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Boeing forecasts demand for more than 35,000 new airplanes

PARIS, France - Boeing projects a demand for more than 35,000 new airplanes over the next 20 years, valued at $4.8 trillion.

Freight markets weaken in March

GENEVA, Switzerland – The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released figures showing that air freight markets weakened in March, and that the improvement in air cargo growth rates that

Airlines industry – latest industry outlook and financial forecast

GENEVA, Switzerland - The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced an upward revision to its industry financial outlook.

IATA: Airlines to welcome 3.6 billion passengers in 2016

GENEVA, Switzerland - The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released an industry traffic forecast showing that airlines expect to welcome some 3.6 billion passengers in 2016.

IATA: Demand for air travel continues to grow

GENEVA, Switzerland - The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced global traffic results for April showing that total passenger demand rose 6.1% while freight demand was 4.2% down on

National Air Transport Forum set for Dar es Salaam meeting

(eTN) - Tanzania’s aviation sector is set to convene in Dar es Salaam on Wednesday and Thursday this week to discuss opportunities and constraints for the airline industry, bringing an estimated 200

July-August 2011 IATA Airlines Financial Monitor released

Financial indicatorsAirline share prices down a quarter this year as financial markets get more bearish

Countdown to the world’s largest commercial aviation event

The countdown to the 17th World Routes has begun. In exactly one month, the largest and most exciting event for the commercial aviation industry will take place in Berlin.

Telling aviation’s story

July and August remind me of the many great things that aviation makes possible. We are a force for good in the world, driving progress, growth, and wealth — both material and of the human spirit.

Iceland volcanic ash affected more sectors than global aviation, Oxford Economics...

(eTN) - The April 14, 2010 eruption by Iceland’s Eyjafjallajokull Volcano, which spewed an ash plume which rose over three kilometers, gave not only the global travel and tourism sector heavy beatin

Tourism authorities need to get with the times

As global tourism numbers dwindle, one organization is putting tourism authorities in front of airlines in a bid to change the way the industry works.

Global aviation summit explores low-carbon flight

Developing a pathway towards the use of sustainable biofuels on commercial flights will be top of the agenda at the fourth Aviation and Environment Summit that begins today in Geneva, Switzerland.

Global airline capacity and flight volumes continue to decline, statistics reveal

The world's airlines have scheduled 4.9 percent fewer flights for March 2009 compared with the same month last year, with a 3.3 percent drop in seat capacity, according to the latest statistics from O

IATA issues forecast for 2009

According to the International Air Transport Association (IATA),the world's airlines are expected to lose US$2.5 billion in 2009.Forecast highlights are:

Forecast for air traffic gets bleaker

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has released its report for international air traffic for October and the numbers are not good.