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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

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.

Delta Air Lines CEO Richard Anderson appointed new IATA Chairman

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

Qatar Airways to host 70th IATA Annual General Meeting and World...

CAPE TOWN, South Africa - The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced that Qatar Airways will host the 70th IATA Annual General Meeting (AGM) and World Air Transport Summit.

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.

IATA members reaffirm support for NDC initiative

CAPE TOWN, South Africa – The International Air Transport Association (IATA) 69th Annual General Meeting (AGM) reaffirmed its support for the New Distribution Capability (NDC) initiative.

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: 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

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

2012 touted as “safest year” in aviation history

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has revealed that 2012 was the “safest year” on record in terms of the global accident rate for Western-built jets.

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: Hurricane Sandy added to industry challenges in October

GENEVA, Switzerland - The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced global traffic results for October showing a persistent softening of passenger traffic growth and a significant deter

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

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

Slowdown in demand for air transport continues

GENEVA, Switzerland - The International Air Transport Association (IATA) reported global traffic results for August showing demand for air transport continuing to flatten-out, but with significant reg

Unlocking Africa’s aviation potential

DAKAR, Senegal - The International Air Transport Association (IATA) reinforced its commitment to African aviation and called on industry and government leaders in Central West Africa to work together

IATA welcomes positive global push for tackling aviation emissions

GENEVA, Switzerland - The International Air Transport Association (IATA) welcomes the positive outcome of the Washington meeting (31 July -1 August) where 17 of the world’s largest aviation powers

IATA: Slowing passenger growth trend continues

GENEVA, Switzerland - The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced global traffic results for June showing a continued slowing of growth in the demand for air transport.

IATA & ICAO urge AU ministers to adopt action plan

MONTREAL, Canada -The International Air Transport Association (IATA) and the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) urge Ministers attending the African Ministerial Meeting on Aviation Safet

Qatar Airways to host 2013 World Cargo Symposium

GENEVA, Switzerland - The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced that the seventh World Cargo Symposium (WCS) would be held in Doha, Qatar, from 12-14 March 2013.

IATA: Air Zimbabwe has not had its membership revoked

Contrary to media reports, the International Air Transport Association (IATA) confirms that Air Zimbabwe has not had its membership revoked and that it remains a member at the present time.

IATA chooses Cape Town to host 69th Annual General Meeting

It was announced today that the International Air Transport Association (IATA) has chosen Cape Town to host the 69th IATA Annual General Meeting (AGM) and World Air Transport Summit (WATS) from June 2