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IATA welcomes comments on NDC Resolution, urges US DOT approval with...

WASHINGTON, DC - The International Air Transport Association (IATA), after reviewing nearly 400 comments filed by third parties, urged the United States Department of Transportation (DOT) to approve P

Bisignani: Jet Airways chief designed business class seat in his garage

NEW DELHI, India - Have you ever heard of an airline's business class seat being developed inside a garage? That's what stiff competition did to Jet Airways.

Ethiopian Airlines CEO elected to IATA Board of Governors

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Ethiopian Airlines announced that its CEO, Tewolde Gebremariam, has been elected to the International Air Transport Association (IATA) Board of Governors.

IATA: High airline accident rate in Africa still a concern

Despite the global air transport industry achieving a record improvement in jet safety performance, the high airline accident rate in Africa is still a concern, according to the International Air Tran

IATA: Airline profits will be up 20 percent in 2013

Airline profits will be 20% higher than expected this year despite razor-thin margins, according to the industry's main representative body.

Delta Air Lines CEO Richard Anderson appointed new IATA Chairman

CAPE TOWN, South Africa - The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced that Richard H.

Mission accomplished or compromised?

IATA (International Air Transport Association) is credited with being the organization that systematized the airline industry at the very beginning of the 20th century.

UFTAA’s position on IATA’s new distribution capability – NDC

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia - During the UFTAA Congress in Kuala Lumpur, IATA's Alexs Popovich gave an interesting and in-depth presentation on IATA’s proposed NDC. Mr.

IATA: Global airline sector profit will grow to $7.5 billion in...

Dubai, UAE - Global airline sector profit is likely to grow to $7.5 billion this year, with Asia Pacific and West Asia based airlines dominating the international passenger market and leading the way

IATA chief: CAA’s proposals do not address Heathrow cost issues

GENEVA, Switzerland - In response to the United Kingdom Civil Aviation Authority’s (CAA) initial price proposals for London airports, Tony Tyler, Director General and CEO of the International Air Tr

Freight markets weaken in March

GENEVA, Switzerland – The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released figures showing that air freight markets weakened in March, and that the improvement in air cargo growth rates that

Strengthening aviation in Azerbaijan

BAKU, Azerbaijan – The International Air Transport Association (IATA) urged Azerbaijan to adopt an agenda for enhanced safety and regulation to enable aviation to expand its role as a catalyst for e

IATA Chief says India must formulate national aviation policy

Tony Tyler, Director General and CEO, International Air Transport Association (IATA), has strongly pitched for a comprehensive aviation policy for India to address inherent issues that have been hinde

IATA: Passenger growth accelerates on rising business confidence

GENEVA, Switzerland - The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced global passenger traffic results for February showing that demand growth is accelerating on the back of stronger busi

A conversation with Turkish Airlines’ biggest fan

In 2010, Temel Kotil, CEO of Turkish Airlines (TK/THY), surprised the International Air Transport Association (IATA) Annual General Meeting (AGM) by announcing that TK’s goal was to become the world

IATA chief: European carriers “balancing on a knife edge”

If you're a business traveler in Europe, you'll no doubt have complained at length about the regions' airlines, be it the cost of a plane ticket, the quality of the food or the delays.

IATA forecasts small boost to airline profitability

GENEVA, Switzerland - The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced a modest improvement in its outlook for the 2013 financial performance of the global airline industry primarily based

IATA disappointed with EC’s proposed revisions to its passenger rights legislation

GENEVA, Switzerland – The International Air Transport Association (IATA) reacted with disappointment to the European Commission’s proposed revisions to its passenger rights legislation (EC Regulat

IATA calls on airlines to work together to make air cargo...

DOHA, Qatar – The International Air Transport Association (IATA) called on airlines and their partners in the air cargo supply chain to work together to make air cargo more competitive and address t

Single European Sky performance scheme targets set to disappoint again

GENEVA, Switzerland – The International Air Transport Association (IATA) criticized the decision of the European Single Sky Committee to endorse weakened Performance and Charging Scheme regulations

Jeffrey N. Shane appointed IATA General Counsel

GENEVA, Switzerland - The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announces the appointment of Jeffrey N. Shane as General Counsel.

IATA: Passenger demand grew as air cargo declined in 2012

GENEVA, Switzerland - The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced full-year traffic data for 2012 showing a 5.3% year-on-year increase in passenger demand and a 1.5% fall for cargo.

IATA and EU partners launch action plan for preventing runway excursions

BRUSSELS, Belgium – The International Air Transport Association (IATA) joined with 16 other aviation stakeholder organizations in developing a European Action Plan for the Prevention of Runway Excur

Airlines industry – latest industry outlook and financial forecast

GENEVA, Switzerland - The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced an upward revision to its industry financial outlook.

IATA: Airlines to welcome 3.6 billion passengers in 2016

GENEVA, Switzerland - The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released an industry traffic forecast showing that airlines expect to welcome some 3.6 billion passengers in 2016.

Moving the electronic air waybill forward

GENEVA, Switzerland - The International Air Transport Association (IATA) welcomed the decision by the United States Customs and Border Protection (CBP) to approve the use of the electronic master air

Successfully developing MENA aviation

ALGIERS, Algeria - The International Air Transport Association (IATA) outlined five areas in which opportunities exist to further develop aviation in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) to benefit

IATA statement following Abu Dhabi conference labeled illusion

ALEXANDRIA, Virginia — The American Society of Travel Agents (ASTA) and Business Travel Coalition (BTC) today rejected emphatically the claim by IATA that the new “standard” it has developed for

IATA adopts foundation standard for new distribution capability

ABU DHABI, UAE - The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced that the IATA Passenger Services Conference (PSC) adopted a Resolution on a Foundation Standard for a New Distribution Cap

Fragmented government policies “a problem” for aviation

Jeff Poole, International Air Transport Association (IATA) director of industry charges, fuel and taxation, told World Routes delegates that different government policies are at odds with each other.