Analyses and key forecasts for the industry, and perspectives on the world it operates in. 

Charts of the Week

Premium traffic and revenue are back on track

17 May 2024

Premium class traffic, which comprises both Business and First class, contributed to about 20% of the total passenger revenues on average over the 2011 to 2019 period while only representing 7% of total revenue passenger-kilometers (RPK).

Slow aircraft deliveries delay renewal benefits to airlines

10 May 2024

The pace at which new aircraft are delivered has slowed dramatically, firstly during the Covid-19 pandemic and since then, because of ongoing supply chain challenges.

Sustainable Aviation Fuels Pathways and Product Slate

3 May 2024

Aviation Net-zero CO2 2050 aspirations need various measures, including fleet renewal, operational efficiency, and the adoption of sustainable aviation fuel (SAF). 


Aviation Value Chain

15 February 2024

An analysis of investor returns in 2022 within the aviation value chain. This publication provides insight and interpretation from IATA into the 2022 economic performance of the aviation value chain. 

Heightened Policy Uncertainty

9 January 2024

We look at key risks to the global economy and to air transportation in this qualitative assessment of likelihood of occurrences and potential impacts of a selection of events.