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Sustainable growth within grasp

Aviation’s big idea – perhaps its biggest, and one that I am sure will increasingly capture media attention as 2016 progresses – is carbon-neutral growth (CNG). In line with historical trends, air travel is in high demand, with an average 3.8%...
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Recipe for African aviation

Africa needs safe, efficient and affordable air transport links to make the most of its people and resources. It is no easy task, says IATA’s Tony Tyler. The all-accident rate in Africa last year was 11.18 for every million flights, far higher than...
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Air freight load factors sink

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released data for global air freight markets showing that air cargo volumes measured by freight tonne kilometers rose just 0.5% in October compared to a year ago. Year-over-year expansion fell back...

Aviation industry must stand united

Unless aviation is united on a vision for a sustainable future, governments will limit its license to grow. This is the view of IATA’s director general and CEO, Tony Tyler who was speaking during the 47th annual AFRAA General Assembly in...

Africa set for strong air connectivity expansion

Aviation is the lifeblood of Africa, supporting 6.9 million jobs and $80 billion in GDP. “It sends African goods and its people out into the world and brings in economic investment, tourism, trade and aid,” says Tony Tyler, IATA...
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Air freight markets grow slightly in September

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has released data for global air freight markets showing very modest growth in September. Measured in Freight Tonne Kilometers, air cargo volumes rose 1.0% compared to the same month a year ago....

Air freight slowdown continues

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released data for global air freight markets showing a slowdown in growth for air cargo demand in June. Air freight volumes measured in freight tonne kilometers (FTK) rose just 1.2% compared to a...