Apex takes raw market and financial performance data and turns it into actionable insights. The intuitive platform helps you make sense of airline performance data, enabling you to spotlight market trends, benchmark against peers and competitors and identify risk, supporting you to make better decisions.

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Why Apex?

Turning raw data into actionable insights

Infused with the expertise from RDC’s years in the industry, we provide a unique perspective on the data that you won’t find elsewhere.

Macro or micro, get the stories you need

The Apex query platform enables easy analysis at both a macro and micro level, making it easier to find the key stories in the data.

Supported by RDC expertise

RDC’s experienced team is on-hand to help you make the most of Apex, from frequent data updates, training and on-going support.

Who is Apex for?

Airports

Airports

Gain the market intelligence you need to grow and manage your network and improve your relationship with airlines.

 
Add credibility to airline negotiations
Apex delivers detailed analysis in the language of airline network planners. It enables you to quickly produce multiple route studies and generate clear reports.
 
Secure sustainable and profitable routes
Develop a better understanding of current route performance and the fares needed to achieve breakeven. Monitor seasonality and identify 'at risk' routes.
 
Understand the impact of airport discounts
Which routes are cash cows for airlines and which are less profitable? Use Apex to be better informed in negotiations with airlines.
Operators

Operators

Better understand the space you operate in with tools for finding new market opportunities and evaluating competitors.

 
New air service development
Quickly find unserved markets and understand which markets present the best opportunities using gap analysis, fare and profitability tools.
 
Evaluate competitor performance
Apex includes a detailed database of airline financial data and aircraft data. This resource enables Apex to be used to assess competitor performance, at the network level or drilling down into individual routes.
Analysts

Analysts

Support your investment strategies with a tool that enables you to understand key trends and forces in the airline market.

 
Predict future airline performance
Identify trends in forward-looking air fares (up to 6 months in advance) for traded airlines and understand the core drivers of network profitability for leading LCCs and Full Service carriers.
 
Understand competitive factors
Understand changes in competition which a carrier might face with 12 months forward-looking global schedules data.
 
Evaluate changes to network
Benchmark the performance of recently launched services to understand the likely benefit they’ll have to overall network profitability.

Core features

Core feature
Data query builders
Intuitive query builders make it quick and easy to produce macro and micro-level fare, schedule and profit reports.
Core feature
Data visualisations
Chart builders enable you to more easily spot trends and compare performance.
Core feature
Data exports
Export reports and charts for use in presentations or further analysis.
Core feature
Dashboards
Apex dashboards bring together different data sources for a joined-up view of airline performance.
 

Our data

RDC's unique and proprietary datasets offer our clients insights which few other providers can offer; insights which help them understand the opportunities and risks they face as a business. Our core datasets cover these main areas:

Global coverage The world's largest dataset of runway, passenger and en-route charges covering more than 3,000 airports, supported by global coverage of government tax data.

Proprietary fuel calculations Proprietary fuel burn and route operating cost calculation engines, enabling the costs (and CO2 emissions) for any combination of carrier and equipment type on any O&D to be determined.

Worldwide networks Comprehensive and network-wide fares data for more than 100 of the world's leading carriers, providing a view on future revenue performance.