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25 Million Jobs at Risk with Airline Shutdown

The International Air Transport Association has released  new analysis showing that some 25 million jobs are at risk of disappearing with plummeting demand for air travel amid the COVID-19 crisis. Globally, the livelihoods of some 65.5 million people are dependent on the aviation industry, including sectors such as travel and tourism. Among these are 2.7… Read More ›

Boeing Forecasts $730 Billion Market for New Airplanes in Middle East

Airlines in region expected to need 3,350 new airplanes over next 20 years. Growing airport hubs, diverse business models, infrastructure investments driving regional demand. Boeing [NYSE: BA] forecasts that airlines in the Middle East will need 3,350 new airplanes over the next 20 years, valued at an estimated $730 billion. Boeing presented its 2017 Current Market Outlook (CMO)… Read More ›

iflyA380.com at ITB Berlin 2017

Airbus presents the world’s first online booking assistant of its kind and other travel trends at ITB from 8 to 12 March 2017 A one-of-a-kind booking tool for the world’s most iconic aircraft: Airbus created the online booking assistant iflyA380.com to take travel planning to the next level. iflyA380.com features the first and only flight… Read More ›

Million passenger milestone for Queenstown

Air New Zealand is celebrating a new milestone, with the news that it carried a million domestic passengers to and from the popular tourist destination of Queenstown in 2016. The airline reached the milestone for the first time late last year with 163,000 more domestic customers flying into Queenstown in the year to the end of December… Read More ›

FLYBE is UK’s top airline for on time performance

On time performance rated sixth worldwide. Flybe has been rated as the best UK airline for punctuality and, with an on time performance of 86.6%, also placed sixth worldwide (up from 17th last year) in the 2016 OAG Punctuality League report. This annual report is published by the globally renowned air travel intelligence specialist, OAG,… Read More ›

ICAO Council President inspires COP22 with positive updates on international aviation emissions

ICAO Council President Dr. Olumuyiwa Benard Aliu brought an inspirational message of hope and progress on environmental action to help kick off COP22 in Marrakesh this week, citing the momentum generated by the landmark international aviation emissions mitigation decisions forged this October at ICAO’s 39th Assembly. “The Carbon Offsetting and Reduction Scheme for International Aviation… Read More ›

First Cessna Citation enters commercial airline service in Europe.

Cessna Aircraft Company, a subsidiary of Textron Aviation Inc., a Textron Inc. (NYSE:TXT) company, today announced that its customer, Hahn Air Lines, is operating a fleet of Cessna Citation CJ4s for scheduled airline service, making the CJ4 the first Citation business jet to be used for commercial airline service. The German scheduled and charter airline… Read More ›

EASA, IATA Move to Reduce Risk of Loss of Control Accidents.

The European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) and the International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced the publication of new training requirements for airline pilots to prevent loss of control situations. The so called “upset prevention and recovery training” (UPRT) requirements aim to better train pilots in order to face unexpected events, potentially leading to a loss… Read More ›

Joint Efforts to Improve Safety.

Industry and Governments Address Safety Over Conflict Zones. The International Air Transport Association (IATA) joined with the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO), Airports Council International (ACI) and the Civil Air Navigation Services Organization (CANSO) in a declaration committing the parties to review processes for the overflight of conflict zones. The high-level meeting was called by… Read More ›

IATA Welcomes US Dept. of Transportation Tentative Approval of Resolution 787.

Geneva – The International Air Transport Association (IATA) welcomed the decision by the United States Department of Transportation (DOT) to tentatively approve Resolution 787. The Resolution is the foundation document for the New Distribution Capability (NDC), a travel industry-supported program launched by IATA for the development and market adoption of a new, XML-based data transmission standard…. Read More ›

ICAO Welcomes New TIACA Task Force Report on Skilled Personnel and Leadership Challenges.

A Task Force led by The International Air Cargo Association (TIACA), with active support from the International Air Transport Association (IATA) and the International Federation of Freight Forwarders Associations (FIATA), announced the completion today of a two-year project on educational needs for the next-generation of managers for the worldwide air cargo industry. The TIACA report… Read More ›

Air Travel Maintains Strong Growth.

  Geneva – The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced global passenger traffic results for October showing a moderate acceleration of the robust demand trend of the last few months. Total revenue passenger kilometers (RPKs) rose 6.6% compared to October 2012, an improvement over the September increase of 5.2%. A capacity increase of 6.5% meant… Read More ›

Air Macau Launches Self-Service Check-In.

1.     At 14:00, 25th September 2013, Air Macau launches Common Use Self-Service Check-in Kiosk in Macau International Airport. 2.     Common Use Self-Service Check in Kiosk (CUSS), is International Air Transport Association (IATA) simplifies the business projects and introduces one of new operational targets – “Fast Travel” in recent years.  Air Macau operates “Self Check-in” service is in accordance with the standards… Read More ›

Distortions Mask Modest Cargo Improvement.

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released February data showing that air cargo maintained the modest improvement in demand that began in the fourth quarter of 2012. Seasonally adjusted cargo volumes are 2.5% above the October 2012 low point. Comparisons with February 2012 performance however show a 6.2% decline. This is severely skewed as a… Read More ›

Jeffrey N. Shane appointed IATA General Counsel.

  The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announces the appointment of Jeffrey N. Shane as General Counsel. Shane will begin working with the Association from 2 April 2013 and will be based at its headquarters in Montreal.   Shane joins IATA from the law firm of Hogan Lovells US LLP where he has been a… Read More ›

Upswing in Cargo Brightens Cautious Demand Outlook.

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released traffic results for November 2012 which showed an improvement in both passenger and air     freight demand. Air travel was 4.6% higher compared to November 2011, up on the October result of 2.9%. Air freight volumes edged up 1.6% over the same period after declining 2.6% in… Read More ›

Aviation Groups Unite to Achieve Instantaneous Global System Upgrade.

Culminating years of advance planning and worldwide coordination, the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) has successfully overseen the global real-time transition to a new aircraft flight plan, helping to usher in a new era in international air traffic management.   Working in close conjunction with the International Air Transport Association (IATA) and the Civil Air… Read More ›

KLM brings panda Fu Hu to China.

Last week KLM Royal Dutch Airlines transported the two-year-old panda Fu Hu to Chengdu in China, aboard a Boeing 747 Combi. After a comfortable flight, the panda was brought to the panda park Bifengxia in Ya’An. Fu Hu spent some time in the animal hotel at Schiphol, where he received professional attention to prepare him… Read More ›

Improved Performance Cushions Fall in Profits – Margins and Profits Remain Weak.

    The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced an upward revision to its global aviation outlook for 2012. The fall in airline profits from the $8.4 billion that the industry earned in 2011 will be cushioned by improved airline performance. Airlines are expected to earn $4.1 billion in 2012 (up $1.1 billion from the… Read More ›

Strategic Action Plan to Improve Aviation Safety in Africa.

    The International Air Transport Association (IATA) and the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) urge Ministers attending the African Ministerial Meeting on Aviation Safety being held in Abuja, Nigeria to endorse and adopt the Africa Strategic Improvement Action Plan. The plan will enhance safety by addressing deficiencies and strengthening regulatory oversight in the region… Read More ›

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