Aviation in 2017 includes many predicted trends, such as supersonic commercial airplanes and ultra-long air routes. Overall, the International Air Transport Association expects airlines to continue to make a profit in 2017. However, the global airline industry profit is predicted to be $28.8 billion in 2017, which is a slight decline from profits of $35.6 billion in 2016.

The strongest performance in airline sales is expected to be come from North America, in which airlines should continue expansion of flights in this region. Read more about the predicted trends for 2017.