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Spotlight / 2023
- January 10. Global demand for air cargo tailing off: IATA
- January 10. Air travel recovery continues
- Published January 9. November Passenger Analysis
- Published January 9. November Freight Analysis
Spotlight / 2022
- December 9. A return to industry profitability in 2023
- December 6.
- December 1. Africa's air cargo market contracts over 8%
- December 1. October Passenger Demand & Forward Bookings Signal Continuing Recovery
- Published December 1. October Passenger Analysis
- Published December 1. October Freight Analysis
- November 7. IATA reports air cargo demand in September was down, year-on-year
- November 7. Air passenger traffic continued a strong recovery in September
- Published November 7. September Air Passenger Analysis
- Published November 7. September Air Freight Analysis
- October 20. Aviation safety to benefit from Risk-Based IOSA
- October 14. IATA Regional Vice-President AME addresses AASA's AGA on resilience and growth in these uncertain times
- October 6. IATA reports continued recovery in air passenger traffic during August
- October 6. African airlines cargo volumes up 1% in August
- Published October 6. August Air Passenger Analysis
- Published October 6. August Air Freight Analysis
- September 7. July Passenger Demand Remains Strong
- September 7. Air Cargo Tracks Near Pre-COVID Levels
- August 5. African airlines see 103.6% rise in demand for passenger travel
- August 4. Africa air cargo volumes increase by 5.7% in June
- Published August 4. June Air Passenger Market Analysis
News / 2023
- In November, industry-wide RPKs increased by 41.3% year-on-year (YoY), reaching 75.3% of pre-pandemic levels.
- The global domestic market now stands at 77.9% of 2019 levels. While passenger traffic within China P.R. has not recovered, no further decreases were observed. Other major domestic markets presented wide-ranging but still strong traffic results this month.
- International passenger traffic nearly doubled from last November, achieving 85.2% YoY growth and 73.7% of November 2019 levels. Major international routes continued to deliver strong results and tracked near pre-pandemic levels.
- Industry-wide seat capacity, measured in available-seat kilometers (ASKs), grew slightly compared to October in seasonally adjusted terms. Overall, seat capacity continued to maintain a strong positive trend.
African airlines' passenger demand up 83.5% Y-o-Y
African airlines' international RPKs grew by 83.5% YoY in November, bringing the level to 20.0% short of November 2019 figures. Capacity was up 48.4% and load factor climbed 14.2 percentage points to 74.3%, the lowest among regions.
Recovery momentum sustained
Industry-wide revenue passenger-kilometers (RPKs)
grew by 41.3% YoY in November. Recovery to 2019
levels now stands at 75.3% (Chart 1). The month of
November usually presents lower traffic levels
compared to high activity periods such as the
northern hemisphere summer season. Despite actual
global RPKs being lower than the month prior, the
industry continued to recover on a seasonally
Global passenger load factors (PLF) remained above 80% in November. International traffic achieved an 80.9% passenger load factor, while domestic traffic reached 80.7%.
Major domestic markets have seen diverging developments
Domestic RPK growth (airline region of registration basis), YoY% change versus 2019.
In November, the recovery in industry wide domestic RPKs remained broadly unchanged compared to October. Now global figures sit 22.3% below those of November 2019. Download the full report.