China Southern Airlines plans to assign 250 aircraft to Beijing’s new airport to operate more 900 daily flights by 2025 in an effort to enhance its position in the Beijing market.
Freight capacity (measured in available freight tonne kilometers or AFTKs), rose by 3.9% compared to September of last year
Norwegian’s recently launched subsidiary in Argentina has been granted concessions to operate more than 150 routes from the country.
El Prat Airport has taken its place among the top 20 cargo airports following a growth trend in the last three years that has led it to grow from 100,000 tons of cargo in 2014 to the 150,000 tons planned for this year.
The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced industry performance statistics for 2016 showing that system-wide, airlines carried 3.8 billion passengers on scheduled services last year, an increase of 7% over 2015, representing an additional 242 million air trips.