Alexandre de Juniac
A new survey has shown that more travellers are confident to travel by air despite the pandemic. The survey released by the International Air Transport Association
African airlines have recorded a slump in passenger traffic following travel restrictions imposed by countries trying to ward-off new variants of coronavirus. Though the decline was not peculiar, the airlines recorded 66.1 per cent traffic drop in January -- a modest improvement compared to a 68.8 per cent decline recorded in December, versus a year…
African region recorded a marginal increase in air cargo demand for 2020, despite a global decline due to the effects of the coronavirus pandemic.
Global airlines have urged governments to partner with the air transport industry to devise plans to safely re-link people, business and economies when the COVID-19 epidemiological situation permits.
The year 2020 will not be forgotten in a hurry, owing to the global disruption in all fields of human endeavour, largely because of the outbreak of the novel coronavirus, code-named as COVID-19.
Airlines in Nigeria and other African countries have recorded a 76.7 per cent dip in passenger traffic amid a global slump in recovery.
Some airline operators have expressed displeasure over the sharing formula adopted for the distribution of N4 billion aviation bailout funds, saying it skewed the largesse in favour of few airlines.
16 Dec 2020
Worried by the challenges facing global air travel in the COVID-19 era, airlines have drawn up a market stimulation strategy for governments to adopt to enable the industry to recover.
14 Dec 2020
Airline operators have said the current fare hike would outlive the coming festivities. Admitting that the increase was not arbitrary, the players noted that a surplus in demand that typically follows
9 Dec 2020
The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has released October data for global air freight markets showing that air cargo demand continues to improve but at a slower pace than the previous month and remains below previous year levels.
4 Dec 2020
Bickering over the right amount of bailout to inject into aviation and revival of local airlines has taken more time than necessary. But as financial liquidity is critical, so too is the imperative of enabling...
12 Nov 2020
The International Air Transport Association (IATA) and the International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) have again appealed for urgent government intervention to prevent an employment catastrophe in the global aviation industry.