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Oil price & aviation - effects of rising oil prices. A flash analysis.

With a share of nearly 30%, fuel costs are one of the key operating expenses in the airline industry. The airlines rightly see themselves as beneficiaries of the oil price trend over the past two years. Recently, however, oil prices have begun to climb again. How do rising oil prices and associated rising fuel costs impact the airlines' results from operations?

The current "Flash Analysis"  (PDF, 99 KB, non-accessible), a product of the Credit Analysis Department of KfW IPEX-Bank, examines our answer to this question and other aspects relating to the topic.

Published: December 2016