The International Air Transport Association (IATA) is the global trade association for the airline industry
The International Air Transport Association (IATA) is the trade association for the world’s airlines, representing some 265 airlines or 83% of total air traffic. We support many areas of aviation activity and help formulate industry policy on critical aviation issues.
This article presents information on freight transport in the European Union (EU), which includes the following transport modes: road, rail, air, maritime and inland waterways.
The International Transport Forum carries out a quarterly exercise collecting data on the short term evolution of the transport sector amongst our 57 member countries to foresee trends in the sector as a result of economic down or upturn
Overall, our forecasts present a positive picture of a growing market for transport infrastructure, but it is important to ensure that this money is invested carefully and wisely, delivering increasing value to the funders, including all of us as users, taxpayers or investors.
Appropriate risk allocation in public private partnerships (PPPs) and the GI Hub’s PPP Risk Allocation Tool were central themes of the GI Hub’s recent Regional PPP Risk Allocation Workshop in Bangkok, Thailand. Participants comprised public sector representatives from Bangladesh, Cambodia, India, Indonesia, Myanmar, Thailand, The Philippines and Vietnam, as well as multilateral organizations operating in the region including the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB).
The International Transport Forum at the OECD is an intergovernmental organisation with 57 member countries. It acts as a think tank for transport policy and organises the Annual Summit of transport ministers. ITF is the only global body that covers all transport modes.
The aviation market appears to have turned a corner, with demand intensifying and airline profitability returning. But, there are also some dark clouds on the horizon, given that growth from emerging markets does not meet expectations.
Over the last decade, much has been written about globalisation and how we’re more connected than ever before. In the infrastructure world, we think of connectivity as the “linkages of communities, economies and nations through transport, communications, energy, and water networks across a number of countries” .
The IRF World Road Statistics (WRS) continue to be the only comprehensive, universal source of statistical data on road networks, traffic and inland transport.