IATA Press Releases
IATA announced industry performance statistics for 2016 showing that airlines carried 3.8 billion passengers on scheduled services last year. This information is included in the 2017 edition of the IATA World Air Transport Statistics (WATS), the yearbook of the airline industry’s performance.
August capacity increased by 6.3%, and load factor climbed to 84.5%, just below the record for the month set in 2015.
French Air Navigation Service provider, DSNA, and IATA have agreed to cooperate on the development of a French Air Traffic Management Strategy
IATA released data for global air freight markets showing that demand, measured in freight tonne kilometers (FTKs), increased by 12.1% in August 2017, compared to the same period a year ago. This was the fifth time in six months of double-digit gains on the previous year’s performance.
IATA and the World Customs Organization announced that IATA's Cargo-XML messaging standard has been fully integrated into WCO's Cargo Targeting System, a risk assessment tool available to WCO member countries worldwide.
IATA called for greater urgency in the partnership between governments and airlines to keep aviation at the leading edge of industries in managing their climate change impact.
IATA highlighted five priorities which must be addressed in order for aviation to deliver maximum economic and social benefits in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region.
IATA forecasts Africa will be a market of 350 million airline passengers by 2035 and identified four priorities which must be addressed if aviation is to deliver maximum economic and social benefits for the countries on the continent.
IATA announced new data showing that aviation and aviation-induced tourism support 280,000 jobs and contribute $4.4 billion to Peru’s economy, equivalent to 2.1% of the country’s GDP.
PANSA (the Polish Air Navigation Service Provider) and IATA have agreed to work together with other aviation stakeholders to develop a National Airspace Strategy (NAS) for Poland.
IATA calls on the European Union to significantly strengthen economic regulation of major European airport monopolies by focusing on the interests of passengers
IATA released data for global air freight markets showing that demand,
measured in freight tonne kilometers (FTKs), increased by 11.4% in July 2017 compared
to the same period a year ago
Total revenue passenger kilometers rose 6.8%, compared to July last year, down from 7.7% year-over-year growth in June.