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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
News / 2022
- Industry-wide RPKs increased by 57.0% year-on-year in September 2022, reaching 73.8% of pre-pandemic levels and continuing the post-covid recovery.
- Total Domestic traffic grew by 6.9%this month, reaching 81.0% of the September 2019 level. Most of the main domestic markets continue to achieve strong results, trending close to pre-covid levels. However, renewed restrictions in China P.R. resulted in a sharp drop in domestic traffic.
- International passenger traffic achieved 122.2% YoY growth, now reaching 69.9% of 2019 levels this month. Major international routes are still tracking near 2019 levels, with the exception of routes between Asia Pacific and the rest of the world continue which continue to lag.
- Passenger load factors are close to or above those achieved in 2019 and averaged 81.6% industry-wide this month, Industry-wide seat capacity decreased slightly, developments across regions diverge.
- Forward bookings provide an optimistic outlook for both international and domestic passenger traffic for the months to come, despite macroeconomic headwinds.
African airlines' passenger demand up 90.5% YoY
African Airlines saw a 90.5% rise in September RPKs versus a year ago. September 2022 capacity was up 47.2% and load factor climbed 16.7 percentage points to 73.6%, the lowest among regions.
Sustained momentum in September
In September 2022, Industry-wide revenue
passenger-kilometers (RPKs) grew by 57.0% YoY.
Global passengertraffic is now at 73.8% of 2019 levels
and has been stable for the past three months. Historically, the month of September has always
been marked by lower traffic levels compared to the
high summer periods. However, seasonally adjusted
data continue to illustrate strong industry momentum.
Passenger load factors (PLF) remained stable this month and continue to trend near pre-pandemic levels. Download the full report.