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AsPac airlines could lose $28B in 2020 from COVID-19 spread—IATA

AsPac airlines could lose $28B in 2020 from COVID-19 spread—IATA

Feb. 21 | The novel coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19) outbreak could potentially lead to a 13% full-year loss of passenger demand for carriers in the Asia-Pacific region, translating into a nearly US$28 billion revenue loss for 2020, according to the International Air...

AAPA sounds alarm over ‘arbitrary’, ‘inconsistent’ measures against coronavirus  

AAPA sounds alarm over ‘arbitrary’, ‘inconsistent’ measures against coronavirus  

Feb. 8 | The head of the Association of Asia Pacific Airlines (AAPA) is calling on governments to work with international organizations and other stakeholders for a globally coordinated response to the novel coronavirus, noting that some measures against the outbreak...

Air passenger demand in 2019 below longtime growth trend—IATA

Air passenger demand in 2019 below longtime growth trend—IATA

Feb. 7 | “2019 was a difficult year for aviation and 2020 is off to a tragic and challenging beginning,” says the International Air Transport Association (IATA), observing that 2019 marked the first year passenger demand fell below the long-term annual growth...

2019 worst year for air cargo since 2009—IATA  

2019 worst year for air cargo since 2009—IATA  

Feb. 7 | The global air freight industry saw declining volumes for the first time since 2012 in 2019, the year also marking its weakest performance since the global financial crisis in 2009, according to the International Air Transport Association (IATA). Badly...

AsPac air freight volumes continue to fall despite e-commerce surge

AsPac air freight volumes continue to fall despite e-commerce surge

Jan. 10 | The global air freight market registered its 13th consecutive month of year-on-year decline in volume in November, with Asia-Pacific airlines sustaining the biggest contraction among regional carriers, according to data released by the International Air...

Air freight volume falls, passenger traffic grows below average in Sep

Air freight volume falls, passenger traffic grows below average in Sep

Nov. 8 | Global air freight demand fell in September, the 11th month in a row of year-on-year decline, while passenger markets continued their below-average growth, according to International Air Transport Association (IATA) data. Freight volumes decreased by...

Passengers want more control, less waiting—IATA survey

Passengers want more control, less waiting—IATA survey

Oct. 19 | Air passengers are looking to technology to improve their travel experience by giving them more control and reducing their wait times, according to the results of a global survey conducted by the International Air Transport Association (IATA). The IATA’s...

Air passenger volume grows but remains below trend, says IATA

Air passenger volume grows but remains below trend, says IATA

Oct. 16 | Global passenger demand showed a slight pickup in August 2019 year-on-year, but growth remains below the long-term trend, according to the latest data released by the International Air Transport Association (IATA). Air passenger traffic volume climbed...

ICAO, gov’ts agree to consider aviation emissions-reduction goal

ICAO, gov’ts agree to consider aviation emissions-reduction goal

Oct. 7 | Environment topped the agenda at a recent International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) assembly, where, for the first time, member states agreed to consider a long-term goal to reduce aviation emissions. This move by governments at the 40th Assembly...

Trade war heavily disrupting global air freight lanes—IATA

Trade war heavily disrupting global air freight lanes—IATA

Sep. 9 | Trade tensions are making a significant impact on the entire air cargo industry, with the poor performance of Asia-Pacific airlines a major contributor to the weak industry-wide performance, according to the International Air Transport Association (IATA). Global...