Airlines in the United States

Airlines in the United States

Summary

Airlines in the United States industry profile provides top-line qualitative and quantitative summary information including: market size (value 2015-19, and forecast to 2024). The profile also contains descriptions of the leading players including key financial metrics and analysis of competitive pressures within the market.

Key Highlights

  • The airlines industry comprises passenger air transportation, including scheduled flights but excluding air freight transport.
  • The US airlines industry had total revenues of $231.4bn in 2019, representing a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 8.6% between 2015 and 2019.
  • Industry consumption volume increased with a CAGR of 3.2% between 2015 and 2019, to reach a total of 904.9 million passengers in 2019.
  • The US airlines industry is highly consolidated, which has prevented a steep downfall in terms of ticket fares, which has supported value growth historically. In addition, the growth of the US economy has enhanced leisure travelling.


  • Scope
    • Save time carrying out entry-level research by identifying the size, growth, major segments, and leading players in the airlines market in the United States
    • Use the Five Forces analysis to determine the competitive intensity and therefore attractiveness of the airlines market in the United States
    • Leading company profiles reveal details of key airlines market players’ global operations and financial performance
    • Add weight to presentations and pitches by understanding the future growth prospects of the United States airlines market with five year forecasts
    Reasons to Buy
    • What was the size of the United States airlines market by value in 2019?
    • What will be the size of the United States airlines market in 2024?
    • What factors are affecting the strength of competition in the United States airlines market?
    • How has the market performed over the last five years?
    • What are the main segments that make up the United States's airlines market?


    1 Executive Summary
    1.1. Market value
    1.2. Market value forecast
    1.3. Market volume
    1.4. Market volume forecast
    1.5. Category segmentation
    1.6. Geography segmentation
    1.7. Market rivalry
    1.8. Competitive Landscape
    2 Market Overview
    2.1. Market definition
    2.2. Market analysis
    3 Market Data
    3.1. Market value
    3.2. Market volume
    4 Market Segmentation
    4.1. Category segmentation
    4.2. Geography segmentation
    5 Market Outlook
    5.1. Market value forecast
    5.2. Market volume forecast
    6 Five Forces Analysis
    6.1. Summary
    6.2. Buyer power
    6.3. Supplier power
    6.4. New entrants
    6.5. Threat of substitutes
    6.6. Degree of rivalry
    7 Competitive Landscape
    7.1. Who are the leading players?
    7.2. Which players have been most successful in the past three years?
    7.3. What strategies do leading players follow?
    7.4. How has COVID-19 impacted players?
    8 Company Profiles
    8.1. United Airlines Holdings Inc
    8.2. Southwest Airlines Co
    8.3. Delta Air Lines Inc
    8.4. American Airlines Group Inc.
    9 Macroeconomic Indicators
    9.1. Country data
    10 Appendix
    Methodology 47
    10.1. Industry associations
    10.2. Related MarketLine research
    10.3. About MarketLine
    List of Tables
    Table 1: United States airlines industry value: $ billion, 2015-19
    Table 2: United States airlines industry volume: million passengers, 2015-19
    Table 3: United States airlines industry category segmentation: million passengers, 2019
    Table 4: United States airlines industry geography segmentation: $ billion, 2019
    Table 5: United States airlines industry value forecast: $ billion, 2019-24
    Table 6: United States airlines industry volume forecast: million passengers, 2019-24
    Table 7: United Airlines Holdings Inc: key facts
    Table 8: United Airlines Holdings Inc: Key Employees
    Table 9: United Airlines Holdings Inc: Key Employees Continued
    Table 10: Southwest Airlines Co: key facts
    Table 11: Southwest Airlines Co: Key Employees
    Table 12: Southwest Airlines Co: Key Employees Continued
    Table 13: Southwest Airlines Co: Key Employees Continued
    Table 14: Southwest Airlines Co: Key Employees Continued
    Table 15: Delta Air Lines Inc: key facts
    Table 16: Delta Air Lines Inc: Key Employees
    Table 17: Delta Air Lines Inc: Key Employees Continued
    Table 18: American Airlines Group Inc.: key facts
    Table 19: American Airlines Group Inc.: Key Employees
    Table 20: American Airlines Group Inc.: Key Employees Continued
    Table 21: United States size of population (million), 2015-19
    Table 22: United States gdp (constant 2005 prices, $ billion), 2015-19
    Table 23: United States gdp (current prices, $ billion), 2015-19
    Table 24: United States inflation, 2015-19
    Table 25: United States consumer price index (absolute), 2015-19
    Table 26: United States exchange rate, 2015-19
    List of Figures
    Figure 1: United States airlines industry value: $ billion, 2015-19
    Figure 2: United States airlines industry volume: million passengers, 2015-19
    Figure 3: United States airlines industry category segmentation: % share, by volume, 2019
    Figure 4: United States airlines industry geography segmentation: % share, by value, 2019
    Figure 5: United States airlines industry value forecast: $ billion, 2019-24
    Figure 6: United States airlines industry volume forecast: million passengers, 2019-24
    Figure 7: Forces driving competition in the airlines industry in the United States, 2019
    Figure 8: Drivers of buyer power in the airlines industry in the United States, 2019
    Figure 9: Drivers of supplier power in the airlines industry in the United States, 2019
    Figure 10: Factors influencing the likelihood of new entrants in the airlines industry in the United States, 2019
    Figure 11: Factors influencing the threat of substitutes in the airlines industry in the United States, 2019
    Figure 12: Drivers of degree of rivalry in the airlines industry in the United States, 2019

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