African airlines get 11.6% share as global passenger demand rises
The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has announced global passenger traffic results for March 2018 showing that demand (measured in revenue passenger kilometers, or RPKs) rose 9.5 per cent, compared to the same month a year ago, the fastest pace in 12 months. Capacity (available seat kilometers, or ASKs) grew 6.4 per cent and load…
IATA rates airspace agency’s billing system high
The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has lauded the Nigerian Airspace Management Agency (NAMA) for its consistency in rendering qualitative bills in the last three years. This feat, according to IATA, has ensured that the error rate in bills posted by the agency for its services to airlines has reduced to less than two per…
IATA records 7.6 per cent traffic upsurge
International Air Transport Association (IATA) has disclosed a 7.6 per cent rise in global traffic movement for the month of February 2018, compared to the same period in 2017. The result shows a rebound in traffic growth following the slower demand experienced in January, which was owing to temporary factors including the later timing of…
Thinking about aviation infrastructure in Africa
Air travel in Africa can be notoriously difficult relative to most other parts of the world. Tickets are significantly more costly for similar flight times and distances.
Wakanow partners with IATA, airlines to reduce airfares
In a quest to reduce airfares for Nigerians and to ensure affordable airfares for customers, Wakanow has teamed up with the International Air Transport Association (IATA) and key Airlines to actualise that.
IATA targets one billion passengers on sustainable fuel flights
The International Air transport Association (IATA), has set a target of at least one billion passengers for flights powered by a mix of jet fuel and Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF) by 2025.
‘Strategic infrastructure upgrade to enhance safety, new traffic at airports’
Guide to Sleeping in Airports survey 2017 again listed Nigerian international airports among the worst in the world. Port-Harcourt International Airport...
IATA welcomes open sky treaty to enhance intra-African travel business
International Air Transport Association (IATA) yesterday welcomed the launch of the Single African Air Transport Market (SAATM) initiative by the African Union (AU) to open up Africa’s skies and improve intra-African air connectivity.
Passenger traffic surges by 7.3%, boosts business confidence
International Air Transport Association (IATA) has announced global passenger traffic results for November 2017 showing continued robust demand and boost for business confidence in the New Year.