Capital Group | Last year was a truly awful time for global aviation. The COVID-19 pandemic brought about the biggest disruption to the global aviation industry in its entire history. Nevertheless, despite the magnitude of events, there are several reasons why some sectors within aviation, such as aircraft manufacturing, may be more resilient than they have been in the past.
Renta 4 | The present difficult conditions caused by Coronavirus prevent the IAG directive from announcing an estimated operational performance guide for 2020. In principle, the most complicated months should be April and May.
In a difficult year for the sector, major Spanish IT provider for the global travel and tourism industry Amadeus (AMS) has shown solidity in its operations thanks to the high visibility of its revenues (dependent on transactions vs. price) and the global reach of its business, well diversified geographically, analysts at Sabadell argue.
Ángel Pérez Llamazares (Renta 4) | Caution due to risk factors/ catalysts in short medium term. We raise Aena’s stock O.P. to 150.3 euros.
Renta4 | IAG has published the March air traffic data, which show a beginning to the year similar to the company’s capacity (supply) target for Q119, with demand growing slightly more than supply, and in line with the target for the year of 5.9%.
Santander | The growth in passenger numbers registered at Zurich in November (6.0 % vs. 6.0% est), Aena (6.9% vs 6.5% est) and ADP (5.4% vs 4.8% est) was more or less in line with our estimations, while the traffic in Fraport (4.7% vs 6.5% est) and Heathrow (3.3% vs 0.2%) remained below.
MADRID | By Jaime Santisteban | European Parliament could eliminate roaming mobile phones rates as of December 2015. Although they’ve been reduced in the last years, it still means 2 % of Telefónica Group income. ACF foresees an impact worth 4 % in the company’s EBITDA.
IAG released March air traffic figures which were under target but keep the recent trend. Demand grows (+10.2 % vs March 2013) for the second straight months. Iberia lost -5.1 % compared to February whereas Vueling (+21%) and British Airways (+3.2%) improved. RENTA4 expects no impact on IAG share price.
The International Air Transport Association published this week April data, which confirmed that there has been a certain slowdown on the overall still growth picture. From January to April, world air traffic was up by an accumulated 7.1 percent versus 7.4 percent in January to March. Emerging markets like Latin America, Middle East and Africa registered double-digit growth, while the down trend was worse in the US than in Europe.