Alexandre de Juniac
Local carriers, others record marginal air traffic growth
Passenger traffic in Nigeria and other African countries recorded a 4.9 percent growth at the closing stages of 2019.The International Air Transport Association’s (IATA) global passenger traffic results for November 2019
Airlines forecast $29.3 billion net profit in New Year
Challenges of the year 2019 notwithstanding, global airlines are warming up for more profitable 2020 with the net profit already anticipated to hit $29.3 billion.
African cargo freight surges by 12.6 per cent amid global slump
Cargo freight by African carrier recorded a 12.6 surge in the month of October amid slight decline in the global air freight market. The International Air Transport Association...
Passenger traffic stays moderate amid global challenges in aviation
Despite the pressure on air travel business globally, passenger traffic stayed moderate in September 2019, as demand climbed 3.8 per cent compared to the same month last year.
‘Low-cost infrastructure, regional cooperation to sustain aviation growth in Africa, others’
The International Air Transport Association (IATA), yesterday, said low-cost infrastructural development and regional cooperation would secure the future and growth of aviation in Africa and the Middle East region.
Passengers identify security screening, delays as biggest pain points
Air travellers have identified airport security screening process and delays as the two of their biggest pain points when travelling.
Civil aviation makes progress on low carbon emission agenda
The global civil aviation community has made progress in the effort to reduce carbon emission, with new guidelines to half the current level by 2050.
Airlines push for 25 per cent women aviator by 2025
Airlines are aiming to narrow the gender imbalance in the air travel sector, with a new target of at least one in every four related-jobs to be occupied by women-folks by 2025.
Airlines rally aviation community to low carbon emission, drone integration, others
International airlines have urged the global aviation community to give priority to issues of climate change, drone usage and its integration, among other issues, facing the development of the future of the industry.