2019 Worst Year for Air Freight Demand Since 2009

2019 Worst Year for Air Freight Demand Since 2009

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released full-year 2019 data for global air freight markets showing that demand, measured in freight tonne kilometers (FTKs), fell by 3.3% compared to 2018 while capacity (AFTK) rose by 2.1%. This was the first...
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AIRLINE BUSINESS CONFIDENCE INDEX

AIRLINE BUSINESS CONFIDENCE INDEX

IATA – January 2020 SURVEY KEY POINTS • Our January 2020 survey of airline CFOs and Heads of Cargo shows that both demand and profitability for airlines weakened in Q4 2019 but expectations for the future in terms of demand...
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AirAsia bosses step down amid Airbus bribery scandal

AirAsia bosses step down amid Airbus bribery scandal

AirAsia has announced that both its CEO and chairman will step down from their roles temporarily amidst claims they accepted a bribe from Airbus in return for an aircraft order. It’s claimed the payment was in exchange for AirAsia placing...
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Evaluating the implementation of performance-based fuel uplift regulation for airline operation

Evaluating the implementation of performance-based fuel uplift regulation for airline operation

While fuel regulations traditionally rely on a prescriptive safety margin approach that includes a significant buffer for fuel loadings, the current enhancements in computational power and understanding of in-flight uncertainties allow for the implementation o...
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Global commercial passenger airlines and travel health information regarding infection control and the prevention of infectious disease: What’s in a website?

Global commercial passenger airlines and travel health information regarding infection control and the prevention of infectious disease: What’s in a website?

Air travel has never been easier, cheaper or faster, with large volumes of people travelling around the world. These factors increase the risk of the spread of infectious diseases by air travel. Little is known, however, about the extent to...
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