Dramatic changes to airline industry revenues have forced management at most U.S. airlines to review many long-standing business approaches. It’s clear that many of these changes accelerated as airline revenues began falling behind their historic relationship with the Gross Domestic Product – a well established and documented trend since late 2000.
The ADP focuses on key revenue metrics to highlight the role of revenue and to provide context when expenses, finances and operating characteristics are analyzed. The data-set includes a simple and transparent stage-length adjustment for each carrier by year.
Visitors must take into account each carrier’s industry revenue position at different points in time when making conclusions about a carrier’s network structure, cost position and other operational decisions. This section includes comprehensive industry statistics; individual airline data includes network information, fares and fare premiums.