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The race to orbit: The new SPAC rush for space startups

Space startups and SPACs spark a new gold rush in the global race to occupy the Earth's orbit....


IATA upgrades forecast: expects 8.2 billion air travelers in 2037

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released on October 24, 2018, its latest forecast on global air passenger growth within the next two decades, stating passenger numbers could double to 8.2 billion in 2037. ...


How did August 2018 passenger demand do across the globe?

The latest update from IATA – on global passenger traffic data for August 2018 – was released on October 1, 2018, showing that demand (RPKs) climbed 6.4% compared to the year-ago period. Capacity (ASKs) increased by 5.5%, while load factor climbed 0.7% percentage point to 85.3%, – the highest for any month since at least 1990....