ForwardKeys: “Vaccination travel” spurs air traffic from LATAM to the U.S.

People are traveling to the United States to receive a vaccination against COVID-19, according to the latest research from ForwardKeys. The trend is most pronounced in travel from Peru, and other parts of Latin America, especially to Arizona, Florida and Texas. ForwardKeys’ analysis of flight tickets issued up to May 18th reveals a substantial uplift in […]

Americans traveled by air over Thanksgiving, despite COVID health warnings

Research undertaken by travel analytics firm ForwardKeys correctly forecast that Americans would return to the skies over the Thanksgiving holiday weekend, despite the COVID-19 pandemic and the collapse in aviation. The Transportation Security Administration screened more than 1 million airline passengers on four individual days during the Thanks-giving holiday travel period, which began Friday, Nov. […]

U.S. domestic air travel starts to rebound: best performance expected during July 4th Independence Day weekend

The United States is seeing the beginning of a rebound in domestic air travel, reports travel analytics company ForwardKeys, who expects the upcoming July 4th weekend to be a high point after the drastic drop in aviation from the coronavirus pandemic over the past four months. An analysis of new flight tickets issued between the start of […]

ForwardKeys: International aviation growth slowed to 4.5% in ‘19 but 1Q 2020 outlook buoyant

Growth in international air travel, as measured by passenger journeys, grew by 4.5% in 2019, reports global tracking agency Forward Keys. This rate is well ahead of global economic growth, but is significantly slower growth than last year’s growth of 6.0%. It is also slower than the trend over the last decade, which averages 6.8% […]