Analyses and key forecasts for the industry, and perspectives on the world it operates in. 

Charts of the Week

All regions to see higher profits in 2024

14 June 2024

All regions became profitable in 2023, generating a net profit totaling USD 27.4 billion. In 2024, profits look set to rise to USD 30.5 billion for the industry. While all regions will see improved results, profits are spread rather unevenly across geographies.

Airline revenue is poised to approach USD 1 trillion

7 June 2024

The airline industry’s revenue is projected to reach USD 996 billion in 2024, marking a 10% year-on-year (YoY) growth rate and reaching the highest nominal value in aviation history—just shy of the evocative threshold of USD 1 trillion.

A snapshot of aviation in the United Arab Emirates (UAE)

31 May 2024

Ahead of IATA’s 80th AGM in Dubai, today’s chart provides a snapshot of aviation in the United Arab Emirates.


Aviation Value Chain

15 February 2024

An analysis of investor returns in 2022 within the aviation value chain. This publication provides insight and interpretation from IATA into the 2022 economic performance of the aviation value chain. 

Heightened Policy Uncertainty

9 January 2024

We look at key risks to the global economy and to air transportation in this qualitative assessment of likelihood of occurrences and potential impacts of a selection of events.