Airline industry is ‘seeing some headwinds’, and last six months have been ‘tough for airlines’ acknowledges IATA, but at least international passenger demand remains ‘solid’

Global trade has weakened, trade wars are intensifying and fuel prices have risen significantly. In addition, geopolitical tensions are leading to airspace closures in key…..

Is it really a downturn, or are trade tensions to blame for the contrasting performance from air freight passenger sectors across the first quarter of 2019?

It is accepted within the industry that a downturn in freight volume can be a precursor to one in the passenger segment and such downturns…..

International premium class demand and yields have slipped, but premium fare growth outpaced economy fare increases across almost all global markets in early 2019

New data from International Air Transport Association (IATA) highlights that the premium passenger share of global demand slipped during the first two months of the…..

UNWTO’s latest Tourism Barometer shows confidence in global tourism performance is starting to pick up again after slowing in late 2018

The latest issue of the World Tourism Organization’s (UNWTO) World Tourism Barometer has highlighted that international tourism levels are continuing to grow into 2019, albeit…..

Low Cost Carrier battle for Vienna helps elevate Austria to world’s fastest growing top 50 aviation market this winter

Winter temperatures in Austria may be close to freezing point, but the same certainly cannot be said of its aviation sector this winter. After a…..

IATA: The trends continue in Jul-2018 with healthy demand growth and record load factors in the passenger market and slowing growth in the cargo sector

Latest monthly metrics from the International Air Transport Association (IATA) for the global passenger and cargo airline market shows another mixed month of  performance from…..

IATA: Passenger demand accelerates but freight growth slowdown continues in Jun-2018

Latest monthly metrics from the International Air Transport Association (IATA) for the global passenger and cargo airline market shows a mixed month of  performance from…..

While margins are being revised downwards, the current airline cycle is looking better than any other since the dawning of the jet age

In its latest six monthly update of its world airline industry operating margin model, CAPA – Centre for Aviation has lowered its forecasts for 2018…..

IATA: It turned out to be a marvellous May-2018 for aviation with solid passenger growth and continued modest upward trend in cargo performance

Latest monthly metrics from the International Air Transport Association (IATA) for the global passenger and cargo airline market shows a month of relatively strong performance…..

IATA: Passenger growth continues to slow, but high loads and a small cargo recovery the plus points from Apr-2018 performance

Latest monthly metrics from the International Air Transport Association (IATA) for the global passenger and cargo airline market show another month of mixed performance from…..

IATA: Passenger and cargo industry deliver mixed March messages as passenger loads hit record levels, but air freight growth slows to 22-month low

Latest monthly metrics from the International Air Transport Association (IATA) for the global passenger and cargo airline market show a mixed performance from the two…..