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…..

More airline majors sign-up and add weight to the SITA and ATPCO NDC Exchange platform

In Aug-2018 Air Canada became the first global airline to process a NDC (New Distribution Capability) production transaction via the NDC Exchange platform developed by…..

Airline margins under increasing pressure, says IATA

The financial health of the global air transport industry is often described as cyclical in nature. Global highs, historically, are as common as global lows……

Revised strategy helps Air Mauritius emerge out of the grey as one of Africa’s prominent and profitable airlines

Over recent years Air Mauritius has been one of the better performing African airlines and this is clear in its ambitions to become a bigger…..