Tag: passenger traffic

Ukraine to Quadruple its Air Passenger Numbers by 2030

Reading Time: 2 minutes The implementation of the Aviation Transport Strategy of Ukraine will inspire a big increase in passenger traffic numbers to 80 million by 2030, four times its current levels, a Ukraine Ministry of Infrastructure forecast indicates. A combination of the liberalisation of the local air travel market – and the planned increased involvement of low-cost carriers […]

ICAO: Solid Passenger Traffic Growth in 2018

Reading Time: 1 minute Preliminary figures released by the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) show a total of 4.3 billion passengers were carried by air transport on scheduled services in 2018. This indicates a 6.1 per cent increase over 2017. The number of departures rose to approximately 38 million globally, and world passenger traffic grew solidly at 6.7 per […]

IATA Forecast Predicts 8.2 billion Air Travellers in 2037

Reading Time: 3 minutes The International Air Transport Association (IATA) revealed that present trends in air transport suggest passenger numbers could double to 8.2 billion in 2037. The latest update to IATA’s 20-Year Air Passenger Forecast, shows that an increasing shift Eastwards in the center of gravity of the industry is behind the continued strong growth. Over the next […]

Munich Airport Passenger Traffic Soars to New All-Time High

Reading Time: 1 minute With new single-day, monthly and quarterly records, Munich Airport continued its impressive performance through the end of Q3 2018. Passenger traffic in the first three quarters of the year was up 3.0 percent, or nearly 1 million passengers, to a new record of over 35 million. This dynamic trend produced a number of all-time highs […]

Passenger Demand Accelerates in June

Reading Time: 1 minute The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced global passenger traffic results for June showing that demand rose by 7.8% compared to June 2017. This was up from 6.0% year-over-year growth recorded in both May and April. June capacity (available seat kilometers or ASKs) increased by 6.5%, and load factor rose 1.0 percentage point to 82.8%. […]

Munich Airport Stays on Course for Growth in the First Half of 2018

Reading Time: 2 minutes Munich Airport set a new record for passenger traffic in the first six months of the 2018 operating year, with a total of 21.7 million passengers handled. This represents an increase of about 3 percent. The number of take-offs and landings was up slightly as compared with the first half of 2017 to around 200,000. […]

Passenger Demand Growth Slows in April

Reading Time: 3 minutes The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced global passenger traffic data for April 2018 showing that demand (revenue passenger kilometers or RPKs) rose by 6.2% compared to April 2017, which was down from a 12-month high of 9.7% in March. Comparisons with the year ago period are impacted by developments a year ago – including […]

India to Require 1,750 Aircraft Valued at $255 Billion over 20 Years

Reading Time: 2 minutes India will require 1,750 new passenger and cargo aircraft over the next 20 years to meet an exponential rise in both passenger and freight traffic, according to Airbus’ latest India Market Forecast. To help meet this growth, India will need 1,320 new single-aisle aircraft and 430 widebody aircraft valued at US$255 billion. While much of […]

January Passenger Demand Growth Slows on Temporary Factors

Reading Time: 3 minutes The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced global passenger traffic results for January 2018 showing traffic (revenue passenger kilometers or RPKs) rose 4.6% compared to January 2017. This was the slowest year-over-year increase in nearly four years, but results were affected by temporary factors including the later timing of the Lunar New Year in 2018 […]

Passenger Traffic at Munich Airport Rises to New All-Time Record

Reading Time: 2 minutes Munich Airport’s dynamic growth continued in 2017 with new traffic records in several categories: Passenger traffic increased by an impressive 2.3 million to a new all-time high of 44.6 million. This was a 5.5 percent gain over the 2016 figure. The airport also saw a strong surge in take-offs and landings, with an increase of […]