If You're Planning For The Future, You Need More Than Just Data.
You Need
Analytical FirePower(TM)

There are lots of sources for aviation data. But only one has been designed from the bottom up to deliver the range of industry metrics and trend reports that meet the challenges of the aviation industry of the 21st century.

Raw DOT/BTS data is sourced via mechanisms that fit the 1970s, but, without professional review and integrity checks can be dangerous to rely upon. Some vendors claim they reconcile and adjust the raw data, but when you look, they still report major errors, such as "SkyWest" or "Republic" as independent airlines - which they are not - thereby providing incomplete information that's totally at variance with today's airline realities.

DataMiner is not just another information source. It is a powerful tool that allows you to identify and isolate key trends in the industry. Shifts in capacity, market share, revenue shares, and much more. Unlike other sources - many of which shamefully just regurgitate raw DOT numbers, DataMiner was designed from the start to provide immediate insight, knowledge and competitive intelligence in every report.

How DataMiner Gives The Competitive Edge

Aviation DataMiner™ is far more sophisticated, accurate, and easier to use than any other data source. It's a tool designed by aviation professionals for aviation professionals, providing immediate reports that give you the insight you need instantly, instead of arcane numbers derived from raw data sources.

Aviation DataMiner™ is designed to be customized to the specific subscriber. Financial institutions. Airlines. Airports. Manufacturers. Suppliers. All have varying data needs – and Aviation DataMiner provides them precisely and cost-effectively.

  • Airlines and financial planners can isolate where revenue production is weak or below cost-hurdle – for all airlines in the market.
  • Users can access data by market, by airport, by airline, by time frame. The data reports are immediately sortable right on the screen, and can also be downloaded for further analysis.
  • Analyze airline financials and operating metrics. Get direct comparisons of costs by category, by fleet type, adjusted by stage length. Want to compare United's A-320 costs with those of US Airways? It's on the screen in seconds with DataMiner.
  • Want to know the fare trends in the top 25 markets from a given airport? Easy to do with DataMiner. Which airlines are capturing that traffic, and over which connecting hubs? And at what fares? It’s immediately available right on the screen. Which airport in a given region is capturing more traffic to specific destinations? There’s a report that will immediately compare up to four airports, right on the screen.
  • DataMiner is an essential tool to identify traffic trends and airline service weaknesses. Compare through-yields generated from a specific airport through a specific hub. The relative vulnerability of one airline or another’s service at the airport can be easily identified.
  • International data is also available. The Boyd Group will assist in obtaining the approvals from the DOT for qualified subscribers.

Subscribing to Another Data Source?
Why You Should Switch To DataMiner™

DataMiner is live and updated constantly. DataMiner subscribers can immediately analyze the data, putting it to competitive advantage in planning for the future. And, probably for a lot less money, too.

  • Delivers Data Fast & With Ease. Our interface is intuitive and easy to use. Your time is important. So Aviation DataMiner is designed with that in mind. You need data, not complex and confusing report request schemes.
  • Complete, Formatted Reports. The reports are formatted and include a range of data you can use immediately. This is an important feature of DataMiner - we give a range of metrics right away - you don't need to load it into a spread sheet to waste time finding out what the data mean.
  • Immediate Data & Strategic Information. DataMiner goes beyond numbers, with the capability of analyzing the future right on your screen. Not arcane spreadsheets that display confused columns of jumbled numbers, but immediate reports providing all the information you need, with headers and key columns you can sort right away on the screen, plus download to a range of other software. That's the analytical firepower you need to plan for the new aviation environment.
  • It's Integrity-Filtered. The DataMiner software reviews each line of data for accuracy and reasonableness. The way DOT gets the data often has a lot of mis-reported numbers that require aviation professionals to review.
  • It's Our Professional Work- Not Somebody Else's. Amazingly, some alternative sources of aviation data are simply re-packaged and re-sold as-is from another vendor. Aviation DataMiner is better, because we first-source the data. We take the data and put them through the Aviation DataMiner Software, which identifies and addresses the "issues" that come with raw data. We carefully review the data for errors and mis-reporting. We make corrections and identify where data may be questionable. Professionals of Boyd Group International are experts in current and emerging airline industry trends.
  • It Addresses The Real Airline Industry. The Aviation DataMiner software relies on a complex algorithm to aggregate traffic to the correct carrier system. Other sources assume the "certificated carrier" is the airline. It's not. Today, most airlines are typically comprised of combinations of "certificated carriers." To report the passengers carried at ATL by, say, Mesa, is inaccurate. Those are passengers of Delta, the airline that is leasing the lift from Mesa. Some other sources either mis-report it as Mesa, or, worse, lazily dump these passengers into separate, unidentified catch-all category. The DataMiner system, on the other hand, properly applies these passengers to the airline system leasing the airplane from the small jet provider.
  • It Identifies Reporting Errors. It identifies mis-reported data - and there's a lot more of that than most people realize. Raw data, which other sources typically just regurgitate and sell, may show Hawaiian Airlines as an operator at Jackson, Mississippi. Or US Airways as serving Amarillo. DataMiner addresses these issues.
  • It Addresses The Challenges of The Hub System. DataMiner recognizes the shortfalls in current reporting channels. In many cases, traffic generated by small airports served by small airlines (some code-shared, some not) is not accurately allocated to the proper connecting destinations. As a result, Cheyenne may show close-by Denver as its #1 O&D destination, when in fact there really is almost no such traffic. DataMiner's sophisticated software identifies such cases and makes adjustments.
  • Sophisticated O&D Reconciliation. The raw DB1B data are not entirely accurate and must be reconciled against other sources to assure accurate destinational distribution at hubsite airports. Some other sources attempt this. Others don't even try. DataMiner is far more sophisticated than any other source. One sign of really sloppy data: any vendor peddling O&D tables from a mid-size or larger airport where all the passenger numbers all end in zero. It's likely they just took the 10% DOT sample data and foisted it off on unwary purchasers, with out any reconciliation.
  • Kept Up-To-Date. Aviation DataMiner is kept current. When DOT issues a revision to prior quarters - which is not uncommon - our subscribers have it right away. Other vendors, even some on-line, and particularly those peddling static printed reports, are oblivious to this. And so are their customers.

The staff of Boyd Group International invite you to review the example reports listed above. And don't hesitate to access the complimentary current airport data available at www.AirportSnapshot.com.

Bottom Line: If you're planning for the future, you can't rely on semi-accurate or unreliable data sources. You need Aviation DataMiner™. No other source of industry data is as complete, as accurate, or as easy to use.

View The Aviation DataMiner Control Panel & Sample Reports