Translations: 国际航协：航空货运需求迎难增长 (pdf) Le trafic de fret aérien en hausse malgré les défis (pdf) Geneva - The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released data for July 2023 global air cargo markets, showing a continuing trend of recovering growth rates since February. July air cargo demand was tracking just 0.8% below the previous year’s levels. Although demand is now basically flat compared to 2022, this is an improvement on recent months’ performance that is particularly significant given declines in global trade volumes and rising concerns over China’s economy. Global demand, measured in cargo tonne-kilometers (CTKs*), tracked at 0.8% below July 2022 levels...
Translations: La forte demande se maintient en juillet dans le secteur passagers (pdf) 国际航协：7月旅客需求持续强劲 (pdf) La fuerte demanda de pasajeros continúa en julio (pdf) Geneva - The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced that the post-COVID recovery momentum continued in July for passenger markets. Total traffic in July 2023 (measured in revenue passenger kilometers or RPKs) rose 26.2% compared to July 2022. Globally, traffic is now at 95.6% of pre-COVID levels. Domestic traffic for July rose 21.5% versus July 2022 and was 8.3% above the July 2019 results. July RPKs are the highest ever recorded, strongly supported by surging demand in the...
Geneva – The International Air Transport Association (IATA) and Amazon Web Services (AWS) announced that SMBC Aviation Capital is the winner of the first IATA and AWS Diversity & Inclusion Datathon. The Winner The SMBC Aviation Capital solution demonstrated a positive correlation between gender balance on airline senior management teams and Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) scores to a CEO. In this proof-of-concept exercise, the winning team developed a data-led model that... Read further.
Geneva - The International Air Transport Association (IATA) will launch the IATA World Sustainability Symposium (WSS) in Madrid, Spain on 3-4 October. With governments now aligned with the industry’s commitment to decarbonize aviation by 2050, this symposium will facilitate critical discussions, in seven key areas: The overall strategy to achieve net zero emissions by 2050, including Sustainable Aviation Fuels (SAF) The crucial role of government and policy support Effective... Read further.
Addis Ababa – The International Air Transport Association (IATA) is launching the Collaborative Aviation Safety Improvement Program (CASIP) to reduce the accident and serious incident rate across Africa as part of the Focus Africa initiative. Launch partners in the program are: The International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO), The African Civil Aviation Commission (AFCAC), The US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), Boeing, The Airlines Association of Southern Africa... Read further.
Addis Ababa - The International Air Transport Association (IATA) called on the government of Ethiopia to act swiftly to clear the $95 million in airline funds blocked from repatriation to ensure the country’s connectivity is not threatened. The ability to repatriate revenues is guaranteed in international agreements. All parties must abide by these agreements to keep the world connected by air. Ethiopia is recovering strongly from the COVID-19 crisis Ethiopia’s benchmark regional... Read further.
Translations: Los fondos bloqueados de las aerolíneas amenazan la conectividad aérea (pdf) Les fonds bloqués des compagnies aériennes menacent la connectivité (pdf) Bloke Edilen Havayolu Fonları Bağlantıyı Tehdit Ediyor (pdf) 国际航协：冻结航空公司资金的做法威胁连通性 (pdf) Istanbul - The International Air Transport Association (IATA) warned that rapidly rising levels of blocked funds are a threat to airline connectivity in the affected markets. The... Read further.
Translations: Los incidentes aéreos con pasajeros conflictivos aumentan tras la pandemia (pdf) 国际航协：后疫情时代 不文明旅客事件增加 (pdf) Istanbul - The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released a new analysis showing that reported unruly passenger incidents increased in 2022 compared to 2021. IATA called for more states to take the necessary authority to prosecute passengers under Montreal Protocol 2014 (MP14). Latest figures show that there was one... Read further.
Translations: Les perspectives de rentabilité des compagnies aériennes se renforcent (pdf) 国际航协：航空业盈利能力增强 2023 年行业净利润将达 98 亿美元 (pdf) Havayolu Sektörünün Kârlılık Görünümü Güçleniyor (pdf) Istanbul - The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced an expected strengthening of airline industry profitability in an upgrade of its outlook for 2023. Highlights include: Airline industry net profits are expected to reach... Read further.