IATA plots ‘clear positive correlation’ between air connectivity and democracy

Countries with more democratic institutions tend to be much better connected to the world by air, new analysis by the International Air Transport Association (IATA)…..

Socioeconomic turmoil across Latin America may not blunt the desire to travel, but trips will be better planned, shorter and less costly

Latin Americans still plan to travel this year, even if it is only on a domestic basis due to the socioeconomic turmoil that continues across…..

Beyond the new reality – IATA confident of hitting its 20:20 NDC vision

The next year is a key period for IATA’s New Distribution Capability (NDC) standard as the association’s “Leaderboard” airlines work towards a goal of having…..

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…..