The 160-page Airport Operator Financial Health Report (2019) provides a snapshot of the financial health of 100 airport operators across 50 countries handling over 4.8 billion passengers and approximately USD83 billion in gross revenues in the 2019 financial year, analyzed by region, ownership structure and scale of operations, using 19 metrics across four categories of:
- Productivity & Cost Efficiency, Profitability, Liquidity and Leverage.
More generally, the report assesses the financial health of airport operators before the onset of the COVID19 pandemic.
Since the outbreak of the COVID19 pandemic, airport operators have faced stark challenges from maintaining profitability and liquidity to survival itself. In the midst of these immense financial pressures, there is a need to understand the financial health of airport operators before the onset of the COVID19 pandemic through the lens of key performance metrics, putting managers and investors in a better position to navigate their airports through and beyond the crisis.