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Increasing German Passenger Tax Could Weaken Economy, IATA Warns

  • 3 min read

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has criticized the May 1, 19% increase in German aviation taxes. The raised taxes, now ranging from EUR 15.53 to EUR 70.83 per passenger depending on the route, are likely to hinder the German economy by impacting competitiveness in exports, tourism, and employment. Additionally,… 

IATA: Airlines See 4th Straight Month Of Double-Digit Growth In Cargo

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The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has announced a 10.3% increase in global airline cargo demand for March 2024 over March 2023, marking the fourth straight month of double-digit growth. International operations demand saw a rise of 11.4%. Cargo capacity also saw gains, with a 7.3% increase overall and a… 

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2023 Was A Record Year For Aviation Safety, IATA Shares Stats

  • 4 min read

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released its 2023 Annual Safety Report for global aviation. Aviation continues to progress on safety, with several 2023 parameters showing “best-ever” results. 

 There were no hull losses or fatal accidents involving passenger jet aircraft in 2023. However, there was a single fatal accident involving… 

Global Air Cargo Market Rebounds in 2023 Despite Economic Challenges

  • 7 min read

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has reported a noticeable rebound in the air cargo sector for 2023. The industry has demonstrated resilience despite economic uncertainties, particularly during the fourth quarter. Here’s a snapshot of the 2023 air freight market trends: These trends underline the dynamic nature of the global… 

IATA, ICAO Collaborate On Safe Air Transport of Dangerous Goods

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) and the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) strengthened their collaboration on global safety standards for air transport of dangerous goods. This enhanced cooperation was affirmed at the IATA’s headquarters in Geneva. ICAO Secretary General Juan Carlos Salazar visited IATA, focusing on amplifying synergy between… 

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Air Travel Recovery Reaches 99% Of 2019 Passenger Traffic

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The latest data from the International Air Transport Association (IATA) reveals that air travel recovery remains strong. Passenger demand surged to 99% of 2019 levels in November 2023. Global traffic, measured in revenue passenger kilometers (RPKs), increased by 29.7% compared to the same month in 2022. International air traffic experienced… 

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