ICAO CIRCULAR 237-ATM CIRCULAR OUTLOOK FOR AIR TRANSPORT TO THE YEAR 2001 Approved by the Secretary General and published under his aufICl0d-y INTERNATIONAL CIVIL AVIATION ORGANIZATION MONTREAL CANADA
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Foreword 1. This circular is tbe fmt in a new seris resulting frrm a rationalization by he Comcil in 1991 of the various mk of developments in civil aviation puWed by the Organization. e circular contains infomation on air transport trends axad challenges and long-term airline passenger ztnd freight uaffc fowStS, in total and by region of regismtion, similar to those contained in the former triennial circular on 7w Economic Sitmtion of Air Trmporl, fw t.be period through to ibe yar 2001. In addition, it inclu- passenget traffic fore for btemabional route groups and global fomsts of aircraft movements, again through to the yw 2M1. me intention is hat similar circulars be uwd on a mid or oriennial basis and he made available to each guk Session of tZte AsmbIy, 2. In mpnge to quests at. the 26th and 27tb Sessions of the Assembly, medium-term forecasts m now aIso produced. The fit set covm, world airline scbedded passenger WE, in total and by mgion of regisfration, and, in general snd global. terms, world airline finances, for the period 1W2- 1994. This fmt et of fecasts is being. presented to the 29th Session of the Assembly in the am of a working paper AB-WP115. FUther secs are to he produced each yw and incllded in a new mud publication enti fled 7Tze rld of Cii1 hion on, 19.. Jo 19.,, cmnmencing with the base year 19. This new pubIicatian will dw contain much of tk Cnfmnacicm on civil aviation devevelopments presently qprhg in Chap 1 of rhe Anod Report d the Council. 3. In additim to tbe JCAO Digests of Statistics, use bas trsen made of mimy of be Orgdzation's economic studies, such as t4e fmr trienial review, the study on the Ecommic implications of Future Noise Restrictions on Subsonic Jet Aircr circular 218J, the study on Invemtenr Requiremtefsfor Aircrag Fleers Qlul for Airpon mrd Route Faciliry Infmstmawre so t Year 2010 Circular 236 and the series of tegiwd studies dealing with thr development of inmmional air freight and air passenger bmsp-t. Use has also been made of he Annual Rep of he Cmmcil m the Assembly for the yem 1981 to 1991. 4. Some3 of information other tban ICAO, referred to in the text, 'include the appropriste and most recently avaikbk satidml publicatim of alle United Matim the Unired Nations Conference on TI- and Devdopmenr NJNCTAD the European Civil Aviation Conference ECAC the Organization fm EOoomic Co-opemion and DeveIopment OECD the Inremational Air Transport Association IATA e Association of E Airlines AEA the United States lkpamehi of Trnspmmi Kt., the World Tourism Orgatizalion NO tk Inked Fd 0 the Wdd Bank and Whartoa EcQwWS FWCasthg Assmiam WEFA.
lii ICAO Circular 237-A TM 5. Unless indicated otherwise, all referenws in this circular to "cents" mean U.S. cents, and all references to "dollars" mean U.S. dollars. Status This circular has been approved by the Smwy General and is published mr his authority.