Traffic recovery slower than expected

IATA estimates that global passenger traffic (revenue passenger kilometers or RPKs) will not return to pre-COVID-19 levels until 2024, a year later than previously projected.

A hard winter ahead

The continuing COVID-19 pandemic will make it a tough northern winter for the majority of airlines.

The first signs of recovery

After plunging 94.3% in April 2020 compared with April 2019, demand for air travel is on the rise.

Transporting vaccines by air

Air cargo has been critical in the global fight against COVID-19, transporting vital equipment and medicines to those that have needed them most, writes Andrea Gruber.