THE Singapore Airshow is a great reminder of the importance of the civil aviation industry.

AIR traffic for Asia-Pacific airlines grew 9 per cent year on year in August at a faster pace than other regions, data from the International Air Transport Association (Iata) showed.

Amid profit-taking, global airline share prices slid 3.2 per cent in July in the first monthly fall since March, although the Asia-Pacific share price index did better with a more modest decline.

THE downward trend in passenger yields across the airline industry has bottomed out, the International Air Transport Association (Iata) said in its latest financial monitor.

EVEN with cost pressures on the rise, the world's airlines are now expected to post better profits this year, buoyed by robust demand in the passenger and cargo sectors...


TOP airline industry players are meeting on Monday and Tuesday in Cancun to seek alternatives to the US and British bans on laptops and tablets on certain flights, which they say is hurting business.

THE International Air Transport Association (Iata) has raised its 2017 profitability projection for the global airline industry from its previous estimation of US$29.8 billion to US$31.4 billion.

NEARLY 1,000 aviation leaders, media and industry stakeholders are set to gather in Cancun for the 73rd International Air Transport Association (Iata) Annual General Meeting (AGM) and World Air...


IN their latest monthly Financial Monitor Report of sample airlines, International Air Transport Association (Iata) analysts presented a not too distressing global picture of the industry.

CARGO traffic started the year on a good footing, with Asia Pacific and global traffic expanding 6 per cent and 6.9 per cent respectively year on year in January.