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20.02.2020

COVID-19 Cuts Demand and Revenues

The initial assessment of the impact of the Novel Coronavirus 2019 outbreak shows a potential 13% full-year loss of passenger demand for carriers in the Asia-Pacific region

  • Press Release
  • Safety & Flight Operations
  • Asia Pacific
18.02.2020

Airlines and Posts Cooperate Globally for a Sustainable and Reliable Cross-border Airmail Network

The aim is to promote the development and expansion of safe, secure, accessible and high-quality airmail and air cargo services.

  • Press Release
17.02.2020

Safety & Flight Ops Conference Aims for 20/20 Safety Vision

IATA announced that “20/20 Vision: Focusing on the Future,” will be the theme of IATA's 2020 edition of the Safety and Flight Ops Conference.

  • Press Release
  • Safety & Flight Operations
  • All Regions
13.02.2020

IATA Reaffirms Support for the Expansion the existing El Dorado Airport in Bogota

IATA supports the expansion of the existing El Dorado Airport in Bogota, versus the plan to build a second airport which would handle some of the commercial passenger and cargo traffic

  • Press Release
06.02.2020

Slower but Steady Growth in 2019

The 2019 full-year global passenger traffic results show that demand rose by 4.2% compared to 2018

  • Press Release
  • Economics & Traffic Results
  • Passenger Experience
  • Africa & Middle East (AME)
  • All Regions
  • Asia Pacific
  • Europe
  • North Asia
  • The Americas
05.02.2020

2019 Worst Year for Air Freight Demand Since 2009

2019 air freight demand fell by 3.3% compared to 2018, while capacity rose by 2.1%

  • Press Release
  • Cargo
  • Economics & Traffic Results
  • Africa & Middle East (AME)
  • All Regions
  • Asia Pacific
  • Europe
  • North Asia
  • The Americas
03.02.2020

The Honorable Elaine L. Chao is Keynote Speaker at IATA Legal Symposium 2020

IATA annnounced The Honorable Elaine L. Chao, U.S. Secretary of Transportation, will address IATA’s Legal Symposium in New York on 19-21 February 2020.

  • Press Release
  • Legal & Regulatory
  • All Regions
30.01.2020

IATA and XCHG’s CBL Markets Announce the World’s First Airline Carbon Exchange

The Airline Carbon Exchange will serve as a centralized marketplace for CORSIA eligible emission units

  • Press Release
  • Environment
  • All Regions
30.01.2020

Strengthening Cooperation on Standards for Intermodal Travel

IATA signed an MoU with the International Union of Railways focusing on data exchange standards

  • Press Release
  • Airline Distribution
  • All Regions
25.01.2020

Statement on Coronavirus Outbreak in Wuhan (China)

IATA is closely monitoring developments related to the Coronavirus outbreak in China

  • Press Release
  • Safety & Flight Operations
  • North Asia
10.01.2020

Statement on Ukrainian International Airlines (PS 752)

It is an outrage that a civil aircraft is downed even inadvertently by military action

  • Press Release
  • Other
  • Safety & Flight Operations
  • Africa & Middle East (AME)
09.01.2020

Stable Passenger Demand Growth in November

November 2019 passenger demand rose 3.3% compared to the same month in 2018

  • Press Release
  • Economics & Traffic Results
  • Passenger Experience
  • Africa & Middle East (AME)
  • All Regions
  • Asia Pacific
  • Europe
  • North Asia
  • The Americas
08.01.2020

Air Freight Demand Down 1.1% in November 2019

Global air freight markets showed that November 2019 demand, measured in (FTKs decreased by 1.1% compared to the same period in 2018.

  • Press Release
  • Cargo
  • Economics & Traffic Results
  • Africa & Middle East (AME)
  • All Regions
  • Asia Pacific
  • Europe
  • North Asia
  • The Americas
18.12.2019

IATA Concerned over Guarulhos City Council’s Plans for the Imposition of an Environmental Tax at Sao Paulo’s Airport

IATA voices concerns over the proposed imposition of an Environmental Preservation Fee (TPA), to be paid by all Guarulhos passengers, Sao Paulo’s main international airport.

  • Press Release
  • Environment
  • The Americas
16.12.2019

Management Developments

IATA announced changes to its Strategic Leadership Team and corporate structure.

  • Press Release
  • IATA Matters
  • Other
  • All Regions
12.12.2019

IATA to Improve Efficiency of Cargo Handling Audits

IATA has launched a new programme to raise global standards in cargo handling operations.

  • Press Release
  • Cargo
  • All Regions
12.12.2019

Carbon Emissions Per Passenger Decrease More Than 50% Since 1990

This progress is a combination of investments in more efficient aircraft and operational efficiencies

  • Press Release
  • Environment
  • All Regions
11.12.2019

After Challenging Year, Improvement Expected for 2020

IATA forecast a net profit of $29.3 billion in 2020 for the global airline industry, improved over a net profit of $25.9 billion expected in 2019

  • Press Release
  • Cargo
  • Economics & Traffic Results
  • Environment
  • Passenger Experience
  • Safety & Flight Operations
  • Security
  • All Regions
11.12.2019

25by2025 gains momentum with 59* airlines joining the campaign

IATA announced that 59 airlines have committed to the 25by2025 campaign which seeks to address gender balance in civil aviation.

  • Press Release
  • Value of Aviation
  • All Regions
11.12.2019

Industry Steps Up Efforts Against Rogue Lithium Battery Shipments

IATA, in partnership with GSF, FIATA and TIACA, are amplifying their efforts to ensure the safe air transport of lithium batteries

  • Press Release
  • Security
  • All Regions
10.12.2019

Opportunity for Aviation in Europe’s Green Deal

IATA asked the European Union to support aviation's energy transition to sustainable aviation fuels (SAF) as part of the bloc's Green Deal

  • Press Release
  • Environment
  • All Regions
05.12.2019

Moderate Slowdown in Passenger Demand Growth

Global passenger traffic data for October 2019 showed that demand climbed 3.4% compared to the year-ago period.

  • Press Release
  • Economics & Traffic Results
  • Passenger Experience
  • Africa & Middle East (AME)
  • All Regions
  • Asia Pacific
  • Europe
  • North Asia
  • The Americas
04.12.2019

IATA Launches Innovation Platform Powered by Plug and Play

IATA announced the creation of Accelerate@IATA, an industry level innovation platform designed to support airlines and their value chain partners by speeding up new technology implementation around IATA standards

  • Press Release
  • Value of Aviation
  • All Regions
04.12.2019

Air Cargo Peak Season off to Slow Start, Annual Demand down 3.5% in October

Global air freight markets for October 2019 showed that demand, measured in FTKs, decreased by 3.5% in October 2019 compared to the same period in 2018

  • Press Release
  • Cargo
  • Economics & Traffic Results
  • Africa & Middle East (AME)
  • All Regions
  • Asia Pacific
  • Europe
  • North Asia
  • The Americas
03.12.2019

Fly Safely, Drink Responsibly Campaign Takes Off in Norway

IATA, in coordination with Norwegian stakeholders launched a campaign called Fly Safely, Drink Responsibly to encourage passengers to think about their alcohol consumption before flying.

  • Press Release
  • Passenger Experience
  • Safety & Flight Operations
  • Europe
28.11.2019

Boost for Efforts to Tackle Unruly Passengers as MP14 Set to Come into Force

MP14 enhances the capacity of states to curb the escalation in the severity and frequency of unruly behavior on board aircraft

  • Press Release
  • Passenger Experience
  • All Regions
20.11.2019

Competitiveness of aviation in the Netherlands crucial for jobs and prosperity

IATA released analysis showing that a more competitive air transport sector in the Netherlands could generate nearly €8 billion in extra GDP for the nation's economy by 2037

  • Press Release
  • Air Traffic Management
  • Legal & Regulatory
  • Value of Aviation
  • Europe
19.11.2019

Boosting aviation competitiveness in Germany will create new jobs and prosperity

IATA released a new study showing that a more competitive air transport sector in Germany could generate an additional €49 billion in GDP for the nation's economy

  • Press Release
  • Air Traffic Management
  • Economics & Traffic Results
  • Value of Aviation
  • Europe
19.11.2019

A Sustainable Industry for all Europe’s Citizens

IATA called on governments to create a sustainable aviation industry that protects the environment and increases connectivity opportunities

  • Press Release
  • Environment
  • Europe
13.11.2019

Improving accessibility and inclusion in air travel – first industry event wraps up in Dubai

IATA concluded its inaugural Global Accessibility Symposium to improve the air travel experience for passengers with disabilities

  • Press Release
  • Passenger Experience
  • All Regions
11.11.2019

Four Priorities for African Aviation

IATA called on governments and industry in Africa to focus on safety, cost-competitiveness, opening the continent to travel and trade and gender diversity

  • Press Release
  • Value of Aviation
  • Africa & Middle East (AME)
07.11.2019

Passenger Demand Continues on Moderate Upward Path

The global passenger traffic results for September 2019 show that demand climbed 3.8% compared to the same month last year

  • Press Release
  • Economics & Traffic Results
  • Passenger Experience
  • Africa & Middle East (AME)
  • All Regions
  • Asia Pacific
  • Europe
  • North Asia
  • The Americas
06.11.2019

September Air Freight Volumes Remain Weak

September 2019 demand, measured in FTKs, decreased by 4.5% compared to the same period in 2018

  • Press Release
  • Cargo
  • Economics & Traffic Results
  • Africa & Middle East (AME)
  • All Regions
  • Asia Pacific
  • Europe
  • North Asia
  • The Americas
05.11.2019

Four Priorities Identified for MENA Aviation as Challenging Operating Environment Persists

IATA called to focus on cost competitiveness, infrastructure, harmonized regulation and gender equality

  • Press Release
  • Airport Infrastructure
  • Environment
  • Safety & Flight Operations
  • Value of Aviation
  • Africa & Middle East (AME)
28.10.2019

IATA Update on Regional Developments in Latin America

On the ALTA 2019 Leader's Forum, IATA's Regional VP for the Americas, Peter Cerdá, provided an update on the latest regional developments.

  • Press Release
  • Airport Infrastructure
  • Legal & Regulatory
  • Value of Aviation
  • The Americas
16.10.2019

More Control, Less Waiting - Top Priorities for Passengers

The results of the 2019 Global Passenger Survey show that passengers are looking to technology to improve their travel experience

  • Press Release
  • Passenger Experience
  • All Regions
15.10.2019

Technology to Drive Advances in Passenger Experience and Infrastructure

IATA called on governments to make the best use of modern technology to put the passenger at the center of the journey

  • Press Release
  • Passenger Experience
  • All Regions
10.10.2019

A more competitive air transport industry could generate 200,000 more jobs in Italy

IATA released a study showing that a more competitive air transport sector in Italy could generate nearly €20 billion in extra GDP to the nation's economy

  • Press Release
  • Value of Aviation
  • Europe
10.10.2019

August Sees Moderate Pick-up in Passenger Demand

August 2019 passenger demand (measured in total revenue passenger kilometers) climbed 3.8% compared to the year-ago period

  • Press Release
  • Economics & Traffic Results
  • Passenger Experience
  • Africa & Middle East (AME)
  • All Regions
  • Asia Pacific
  • Europe
  • North Asia
  • The Americas
09.10.2019

US-China Trade War Weighs Heavily on Air Cargo

Air freight markets demand, measured in FTKs, contracted by 3.9% in August 2019, compared to 2018. This marks the tenth consecutive month of year-on-year decline in freight volumes

  • Press Release
  • Cargo
  • Economics & Traffic Results
  • Africa & Middle East (AME)
  • All Regions
  • Asia Pacific
  • Europe
  • North Asia
  • The Americas
08.10.2019

Continued Prioritization of Aviation Essential to Supporting Jobs and GDP Growth in UAE

  • Press Release
  • Economics & Traffic Results
  • Africa & Middle East (AME)
04.10.2019

Airlines welcome significant progress made at 40th ICAO Assembly

IATA commended the significant progress made by governments at the 40th Assembly of ICAO.

  • Press Release
  • Air Traffic Management
  • All Regions
26.09.2019

IATA Launches Gender Diversity Campaign

The 25by2025 Campaign is an industry initiative to advance gender diversity in the airline industry by 2025

  • Press Release
  • Other
  • All Regions
26.09.2019

Statement: IATA Welcomes Decision to Allow Ancillary Revenues in Brazil

IATA welcomes the decision by the National Congress of Brazil to uphold the presidential veto on baggage allowance

  • Press Release
  • Passenger Experience
  • The Americas
25.09.2019

Industry High-level Group Launches Second Aviation Benefits Report

The report provides a consolidated view of aviation’s current socio-economic impacts, challenges, and objectives

  • Press Release
  • Economics & Traffic Results
  • All Regions
24.09.2019

Supporting Carbon Neutral Growth Tops Full Agenda at ICAO Assembly

IATA encourages ICAO member states to support the industry's efforts to address climate change impacts

  • Press Release
  • Environment
  • Passenger Experience
  • Safety & Flight Operations
  • All Regions
23.09.2019

IATA Launches Solution to Costly Airline Parts Challenges

IATA announced the launch of IATA MRO SmartHub, an online tool that brings much needed transparency to the market for aircraft components and parts

  • Press Release
  • Safety & Flight Operations
  • All Regions
23.09.2019

Statement on Bankruptcy of Thomas Cook

Statement from IATA on bankruptcy of Thomas Cook

  • Press Release
  • Other
  • Europe
19.09.2019

Preparing for a Digital Retailing Environment

​IATA announced that the AIRS will address transforming legacy distribution and payment processes into a digital retailing environment.

  • Press Release
  • Airline Distribution
  • Asia Pacific
17.09.2019

Improved Infrastructure, Connectivity, Safety & Technology Needed to Unlock Kenya’s Economy

IATA's study on the economic value of air transport and tourism to Kenya was presented at the IATA Regional Aviation Forum in Nairobi. It identifies opportunities for expansion over the next 20 years

  • Press Release
  • Value of Aviation
  • Africa & Middle East (AME)