GITNUX MARKETDATA REPORT 2024

Flying Statistics: Market Report & Data

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"Airlines transported a record 4.3 billion passengers worldwide in 2018, Source"

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"A total of 88.5 million people flew on U.S. airlines in 2019, Source"

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"Over 60% of people have some fear of flying, Source"

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"The energy use of airplanes is around 2% of the total world energy consumption, Source"

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"There are over 5,000 airplanes in the sky at any given moment, Source"

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"On average, the worldwide aviation industry produces around 915 million tons of CO2 annually, Source"

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"Women are more likely to experience fear of flying than men, with rates as high as 40%, Source"

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"Atlanta’s Hartsfield-Jackson airport is the busiest airport, with more than 107 million passengers in 2019, Source"

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"In 2019, there were only 86 accidents involving large commercial planes, Source"

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"Currently, there are an estimated 23,600 passenger planes in the world, Source"

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"Boeing 737s are the most popular aircraft with over 14,000 units produced, Source"

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"In 2019, around 6 million people flew through London’s Heathrow airport every month, Source"

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"The sales of unmanned aerial vehicles (drones) are expected to surpass $12 billion by 2021, Source"

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"Airbus delivered 566 commercial aircraft in 2020, Source"

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"A round trip flight from New York to San Francisco supposedly emits about 0.9 metric tons of carbon dioxide per person, Source"

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"A trip by plane from New York to Los Angeles effectively uses about 36 gallons of fuel per passenger, Source"

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"It’s estimated that one in every 205,552 flights end in a fatal accident, Source"

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"The longest non-stop commercial flight in the world is from Singapore to Newark covering a distance of approximately 9,534 miles, Source"

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"A single honey bee flies around 500 miles in its six-week lifespan, Source"

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"The fastest speed ever reached by a manned aircraft is 4,520 miles per hour (Mach 6.7), Source"

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