The one positive of this, even if some of it is depressing, is that there'll be life on the other side, writes Adriaan Basson.
By the end of May 2020 numerous airlines across the globe could be bankrupt, according to an analysis by the Centre for Asia Pacific Aviation.
Uncertainty and restrictions due to the coronavirus are expected to create another challenging year for the air cargo industry, says an industry body CEO.
The International Air Transport Association recently published information confirming that carbon emissions per passenger have declined by more than 50% since 1990.
African airlines continue to suffer due to high costs and are projected to show a loss of $200m next year, according to the International Air Transport Association.
Low-cost airlines can be a booster for SA's economy, creating jobs and fostering skills development, according to Airline Association of Southern Africa CEO Chris Zweigenthal.
Zimbabwe owes airlines about $196m that’s stuck in the country due to a shortage of hard currency, according to the International Air Transport Association.
Increasing protectionism or isolating political agendas threaten to compromise the value the global aviation industry creates, the CEO of the International Air Transport Association warned.
Every single extra aircraft that lands in Cape Town means more jobs and additional funds for the region, an aviation consultant tells Fin24.
Barriers to travel are holding back growth, explains an expert of the International Air Transport Association.
In 2018 airlines generated an estimated total of about 6.1m tonnes of cabin waste, of which between 20% and 30% was untouched food and drink, according to the International Air Transport Association.
The coronavirus outbreak is a global crisis is testing the resilience of the airline industry, warns the CEO of the International Air Transport Association.
While the South African aviation sector has faced its share of hurdles - not least the uncertainty around the future of flag carrier SAA - the rest of Africa has seen a strong performance, according to the International Air Transport Association.
It is estimated 360 000 days per year are wasted annually on redundant cargo handling audits, according to IATA.
There are four things the African aviation industry needs to focus on, according to the International Air Transport Association.
In 2017, 20.9 million passenger journeys were made to, from and within South Africa, with aviation and tourism representing US$9.4bn in gross value added.
With air passengers expected to double by 2037, the aviation industry is looking to leverage off new technology and ideas to ease the burden of the transition for airlines.
Slowing demand and rising costs are squeezing airline profits, according to a report by the International Air Transport Association.
A fragmented approach to using biometric tech in aviation and travel means it might not reach its full potential, warns the CEO of the World Travel and Tourism Council.
The International Air Transport Association says it is concerned about a growing trend of unruly passenger incidents, which is becoming more frequent and more severe.
Privatising airports due to lack of funds for infrastructure development is not a “magic solution” for African governments, cautions the CEO of the International Air Transport Association.
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