Study seeks standard measures against aviation fuel contamination
A pioneering local study on microbial contamination of aviation fuel and its handling system in the country has urged quality control agencies...
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.
African carriers recorded 7.5% traffic growth in 2017
International Air Transport Association (IATA), has announced global passenger traffic results for 2017, with Nigerian, South African, Ethiopian, and other African carriers pooling a 7.5 per cent rise in passenger traffic compared to 2016.
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.
The good, bad and ugly of air travel sector in 2017
Without doubt, it was indeed a fairly good year for the aviation industry in Nigeria. It was quite defining for policies and what to do with infrastructural deficit.
Growing business confidence excites operators globally
The growing business confidence in Nigeria’s aviation sector has been commended by the International Air Transport Association (IATA), describing it as positive for overall growth of air travel business in Africa. IATA, in a market analysis report released recently, said the business confidence level is on a three-year high, leading to at least 7.5…
Africa’s airlines to Incur $100 Million loss In 2018, says IATA
Africa’s airlines are expected to continue making a combined loss of $100 million in 2018, the same as 2017, in spite of an anticipated 8% growth in demand and capacity expansion of 7.5%. This is according to the International Air Transport Association’s (IATA’s) 2018 global airline industry forecast, which was presented by IATA’s Director-General and…
Air travel industry targets N11.8tr net profit in 2018
The global aviation industry has been projected to rake in the sum of N11.8 trillion ($38.4 billion) as net profit, being a 4.7 per cent net margin, in 2018.
IATA, AfDB sign pact to boost sector in Africa
International Air Transport Association (IATA), and the African Development Bank (AfDB), have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU), to establish a framework for collaboration to boost the aviation sector in Africa.