International Air Transport Association

August 27, 2010 - 7:32am
Air transport traffic continues an unexpectedly robust recovery, but weak con...

Statistics released by the International Air Transport Association (IATA) for the month of July clearly reflect an ongoing recovery in the air transport market. But factors such as fragile consumer confidence and the end of the restocking cycle stand to slow the pace, both in the passenger and cargo sectors, according to IATA director general and CEO Giovanni Bisignani.

July 9, 2010 - 6:23am
Latin American carriers posted the fastest growth in demand during May....

Traffic among the world's airlines returned to pre-recession levels in May, following a brief interruption a month earlier of an otherwise steady recovery during the year, according to statistics released by the International Air Transport Association (IATA).

June 7, 2010 - 9:13am

The International Air Transportation Association (IATA) issued a rather stunning projection today that the world’s airlines will actually turn a profit this year of $2.5 billion. The forecast comes not three months after IATA projected a loss of $2.8 billion.

May 14, 2010 - 7:28am
European Commission vice president for transport Siim Kallas has called the c...

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has estimated that airlines lost $1.7 billion in revenue during the six days the eruption of a volcano on Iceland spewed ash across the continent, completely closing airspace in the UK and severely disrupting operations throughout the northern part of Europe.

May 5, 2010 - 6:19am

ARGUS IS-BAO Audits Go Platinum
Aviation Research Group/US (Booth No. 843) has completed more than 25 combination IS-BAO/ARGUS audits since developing a single-audit protocol that combines the International Business Aircraft Council’s International Standard Business Aircraft Operations (IS-BAO) and the ARGUS Platinum Rating.

April 28, 2010 - 5:46am

The world's airline industry posted yet another banner month in March, as demand for international passenger service grew 10.3 percent and cargo demand increased 28.1 percent over the same month a year earlier, according to statistics released today by the International Air Transport Association.

March 26, 2010 - 11:08am
IATA’s improved financial forecast shows a two-track recovery with airlines i...

A better-than-expected start to 2010 has prompted the International Air Transport Association (IATA) to significantly improve its forecast for anticipated airline losses this year. On March 11, it halved the forecast loss for its member carriers from the $5.6 billion it predicted in December 2009 to $2.8 billion.

March 2, 2010 - 5:27am

In perhaps another sign of an impending recovery for the world’s air transport industry, international scheduled air traffic for January rose 6.4 percent compared with the same period a year ago, according to figures released today by the International Air Transport Association (IATA.) The relatively robust gain came as airlines increased capacity by a mere 1.2 percent during the month, resulting in a load factor increase of 3.7 points, from 7

February 2, 2010 - 11:37pm

Asia desperately needs political consensus and a framework on how to move forward with air traffic management (ATM) as the U.S. and Europe forge ahead with their respective NextGen and Sesar programs. If such a consensus is forthcoming then the Asia-Pacific region could quickly jump ahead by skipping a generation of technology. But if it does not happen, it could become a global air transport bottleneck.