After two relatively buoyant years for some of the UAE's airlines, 2018 was a test of resilience in an environment of stubbornly flat yields
and rising costs.
- Almost flat yields
in 2018 and decline in 2019-2020 with slow rebound thereafter
Lower or flat yields
on these bonds result in higher liabilities.
Steers fed SB grain had greater outside flat yields
and weights, and lower thin skirt yields, while steers fed LS had greater outside flat yields
and weights, with no differences found on the other meat cuts evaluated.
A similar pattern was seen in prime shopping centres, with most of the markets monitored by Colliers reporting flat yields
over the six month period.
The figure is stronger than the 5.9 per cent forecast in September, but could be offset by a downward trend in cargo since the middle of the year, which means that cargo is likely to finish the year with a 0.5 per cent contraction in volumes and flat yields
The airline believes the most optimistic forecast for the next financial year, starting in April, is for EUR75 oil and flat yields
to result in a growth in profits of 6% to pounds 375m next year.
The carrier said that it expects significant increases in passenger volumes but flat yields
in Q3 with yields being 5-10% lower in Q4, Reuters reported.