Nigerian, other African airlines may lose another $200m in 2020
The International Air Transport Association (IATA) yesterday released its forecast for the year 2020, with Nigerian airlines and their African counterparts again projected to lose $200 million.
Global passenger traffic rises by 3.4% ahead of peak season
The International Air Transport Association (IATA) yesterday announced global passenger traffic data for October 2019, showing that demand climbed 3.4 per cent compared to the year-ago period.
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.
‘Every additional tax, charges slow airlines, aviation growth’
The International Air Transport Association (IATA) yesterday warned Nigerian and other African governments that additional taxes and charges would further stifle the growth of airlines in particular, and the industry in general.
‘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.
Airlines make gains as traffic surges by 3.8 per cent
Airlines have recorded a marginal rise in gains as passenger traffic surged by 3.8 per cent in August.
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.
‘Improved infrastructure, open skies, others key to unlocking aviation economy’
The International Air Transport Association (IATA), yesterday, reiterated the imperatives of improved infrastructure, connectivity, safety, and technology, if Nigeria and other African countries must unlock the aviation economy.
Summer travels surge air traffic by 3.6 per cent
Global passenger demand has recorded a marginal growth due to summer peak period that is now coming to an end. The estimate, according to the International Air Transport Association’s (IATA) factsheet for July, expects a higher margin in August – the peak of the summer holidays.