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Spotlight / 2023
- November 24. IATA: Namibia clean as a whistle
- November 9. September passenger demand provides solid end to third quarter
- Published November 9. September Passenger Analysis
- November 8. Air Cargo demand up 1.9% in September, sustaining moderate growth momentum
- Published November 7. September Freight Analysis
- October 6. [EVENT: AASA AGA] Call to Action: Succeeding together - IATA Focus Africa
- October 5. IATA's Walsh says meeting demand more important than 2019 recovery
- Published October 4. August Passenger Analysis
- October 4. Passenger demand recovery continues in August
- Published October 3. August Freight Analysis
- September 6. Strong passenger demand continues in July
- Published September 6. July Passenger Analysis
- September 5. African airlines report strong growth in cargo volumes
- Published September 5. July Freight Analysis
- 8 August. IATA reports an easing in the contraction of air cargo demand in June
- 8 August. Northern summer travel season off to a strong start
- Published August 8. June Passenger Analysis
- Published August 7. June Freight Analysis
- July 5. Strong air travel growth continues in May as load factor rises to 2019 levels
- July 5. African airlines see 2% drop in cargo demand in May: IATA
News / 2023
- Industry-wide revenue passenger-kilometers (RPKs) increased 28.4% year-on-year (YoY) in August. Compared to 2019 levels, passenger traffic recovered to 95.7%.
- Available seat-kilometers (ASKs) rose at a slower annual pace of 24.9%, lifting passenger load factors (PLFs) close to pre-pandemic levels. The PLF in August was 84.6%, 1.1 ppts lower than the PLF for the same month in 2019.
- Domestic passenger traffic grew 9.2% over pre-pandemic levels. Most monitored markets saw stable growth in domestic traffic, while Japan experienced disruptions due to Typhoon Khanun.
- The recovery of international RPKs remained at 88.5% of 2019 levels. Regions experienced different outcomes while Asia Pacific carriers continued to restore international traffic.
- Ticket sales data signaled unwinding domestic demand while international bookings remained on the same positive trend.
African airlines seat capacity up 25.6% YoY
African airlines saw 26.1% YoY growth in international RPKs in August. Traffic levels are still approaching full recovery, maintaining their upward trends observed since earlier this year . August capacity was up 25.5 % and load factor rose 0.4 percentage points to 76.2 %.
Passenger traffic expanded further in August…
In August, industry-wide revenue passengerkilometers (RPKs) grew 28.4% year-on-year (YoY) and reached 95.7% of August 2019 levels. In seasonallyadjusted terms, passenger traffic increased 1.0% month-on-month (MoM), indicating a slowing but still positive trend globally. Download the full report...