Airline Industry October 12th

TSA Checkpoint This Monday, TSA traffic nearly hit one million travelers at 984k. The weekly average was 8% higher than the previous week. Traffic appears to be climbing again, just much more slowly than it had in the past. FAA Traffic With another month comes another sharp increase in air traffic through Hartsfield-Jackson Intl. The month […]

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Airline Industry–October 5th

With another month comes another sharp increase in air traffic through Hartsfield-Jackson Intl. The month of August saw an average daily increase of 20%, or 260 more planes per day. This puts airline traffic through Atlanta in the month of August at 59% of what it was last year.

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Restaurant Industry – October 5th

Nationally, restaurant reservations climbed 1% over last week. In Georgia there was no real change in weekly restaurant reservations. It seems that for the moment this area has stagnated. Casual Dining and Bars recovered somewhat from last week, climbing 3% and 2% respectively. Fast food has remained unaffected.

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Movie Theater Industry- October 5th

When Tenet released in theaters back in early September, there was a small spike of movie theater traffic, pushing it up to 43% of yoy traffic. Since then, it has declined down to 38% – an 11% decrease. It seems that while Tenet was able to stir up some excitement for the movie industry, many consumers still remain uneasy about going. In response, Hollywood is continuing to delay film releases into 2021.

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Restaurant Industry-Comprehensive Report

A historical context to the current state of the restaurant industry in Georgia. Restaurants make up a very significant portion of the Georgia economy. With more than 18,000 locations, restaurants create 480,000 jobs and generate an estimated $22.9 Billion in sales annually. We’ll cover the state of the industry in Georgia, and walk through every stage of the pandemic as the industry recovered to where it is today.

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Movie Industry-September 21st

Movie theater traffic is currently at around 44% of what it was pre-coronavirus. This is up more than 100% from where it was in mid April (20.75% of pre-corona traffic). With larger chain theaters opening up again, expect to see this number slowly increase as people begin to come back out for movies.

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Airline Industry September 21st

TSA Foot traffic is up slightly this week, climbing 2.4% over last week with an increase to the daily average 16,537. Also, another month comes another sharp increase in air traffic through Hartsfield-Jackson Intl. The month of August saw an average daily increase of 20%, or 260 more planes per day.

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Movie Industry-Comprehensive Report

This report covers the state of the industry prior to the pandemic, how it shut down, what Hollywood and business owners were able to do to compensate, when and how they decided to reopen, and how the release of Tenet might be what the industry needs to get back on track.

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Restaurant Industry-September 8th

Labor Day weekend was a huge weekend for fine dining restaurants, with Sunday reporting a massive influx of restaurant reservations. The national average jumped up to only being -14% below normal traffic, while GA specifically reported 4% over last year. The weekly average for the country climbed 6.8% last week, while Georgia’s weekly average climbed 7.5%.

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Photo of an undetermined Georgia Tech home game during the 1918 college football season. That's when the sport was hit by the Spanish flu and the end of World War I.

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