Public Company Limited (Thailand).....II-78
1$100
   Thomsonfly Ltd. (UK).....II-79
United Airlines, Inc. (USA).....II-79
US Airways Group, Inc. (USA).....II-79
1$100
   Table 14: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Air Travel by Geographic Region – US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia, Latin America, Middle East, and Africa Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Passenger Traffic in RPK (Revenue Passenger Kilometer) Billion for Years 2006 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-801$300
   Table 15: World Historic Review for Air Travel by Geographic Region – US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia, Latin America, Middle East, and Africa Markets Independently Analyzed with nnual Passenger Traffic in RPK (Revenue Passenger Kilometer) Billion for Years 2001 through 2005 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-811$300
   Table 16: World 10-Year Perspective for Air Travel by Geographic Region – Percentage Breakdown of Passenger Traffic for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia, Latin America, Middle East, and Africa Markets for Years 2006, 2009 & 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-821$300
   A. Market Analysis.....III-1
Current and Future Analysis.....III-1
Market Outlook.....III-1
Air Travel Market in 2008: A Primer.....III-1
1$75
   Air Passenger Traffic Tumbles.....III-2
Market in 2007.....III-2
1$75
   Historic Perspective.....III-3
Trends In the Industry.....III-3
Airlines Continue to Shrink.....III-3
Cheap Airfares to Welcome Travelers.....III-3
1$75
   Air Travel Hassles Deepen Economic Crisis.....III-4
Competitive Scenario.....III-4
1$75
   Table 17: US Domestic Air Travel Market (2007): Percentage Value Share Breakdown of Revenue Passenger Kilometer by Leading Carrier – American Airlines, United Airlines, Southwest Airlines, Delta Airlines, Continental Airlines, Northwest Airlines, US Airways, and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-5
Southwest Airlines: Defying Industry Trend.....III-5
Service Launches.....III-5
2$300
   Strategic Corporate Developments.....III-78$400
   Key Players.....III-153$225
   B. Market Analytics.....III-18
Table 18: US Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Air Travel – Passenger Traffic Independently Analyzed for the Years 2006 through 2015 in RPK (Revenue Passenger Kilometer) Billion (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-18

Table 19: US Historic Review for Air Travel – Passenger Traffic Independently Analyzed for the Years 2001 through 2005 in RPK (Revenue Passenger Kilometer) Billion (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-18
1$150
   A. Market Analysis.....III-19
Current and Future Analysis.....III-19
Air Travel Market – An Overview.....III-19
Low Cost Carriers – Gaining Upper hand.....III-19
Canada and EU Sign Blue Sky Agreement.....III-19
1$75
   Service Launches.....III-20
Strategic Corporate Developments.....III-20
1$75
   Air Canada – A Key Player.....III-211$75
   B. Market Analytics.....III-22
Table 20: Canadian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Air Travel – Passenger Traffic Independently Analyzed for the Years 2006 through 2015 in RPK (Revenue Passenger Kilometer) Billion (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-22

Table 21: Canadian Historic Review for Air Travel – Passenger Traffic Independently Analyzed for the Years 2001 through 2005 in RPK (Revenue Passenger Kilometer) Billion (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-22
1$150
   A. Market Analysis.....III-23
Current and Future Analysis.....III-23
Service Launches.....III-23
2$150
   Strategic Corporate Developments.....III-251$75
   Key Players.....III-26
B. Market Analytics.....III-26
Table 22: Japanese Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Air Travel – Passenger Traffic Independently Analyzed for the Years 2006 through 2015 in RPK (Revenue Passenger Kilometer) Billion (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-26
1$150
   Table 23: Japanese Historic Review for Air Travel – Passenger Traffic Independently Analyzed for the Years 2001 through 2005 in RPK (Revenue Passenger Kilometer) Billion (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-27
1$150
   A. Market Analysis.....III-28
Current and Future Analysis.....III-28
Potential Opportunities.....III-28
Air Travel – A Quick Primer.....III-28
1$75
   US-EU Open Skies Agreement.....III-29
A Peek into the Past.....III-29
1$75
   Market Dynamics.....III-30
Network Carriers Face a Tough Battle.....III-30
Rising Train Prices Boost Air Travel.....III-30
Strong Euro Drives Air Travel Demand.....III-30
1$75
   LCCs Drive Air Travel Demand.....III-31
Strategic Corporate Development.....III-31
1$75
   B. Market Analytics.....III-32
Table 24: European Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Air Travel by Country – France, Germany, Italy, UK, Spain, Russia, and Rest of Europe Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Passenger Traffic in RPK (Revenue Passenger Kilometer) Billion for Years 2006 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-32
1$150
   Table 25: European Historic Review for Air Travel by Country – France, Germany, Italy, UK, Spain, Russia, and Rest of Europe Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Passenger Traffic in RPK (Revenue Passenger Kilometer) Billion for Years 2001 through 2005 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-331$150
   Table 26: European 10-Year Perspective for Air Travel by Country – Percentage Breakdown of Passenger Traffic for France, Germany, Italy, UK, Spain, Russia, and Rest of Europe Markets for Years 2006, 2009 & 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-34
1$150
   A. Market Analysis.....III-35
Current and Future Analysis.....III-35
Air Travel – A Market Perspective.....III-35
Table 27: French Air Travel Market (2007): Percentage Volume Share Breakdown of International Passenger Traffic by Region – Europe, Africa, Americas, and Asia-Pacific (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-35
1$150
   Table 28: French Air Travel Market (2007): Percentage Volume Share Breakdown of International Passenger per Kilometer Transport by Region – America, Asia-Pacific, Europe, and Africa (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-36

Table 29: French Air Travel Market (2007): Percentage Volume Share Breakdown of Passenger Traffic by EU Member Country – UK, Spain, Germany, Italy, The Netherlands, Portugal, and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-36
Strategic Corporate Developments.....III-36
2$300
   Key Players.....III-38
B. Market Analytics.....III-38
Table 30: French Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Air Travel – Passenger Traffic Independently Analyzed for the Years 2006 through 2015 in RPK (Revenue Passenger Kilometer) Billion (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-38
1$150
   Table 31: French Historic Review for Air Travel – Passenger Traffic Independently Analyzed for the Years 2001 through 2005 in RPK (Revenue Passenger Kilometer) Billion (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-39
1$150
   A. Market Analysis.....III-40
Current and Future Analysis.....III-40
Strategic Corporate Developments.....III-40
Deutsche Lufthansa AG (Germany) – A Select Player.....III-40
1$75
   B. Market Analytics.....III-41
Table 32: German Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Air Travel – Passenger Traffic Independently Analyzed for the Years 2006 through 2015 in RPK (Revenue Passenger Kilometer) Billion (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-41
1$150
   Table 33: German Historic Review for Air Travel – Passenger Traffic Independently Analyzed for the Years 2001 through 2005 in RPK (Revenue Passenger Kilometer) Billion (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-42
1$150
   A. Market Analysis.....III-43
Current and Future Analysis.....III-43
Market Overview.....III-43
Table 34: Italian Air Travel Market (2007): Percentage Volume Share Breakdown of Passenger Traffic by Region – Europe, Africa, Americas, and Asia- Pacific (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-43

Table 35: Italian Air Travel Market (2007): Percentage Volume Share Breakdown of Passenger Traffic by Country – UK, Germany, France, Spain, Belgium, US, Holland, and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-43
1$150
   Table 36: Italian Air Travel Market (2007): Percentage Volume Share Breakdown of Air Passenger Traffic by Type of Carrier – Traditional Carriers and Low Cost Carriers.....III-44

Table 37: Italian Air Travel Market (2007): Percentage Volume Share Breakdown of Domestic Passenger Traffic by Type of Carrier – Traditional Carriers and Low Cost Carriers.....III-44

Table 38: Italian Air Travel Market (2007): Percentage Volume Share Breakdown of International Passenger Traffic by Type of Carrier – Traditional Carriers and Low Cost Carriers.....III-44
Alitalia - Linee Aeree Italiane S.p.A. – A Key Player.....III-44
1$150
   B. Market Analytics.....III-45
Table 39: Italian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Air Travel – Passenger Traffic Independently Analyzed for the Years 2006 through 2015 in RPK (Revenue Passenger Kilometer) Billion (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-45

Table 40: Italian Historic Review for Air Travel – Passenger Traffic Independently Analyzed for the Years 2001 through 2005 in RPK (Revenue Passenger Kilometer) Billion (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-45
1$150
   A. Market Analysis.....III-46
Current and Future Analysis.....III-46
A Focus on Air Travel Market.....III-46
Service Launches.....III-46
5$275
   Strategic Corporate Developments.....III-514$200
   Key Players.....III-552$150
   B. Market Analytics.....III-57
Table 41: UK Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Air Travel – Passenger Traffic Independently Analyzed for the Years 2006 through 2015 in RPK (Revenue Passenger Kilometer) Billion (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-57
1$150
   Table 42: UK Historic Review for Air Travel – Passenger Traffic Independently Analyzed for the Years 2001 through 2005 in RPK (Revenue Passenger Kilometer) Billion (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-58
1$150
   A. Market Analysis.....III-59
Current and Future Analysis.....III-59
Strategic Corporate Development.....III-59
Player Review.....III-59
1$75
   B. Market Analytics.....III-60
Table 43: Spanish Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Air Travel – Passenger Traffic Independently Analyzed for the Years 2006 through 2015 in RPK (Revenue Passenger Kilometer) Billion (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-60

Table 44: Spanish Historic Review for Air Travel – Passenger Traffic Independently Analyzed for the Years 2001 through 2005 in RPK (Revenue Passenger Kilometer) Billion (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-60
1$150
   A. Market Analysis.....III-61
Current and Future Analysis.....III-61
Strategic Corporate Development.....III-61
B. Market Analytics.....III-61
Table 45: Russian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Air Travel – Passenger Traffic Independently Analyzed for the Years 2006 through 2015 in RPK (Revenue Passenger Kilometer) Billion (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-61
1$150
   Table 46: Russian Historic Review for Air Travel – Passenger Traffic Independently Analyzed for the Years 2001 through 2005 in RPK (Revenue Passenger Kilometer) Billion (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-62
1$150
   A. Market Analysis.....III-63
Current and Future Analysis.....III-63
A Focus on the Polish Market.....III-63
Strategic Corporate Developments.....III-63
6$275
   Key Players.....III-691$75
   B. Market Analytics.....III-70
Table 47: Rest of European Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Air Travel – Passenger Traffic Independently Analyzed for the Years 2006 through 2015 in RPK (Revenue Passenger Kilometer) Billion (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-70

Table 48: Rest of European Historic Review for Air Travel – Passenger Traffic Independently Analyzed for the Years 2001 through 2005 in RPK (Revenue Passenger Kilometer) Billion (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-70
1$150
   A. Market Analysis.....III-71
Current and Future Analysis.....III-71
Bright ‘Outlook’ Forecast for Asia-Pacific.....III-71
Market Overview.....III-71
1$75
   LCCs - Challenging the Growth of Network Airlines.....III-721$75
   B. Market Analytics.....III-73
Table 49: Asia-Pacific Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Air Travel by Country – China, Singapore, India, and Rest of Asia-Pacific Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Passenger Traffic in RPK (Revenue Passenger Kilometer) Billion for Years 2006 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-73

Table 50: Asia-Pacific Historic Review for Air Travel by Country – China, Singapore, India, and Rest of Asia-Pacific Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Passenger Traffic in RPK (Revenue Passenger Kilometer) Billion for Years 2001 through 2005 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-73
1$150
   Table 51: Asia-Pacific 10-Year Perspective for Air Travel by Country – Percentage Breakdown of Passenger Traffic for China, Singapore, India, and Rest of Asia-Pacific Markets for Years 2006, 2009 & 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-74
1$150
   A. Market Analysis.....III-75
Current and Future Analysis.....III-75
Market Overview.....III-75
Capacity Cut – A Strategy to Combat Low Travel Demand.....III-75
A Peek into the Recent Past.....III-75
1$75
   Service Launches.....III-76
Strategic Corporate Developments.....III-76
3$225
   Key Players.....III-791$75
   B. Market Analytics.....III-80
Table 52: Chinese Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Air Travel – Passenger Traffic Independently Analyzed for the Years 2006 through 2015 in RPK (Revenue Passenger Kilometer) Billion (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-80

Table 53: Chinese Historic Review for Air Travel – Passenger Traffic Independently Analyzed for the Years 2001 through 2005 in RPK (Revenue Passenger Kilometer) Billion (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-80
1$150
   A. Market Analysis.....III-81
Current and Future Analysis.....III-81
Singapore Airlines – A Major Player.....III-81
1$75
   B. Market Analytics.....III-82
Table 54: Singapore Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Air Travel – Passenger Traffic Independently Analyzed for the Years 2006 through 2015 in RPK (Revenue Passenger Kilometer) Billion (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-82

Table 55: Singapore Historic Review for Air Travel – Passenger Traffic Independently Analyzed for the Years 2001 through 2005 in RPK (Revenue Passenger Kilometer) Billion (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-82
1$150
   A. Market Analysis.....III-83
Outlook.....III-83
Air Travel - An Overview.....III-83
Government Initiatives to Encourage Travel Demand.....III-83
Competitive Scenario.....III-83
1$75
   Small Carriers Increase Market Share.....III-84
Market Share Statistics: The New Batting Order.....III-84
Table 56: Indian Market for Air Travel (January 2009): Percentage Breakdown of Domestic Passenger Traffic by Airline – Kingfisher, Jet Airways, Air India, IndiGo, SpiceJet, and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-84
1$150
   Air Travel to Become Easier and Cheaper.....III-85
LCC Concept Catching on.....III-85
Technology to Boost Travel Industry.....III-85
Terror Strikes Domestic Travel Industry.....III-85
1$75
   Corporate Travel Volume to Decrease.....III-86
Service Launches.....III-86
1$75
   Strategic Corporate Developments.....III-874$300
   B. Market Analytics.....III-91
Table 57: Indian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Air Travel – Passenger Traffic Independently Analyzed for the Years 2006 through 2015 in RPK (Revenue Passenger Kilometer) Billion (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-91

Table 58: Indian Historic Review for Air Travel – Passenger Traffic Independently Analyzed for the Years 2001 through 2005 in RPK (Revenue Passenger Kilometer) Billion (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-91
1$150
   A. Market Analysis.....III-92
Current and Future Analysis.....III-92
Focus on Select Markets.....III-92
Philippines.....III-92
Price Discounts and New Capacity Drive Air Traffic Growth.....III-92
Air Travel Market in 2007.....III-92
1$75
   Table 59: Philippines Domestic Air Travel Market (2007) Percentage Breakdown of Domestic Passenger Traffic by Airline – CEB, Philippine Airlines, Air Philippines, and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-93
Korea.....III-93
Australia.....III-93
1$150
   Table 60: Australian Air Travel Market (2008): Percentage Volume Share Breakdown of International Air Traffic by Leading Carrier – Qantas, Singapore Airlines, Air New Zealand, Emirates, Cathay Pacific, and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-94
Air Travel Market – A Historic Perspective.....III-94
1$150
   Service Launches.....III-953$225
   Strategic Corporate Developments.....III-985$375
   Key Players.....III-1033$225
   B. Market Analytics.....III-106
Table 61: Rest of Asia-Pacific Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Air Travel – Passenger Traffic Independently Analyzed for the Years 2006 through 2015 in RPK (Revenue Passenger Kilometer) Billion (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-106

Table 62: Rest of Asia-Pacific Historic Review for Air Travel – Passenger Traffic Independently Analyzed for the Years 2001 through 2005 in RPK (Revenue Passenger Kilometer) Billion (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-106
1$150
   A. Market Analysis.....III-107
Current and Future Analysis.....III-107
Service Launch.....III-107
Strategic Corporate Developments.....III-107
1$75
   B. Market Analytics.....III-108
Table 63: Latin American Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Air Travel by Country – Brazil, Chile, and Rest of Latin American Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Passenger Traffic in RPK (Revenue Passenger Kilometer) Billion for Years 2006 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-108
1$150
   Table 64: Latin American Historic Review for Air Travel by Country – Brazil, Chile, and Rest of Latin American Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Passenger Traffic in RPK (Revenue Passenger Kilometer) Billion for Years 2001 through 2005 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-109

Table 65: Latin American 10-Year Perspective for Air Travel by Country – Percentage Breakdown of Passenger Traffic for Brazil, Chile, and Rest of Latin America for Years 2006, 2009 & 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-109
1$150
   A. Market Analysis.....III-110
Current and Future Analysis.....III-110
An Overview.....III-110
Table 66: Leading Players in Brazilian Air Travel Market (Sep 2008): Percentage Share Breakdown of Passenger Traffic (in Revenue Per Kilometers) by Airline – TAM, GOL, VRG, Webjet, Oceanair, and Trip (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-110
1$150
   Strategic Corporate Developments.....III-1111$75
   B. Market Analytics.....III-112
Table 67: Brazilian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Air Travel – Passenger Traffic Independently Analyzed for the Years 2006 through 2015 in RPK (Revenue Passenger Kilometer) Billion (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-112

Table 68: Brazilian Historic Review for Air Travel – Passenger Traffic Independently Analyzed for the Years 2001 through 2005 in RPK (Revenue Passenger Kilometer) Billion (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-112
1$150
   A. Market Analysis.....III-113
Current and Future Analysis.....III-113
Market Overview.....III-113
B. Market Analytics.....III-113
Table 69: Chilean Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Air Travel – Passenger Traffic Independently Analyzed for the Years 2006 through 2015 in RPK (Revenue Passenger Kilometer) Billion (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-113
1$150
   Table 70: Chilean Historic Review for Air Travel – Passenger Traffic Independently Analyzed for the Years 2001 through 2005 in RPK (Revenue Passenger Kilometer) Billion (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-114
1$150
   A. Market Analysis.....III-115
Current and Future Analysis.....III-115
Mexico.....III-115
Air Travel Market Set for Greater Competition.....III-115
1$75
   Table 71: Mexican Air Travel Market (2007): Percentage Volume Share Breakdown of Domestic Passenger Traffic by Key Players – Aeromexico Connect, Aeromexico, Mexicana, Alma, Aviacsa, Click, Aerocalifornia, Volaris, Interjet, Aeromar, Avolar, VivaAerobus, and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-116

Table 72: Mexican Air Travel Market (2007): Percentage Volume Share Breakdown of International Passenger Traffic by Leading Companies – Mexicana, Aeromexico, Aeromexico Connect, Click, Aviacsa, Interjet, Aerounion, and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-116
1$150
   Player Review.....III-117
B. Market Analytics.....III-117
Table 73: Rest of Latin American Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Air Travel – Passenger Traffic Independently Analyzed for the Years 2006 through 2015 in RPK (Revenue Passenger Kilometer) Billion (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-117
1$150
   Table 74: Rest of Latin America Historic Review for Air Travel – Passenger Traffic Independently Analyzed for the Years 2001 through 2005 in RPK (Revenue Passenger Kilometer) Billion (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-118
1$150
   A. Market Analysis.....III-119
Outlook.....III-119
Air Travel Market: Bucking the Trend.....III-119
1$75
   Air Travel Market in the Recent Past.....III-120
Airlines Sweat it Out in the Battlefield to Lure Travelers.....III-120
Competition Heats Up.....III-120
1$75
   Players and Their Strategic Moves.....III-121
Liberalization Drive Air Travel Demand.....III-121
UAE: Air Travel Hub.....III-121
1$75
   Service Launches.....III-1221$75
   Strategic Corporate Developments.....III-1231$75
   Key Players.....III-1241$75
   B. Market Analytics.....III-125
Table 75: Middle East Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Air Travel – Passenger Traffic Independently Analyzed for the Years 2006 through 2015 in RPK (Revenue Passenger Kilometer) Billion (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-125

Table 76: Middle East Historic Review for Air Travel – Passenger Traffic Independently Analyzed for the Years 2001 through 2005 in RPK (Revenue Passenger Kilometer) Billion (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-125
1$150
   A. Market Analysis.....III-126
Current and Future Analysis.....III-126
Air Travel Market: An Overview.....III-126
Morocco.....III-126
1$75
   Strategic Corporate Developments.....III-1271$75
   Key Player Review.....III-1281$75
   B. Market Analytics.....III-129
Table 77: African Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Air Travel – Passenger Traffic Independently Analyzed for the Years 2006 through 2015 in RPK (Revenue Passenger Kilometer) Billion (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-129

Table 78: African Historic Review for Air Travel – Passenger Traffic Independently Analyzed for the Years 2001 through 2005 in RPK (Revenue Passenger Kilometer) Billion (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-129
1$150
    
 
 


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