Strong Airline Profitability Continues in 2018

​Although operating margins may be squeezed by rising costs, IATA forecasts global industry net profit to rise to $38.4 billion in 2018, an improvement from the $34.5 billion expected net profit in 2017.

October Passenger Demand Rebounds from Weather-Impacted September

​IATA announced global passenger traffic results for October 2017 showing that demand rose 7.2% compared to the same month last year.

Air Freight Up 5.9% in October; Signals Strong Start to Q4

​Global air freight markets show that demand, measured in freight tonne kilometers (FTKs), rose 5.9% in October 2017 compared to the year-earlier period. A slowdown from the annual growth recorded in September 2017 but still exceeded the growth rate over the past decade

News Brief: IATA DGR for Electronic Flight Bags Takes Off

Emirates Airline is the launch customer for the IATA Dangerous Goods Regulations (DGR) for Electronic Flight Bags

NewGen ISS Approved by PAConf, Will Modernize, Transform Agent-Airline Settlements

​NewGen ISS represents the most extensive and ambitious modernization of the IATA Billing and Settlement Plan (BSP) since it was created in 1971

IATA Introduces I-ASC Survey to Enhance Safety through a Safety Culture

I-ASC will provides tangible, unbiased and measurable insight that airlines can benchmark by country, region, or alliance.

IATA Urges Swift GASeP Implementation

​ICAO's Global Aviation Security Plan will address four challenges to improve security

IATA Calls for Valuable Lessons to be learnt from PED Ban

​IATA called for aviation security to be further strengthened by addressing four key areas