Airlines Industry-July 27th

TSA Checkpoint TSA checkpoint numbers have remained stagnant over the past week. Foot traffic never exceeded 750k, and the weekly average was 18,839 less than it was last week (668K vs. 649k). This marks the first week that the weekly average of passenger throughput has declined in nearly 4 Months.  As the rate of new […]

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Airlines Industry-July 20th

TSA Checkpoint TSA checkpoint numbers have remained stagnant over the past two weeks. Historically, every week has increased the 4-month high by ~100k, however since July 2nd, daily traffic has not exceeded 760k. The plateauing of checkpoint numbers coincides with the rising number of new cases of COVID-19 in the United States. Though the TSA […]

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Restaurant Industry-July 20th

Restaurant Reservations Restaurants have continued to stagnate, averaging approximately 59% for the last three weeks. While I initially postulated in last week’s article that restaurant reservations could be on the rise again, it appears that they haven’t increased at all. Reservation numbers do, however, operate on a cycle throughout a typical week, with a gradual […]

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Small Business Administration-July 20th

Recap of last week’s numbers In the July 10th edition of the Paycheck Protection Program report, the Small Business Administration released updated loan approval data. Cumulative loans increased by 1,514 up to a total of 158,328. Meanwhile, the cumulative dollar amount of loans decreased by $170,766,592, down to a total of $14,332,157,048. While the month […]

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Restaurant Industry-July 13th

Reservations Barring the abnormal spikes and dips, restaurant reservations have plateaued over the past two weeks. Similar to foot traffic for bars and casual dining, it seems that consumers are being a bit more cautious about their dining patterns due to the resurgence of COVID-19 cases. Since the abnormal spike and dip, it seems reservations […]

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Small Business Administration-July 13th

SBA In their most recent Paycheck Protection Program report, the Small Business Administration released loan approval data through to June 30th. In just the three days since their previous report, the number of approved loans increased by 4,432, up to 156,814. The dollar amount increased by $137,025,061, up to 14,502,923,640. Through the last reported period, […]

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Airlines Industry-July 13th

TSA Checkpoint With every TSA summary I have written so far, there has been a new traffic high. This week, however, has been the first time the previous week performed better than the current week. The high this week was 755,555—9206 lower than the previous week’s high. While this could just be chalked up to […]

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Airline Industry-July 6th

TSA Checkpoint Another milestone was reached last week; TSA checkpoint traffic exceeded 750k this July 4th holiday week, putting foot traffic through TSA checkpoints at 1/3 of pre corona traffic. At this rate of recovery, derived from a linear regression, expect to see pre-corona levels of traffic in 292 days. Though the TSA announced that […]

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Restaurant Industry-July 6th

Restaurant Reservations Another anomaly in restaurant reservations numbers this week, with Georgia seeing a sharp 27%yoy jump up July 3rd, followed by a steep drop of 31%yoy the following day. It is unsure whether this is from the uptick in corona cases in the US, from the holiday weekend, or a combination of both. Casual […]

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Airline Industry June 29th

TSA Checkpoint TSA Checkpoint numbers are still recovering at a steady rate as more people are beginning to travel this summer. June 22nd was the first day were traffic exceeded 600,000 in more than 3 months. At this rate of recovery, derived from a linear regression, expect to see pre-corona levels of traffic in 299 […]

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