Search for International Air Transport Association and
  1. April 1, 2014

    Airline industry pledges to never ‘let another aircraft vanish’

    The world’s airlines have pledged to “never let another aircraft vanish” as they laid out plans to ensure that aircraft in...

  2. February 13, 2014

    Dogfight for aircraft orders looms large in Asia

    In the dogfight for aircraft orders between Boeing and Airbus, Asia is looming ever larger as a theatre of war. At this...

Special Reports

  1. Aerospace 2012

    Manufacturers’ ambitious production plans depend on their supply chains...
  2. Aerospace

    All eyes are on the Asian aerospace sector as the world’s civil and military manufactu...
Search more Special Reports on this topic.

  1. February 10, 2014

    Air cargo market struggles for signs of modest upturn

    The air cargo market has been in the doldrums since the global financial crisis began, but a few bright spots are providing...

  2. February 10, 2014

    Optimism about aviation markets tempered by Asian jitters

    Asia’s growing middle classes and their desire to travel are making the region home to some of the world’s fastest expanding...

  3. FT Alphaville

    December 12, 2013

    The (early) Lunch Wrap

    Good morning New York, FT ALPHAVILLE It’s all been about QE: Paul reports from Citi’s European Credit Conference, where the...

  4. November 17, 2013

    Airlines: upgraded

    Airline investors usually end up squeezed into a middle seat, well in back. Lately they have been sitting, not in first...

  5. October 16, 2013

    EU seeks to draw foreign airlines back into climate scheme

    The European Commission on Wednesday proposed that foreign airlines be brought back within the scope of the EU’s contentious...

  6. September 23, 2013

    Iata cuts airlines’ net profit outlook

    The aviation industry’s main representative body has cut its forecast for airlines’ combined net profit in 2013 by 8 per...

  7. September 23, 2013

    Clash over EU airline emissions policy threatens global deal

    The US and Brazil are digging in their heels over an EU push to have its contentious scheme to tackle airlines’ carbon...

  8. September 5, 2013

    EU offers fresh concession in airline emissions scheme

    The EU is offering fresh concessions on its highly contentious scheme to tackle airlines’ carbon pollution, in an effort to...

  9. July 1, 2013

    Iata calls for more airline consolidation

    Airlines will struggle to pay for the next generation of more fuel-efficient passenger jets unless governments and carriers...

  10. June 16, 2013

    Environment: Industry backs moves to reduce emissions

    It took more than a decade of bitter argument and diplomatic wrangling, but the world’s major airlines agreed on June 3 to...

  11. June 3, 2013

    Iata upgrades airline profit forecast

    The airline industry’s main representative body on Monday raised its profit forecast for carriers in 2013 because they are...

  12. March 20, 2013

    Airlines on course for rise in profits

    Airlines are on course for improved profits in 2013 because of higher-than-expected passenger travel and a recovery in air...

  13. March 15, 2013

    Sorting the wheat from the chaff

    I ended my last article about market timing, which can be encapsulated by the mantra “buy low, sell high”, by saying that if...

  14. December 21, 2012

    Short cuts: high style in Penang

    London The Royal Horticultural Society, the charity that organises the annual Chelsea Flower Show, is to launch holidays for...

  15. December 13, 2012

    Iata upgrades airline profit forecasts

    Airlines will report better than expected earnings in 2012 because of industry consolidation, cost-cutting and the collapse...

  16. October 23, 2012

    Airlines lose delay compensation appeal

    Lufthansa, British Airways, easyJet and Tui Travel have lost a legal battle in the European Court of Justice over the...

  17. October 3, 2012

    Nikkei falls for fourth straight session

    Asian stocks slipped on Wednesday as Japan’s Nikkei index fell for a fourth consecutive session. Overall losses on regional...

  18. October 1, 2012

    European airlines head for bigger losses

    Europe’s airlines are set to record a bigger than expected $1.2bn net loss this year, partly because the number of...

  19. August 3, 2012

    JAL – testing regional appetite

    Gone are the days when Japan’s flagship carrier owned a golf course management business and would lease a fleet of...

  20. June 25, 2012

    Crude oils wheels of central banks

    Investors looking at ways to prop up growth may want to look at another kind of liquidity: the central bank of oil. Brent...

  21. June 12, 2012

    Qantas raises defences against takeovers

    Qantas Airways has moved to protect itself against a potential hostile takeover by engaging investment banking advisers and...

  22. June 11, 2012

    Airlines

    The Wright brothers have a lot to answer for, at least where investors are concerned. As the International Air Transport...

  23. June 11, 2012

    European airlines’ losses put at $1.1bn

    Global airlines are flying into increasing turbulence this year with losses at European carriers set to be nearly twice as...

  24. May 9, 2012

    Competition weighs on Singapore Airlines

    Singapore Airlines became the latest flag carrier to signal poor prospects for the year after warning that intense...

  25. April 25, 2012

    Fuel costs dent Delta and US Airways

    Delta Air Lines and US Airways, two of the largest US carriers, reported small quarterly losses on Wednesday as higher...

  26. beyondbrics

    April 5, 2012

    Accor eyes opportunities in India

    Accor, Europe’s biggest hotel chain by number of rooms, has joined the ranks of those looking east as a strategy for...

  27. April 2, 2012

    Russian air crash kills 31

    MOSCOW – A passenger aircraft crashed and burst into flames after take-off in Siberia on Monday, killing 31 people and...

  28. March 22, 2012

    Europe’s airline brew must find a way to lose some froth

    You are not a real country unless you have a beer and an airline, Frank Zappa once observed. In 1993, the year of his death,...

  29. March 20, 2012

    Fuel prices put pressure on airline profits

    Rising fuel prices are expected to drag airline profit margins down to razor thin levels this year, the industry’s global...

  30. March 14, 2012

    Kingfisher Airlines cuts international operations

    Kingfisher Airlines plunged deeper into crisis on Wednesday after the struggling Indian group cut its overseas operations,...

  31. March 14, 2012

    Cathay hit by lower passenger numbers

    Cathay Pacific warned that this year would be worse than 2011 as it reported a 61 per cent fall in full-year net profit, a...

  32. February 13, 2012

    Signs of cargo’s woes fill desert

    The Mojave desert in the US south-west might seem a strange place to look for the effects of the eurozone’s economic crisis....

  33. February 13, 2012

    Asia gives aviation sector reasons for cheer

    With western airlines braced for losses in 2012 because of contagion from the euro zone crisis, Asian carriers should...

  34. February 6, 2012

    China creates turbulence over EU aviation levies

    China’s decision to bar its airlines from the European Union’s carbon market represents the first turbulence since the...

  35. February 3, 2012

    Singapore Airlines: losing altitude

    Oh, to be Singapore Airlines. Undershoot profit forecasts, halving net income in the process, and watch shares slip just a...

  36. January 17, 2012

    RBS / Sumitomo Mitsui

    Problem shared, problem solved. Royal Bank of Scotland needs to sell non-core assets to shrink its funded balance sheet –...

  37. January 11, 2012

    Asia to Europe container traffic down 5%

    Container shipping lines that are already incurring big losses due to ship oversupply could suffer further from falling...

  38. December 19, 2011

    US threatens EU over green levy on airlines

    The US has threatened to take retaliatory action against the European Union unless Brussels drops its plan imminently to...

Search for International Air Transport Association and