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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
- Published May 4. March Passenger Analysis
News / 2023
- Global passenger traffic exhibited strong growth in March, with industry-wide revenue passenger-kilometers (RPKs) increasing by 52.4% year-on-year (YoY) and reaching 88.0% of March 2019 levels.
- Domestic RPKs were almost fully recovered, only 1.1% below pre-pandemic levels after growing 34.1% YoY.
- The annual growth in international RPKs was 68.9%, demonstrating resilient demand for air travel. International load factors also climbed to 80.7%, slightly higher than their pre-pandemic level.
- The reopening of China and easing of travel restrictions has accelerated the recovery of domestic and international traffic. Asia Pacific carriers experienced the fastest annual growth in total RPKs at 158.9%, with a significant increase in international passengers between the region and the rest of the world.
African airlines' passenger traffic rose 71.7% in March
African airlines’ traffic rose 71.7% in March 2023 versus a year ago, the second highest among the regions. March capacity was up 56.2% and load factor climbed 6.5 percentage points to 72.2%, lowest among the regions.
Demand and capacity growth continued in March…
The strong recovery in global passenger traffic continued in March with industry-wide revenuepassenger kilometers (RPKs) increasing 52.4% yearon-year (YoY) and 1.2% month-on-month (MoM) in seasonally-adjusted terms. Download the full report.