BDL: German airline operating margins recovering, but at a slow pace

Bundesverband der Deutschen Luftverkehrswirtschaft (Federal Association of German Air Transport – BDL) reported (Aug-2017) German airline operating margins are “recovering”, but are low in international comparison in 2016. The global airline revenue margin averaged 8.8% in 2016, however German airlines only improved from 3.8% in 2015 to 4.9% in 2016. [more – original PR – German]