Analysis of Industry Forecast
Review the Reading and Resources in Module 7. Please select one of the following forecasts to analyze:
- Airbus global market forecast (Airbus) (Links to an external site.)
- Current market outlook (Boeing) (Links to an external site.)
- Forecasting air freight demand (IATA / PDF) (Links to an external site.) and IATA Cargo Strategy (IATA / PDF) (Links to an external site.)
Write and submit a two to three-page report of your analysis. Please number and state each question or statement, and give each answer its own separate paragraph(s).
- Name and describe the forecast that you chose.
- Future market forecast and demand
- Describe the future market forecast and/or demand based on air traffic volumes, country demand, and country locations.
- Future aircraft growth
- Describe future aircraft growth and demand (large aircraft vs. smaller aircraft), passenger aircraft growth, air cargo aircraft growth, and passenger to cargo conversions.
- Do you agree or disagree with the forecast findings? Why or why not?
Current Development in Air Cargo – Video Analysis
Visit YouTube. (Links to an external site.) Select a video pertaining to current development in new cargo aircraft, airport hubs or terminals, air freight rates, country demand for air freight, or new technology in the air cargo industry.
In the discussion activity, please provide the following:
- Title of the video.
- Brief synopsis of the video.
- What are some main points that you found interesting as it relates to current development in air cargo?
- Do you agree or disagree there will be a benefit to the air cargo industry?