International trade tensions represent a “key source of downside risk”, both to yields, particularly for the premium-class cabin, and broader industry financial outcomes, according to the International Air Transport Association (IATA).
Group Chief Executive Akbar al-Baker says meeting an invaluable opportunity for IATA members to come together and discuss a number of key issues currently facing global airline industry.
Qatar Airways among the top five airlines ranked by scheduled freight tonne kilometres flown, according to IATA.
The global survey of human resources professionals in the aviation industry highlights key challenges in talent acquisition, training and retention.
Jet fuel dipped back below $90 a barrel as oil prices eased slightly in July, but the upward trend remains in place, IATA has said in a report.
The current jet fuel price is nearly 55% higher than it was a year ago, IATA said on Thursday.
“I urge countries around the world to lower the entire burden of taxes and charges on aviation if the sector is to grow,” de Juniac said at a media roundtable in Sydney.
“The economic and social benefits of aviation can be spread only by removing onerous barriers to the free movement of people across borders,” said IATA’s director-general and CEO Alexandre de Juniac.
IATA director general and CEO Alexandre de Juniac has again urged all concerned to ensure that air connectivity be maintained between Qatar and rest of the world.
Middle East carriers have seen passenger demand rising 4.1% year-on-year in April, International Air Transport Association (IATA) said on Thursday.
International Air Transport Association Chief Executive Alexandre de Juniac said his organisation will issue fresh forecasts next week.