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Carriers flew 7% more passengers in 2018; cargo growth was more modest, says IATA  

Carriers flew 7% more passengers in 2018; cargo growth was more modest, says IATA  

Aug. 5 | Airlines saw a nearly 7% increase in passengers carried in 2018, while air freight volumes grew more modestly in line with global trade volumes, according to the International Air Transport Association (IATA) in its 2019 World Air Transport Statistics...

ACI, IATA, WWACG agree on new industry-wide governance on slot allocation

ACI, IATA, WWACG agree on new industry-wide governance on slot allocation

Jun. 9 | Three air transport organizations have signed a new industry-wide governance on slot allocation that will see airport operators, airlines, and slot coordinators jointly and equally determine the global guidelines for the allocation of airport slots. The...

Air freight demand up globally except for Asia

Air freight demand up globally except for Asia

May. 8 | Global air freight demand increased 0.1% in March 2019 year-on-year, with all regions posting growth except Asia-Pacific which contracted, according to data from the International Air Transport Association (IATA). While the slight global demand growth...

Air freight demand in Feb lowest in past 3 years—IATA

Air freight demand in Feb lowest in past 3 years—IATA

Apr. 6 | Global air freight demand decreased 4.7% in February 2019 compared to the same period in 2018, the fourth consecutive month of negative year-on-year growth and the worst performance in the last three years, according to data from the International Air...

Jan air freight down on weak global activity, export orders; passenger growth continues uptick

Jan air freight down on weak global activity, export orders; passenger growth continues uptick

Mar. 11 | Global air freight demand decreased 1.8% in January 2019 compared to the same period in 2018, the industry’s worst performance in the last three years, data released by the International Air Transport Association (IATA) showed. Freight capacity rose...

Air freight marks modest growth; passenger traffic makes strong rebound

Air freight marks modest growth; passenger traffic makes strong rebound

Dec. 8 | Global air freight demand inched up in October year-on-year, while passenger traffic enjoyed healthy growth, based on data released by the International Air Transport Association (IATA). The air freight market rose 3.1% in October 2018 year-on-year, the...

IATA: e-AWB to become default contract of carriage by Jan 2019

IATA: e-AWB to become default contract of carriage by Jan 2019

Dec. 2 | The International Air Transport Association (IATA) recently issued this formal announcement, which I am quoting in full:   Effective 1 January 2019, the electronic Air Waybill (e-AWB) will become the default contract of carriage for all air cargo...

IATA finds 3 indicators of slower growth in air freight

IATA finds 3 indicators of slower growth in air freight

Jul. 5 | After a weak start to 2018, demand for global air freight has now resumed a modest trend upwards, rising 4.2% in May year-over-year but slightly down from the 5.2% growth in annual demand recorded in April 2018, according to data released by the International...

IATA cautions gov’ts on airport privatization

IATA cautions gov’ts on airport privatization

Jun. 8 | Administrations should be more careful when considering privatizing airports, said the International Air Transport Association (IATA), suggesting they think of the long-term economic and social benefits delivered by an effective airport ahead of the short-term...

March reflects 22-month low in air freight growth

March reflects 22-month low in air freight growth

May. 5 | Asia-Pacific carriers reported flat growth for March 2018 year-over-year as global air freight markets registered their slowest growth in more than 20 months, according to data released by the International Air Transport Association (IATA). World air...