Smarter Regulation is more ‘common sense than it is rocket science’ says IATA chief

Aviation is a global industry and this year it will safely meet the transport needs of 4.6 billion travellers. It will power the global economy…..

IATA Pay goes live as airlines continue to seek cheaper and simpler secure payment options for consumers

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has confirmed the successful completion of the first ‘IATA Pay’ ticket purchase transaction in a live test environment, an…..

Video insights from the CAPA World Aviation Outlook Summit – Part 2

The latest decade has been one of relative stability for the aviation industry, but the tide has almost certainly now turned, and it is certainly…..

Lower oil prices and solid, albeit slower, economic growth will extend and actually grow global airline profits in 2019

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) forecasts the global airline industry net profit to be USD35.5 billion in 2019, slightly ahead of the USD32.3 billion…..

Passenger demand rebounds and air freight shows modest growth in IATA’s latest monthly data shot

Latest data from the International Air Transport Association (IATA) paints a more positive performance for the industry in both the passenger and freight markets in…..

‘Deal’ or ‘No Deal’ – IATA calls for ‘urgent action’ from UK and European Union to put in place Brexit contingency planning

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has called for “urgent action” by the UK and the European Union to put in place contingency planning for…..

IATA’s revises its latest market forecast as concerns of protectionist measures and trade tariffs leads to minor slowing in its passenger growth outlook

Around 60 million less annual passengers in a global market that could double to 8.2 billion annual passengers by 2037 is just a shallow change…..

Aviation’s eastward shift continues with Indonesia to become the world’s fourth largest market by the early 2030s

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) anticipates global air passenger traffic will increase at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of approximately 3.5% over the…..

A road to revolution? NDC marks key milestones as Travelport concludes ‘first’ ticket sale and Skyscanner joins NDC Exchange

IATA’s New Distribution Capability (NDC) has been around now for some time, but this week it took a significant step forward after it emerged that…..

Aircraft fuel and oil the largest cost component for airlines, but regional variation is ‘considerable’

Against a backdrop of rising industry input costs, especially fuel and labour, the International Air Transport Association (IATA) has released some data looking at the…..