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IATA: airlines more profitable again in 2020

The global airline industry is expected to improve its net profit next year to $29.3 billion up from $25.9 billion this year, the International Air Transport Association (IATA) said in its 2020 forecast. While others disagree and expect the world economy to contract...

China to Become Largest Market in World by 2022- IATA

IATA has published its latest 20 year aviation forecast, and projects that China will overtake the US in terms of passenger traffic by 2022.  The following graphic shows the top 10 markets in 2016 and 2036.  It is clear that traffic growth in Asia will change the...

City pairs explode

IATA released data showing that this year airlines across the world connected a record number of cities, with unique city-pair connections exceeding 20,000 for the first time. The annual percentage increase in the number of city pairs served was the largest since 2004...

Airline traffic growth back

IATA reports that airline traffic is growing again.  Take a look at the table below. IATA noted: "...June showing that demand (measured in total revenue passenger kilometers or RPKs) rose by 7.8% compared to the year-ago period. This was in line with the 7.7% growth...

City pairs explode

IATA released data showing that this year airlines across the world connected a record number of cities, with unique...