International Air Transport Association

 
IATA appeals for airlines to halt isolation of Ebola-hit nations
IATA appeals for airlines to halt isolation of Ebola-hit nations
Airlines should maintain services to Ebola-hit regions which need connections with the outside world in order to fight the disease, the International...
Airline industry profits ascend to previous highs
Airline industry profits ascend to previous highs
The global airline industry was predicted to soar to a profit of nearly $9-billion in 2010 -- compared with a loss of some $10-billion in 2009.
Africa shows air travel growth as other regions slow
Africa shows air travel growth as other regions slow
African carriers were the only region to show an increase in air travel growth rates from October (12,6%) to November (16,4%), the International...
Farnborough orders top $28-billion
Farnborough orders top $28-billion
Virgin America announced plans to buy 40 new Airbus A320 aircraft at the Farnborough International Airshow on Thursday, the last major business day...
Global airline losses to hit $9bn in 2009
Global airline losses to hit $9bn in 2009
Global airlines are likely to lose $9-billion this year, the International Air Transport Association said on Monday, nearly double its estimate of...
Airline companies to nosedive on swine flu news
Airline companies to nosedive on swine flu news
Airlines suffered an 11,1% fall in passenger numbers in March year-on-year, and swine flu stands to compound financial problems and suppress...
Oil prices cause slower air traffic growth
Oil prices cause slower air traffic growth
Cross-border air freight traffic grew a meagre 1,3% year-on-year in May, according to airline industry figures released on Wednesday that suggest...
US wants airlines to collect tourists' biometrics
US wants airlines to collect tourists' biometrics
The United States government said this week it wants airlines and cruise liners to take biometric data from foreigners leaving the country under...
SAA on course for e-ticketing deadline
SAA on course for e-ticketing deadline
South African Airways (SAA) said on Friday it was on track to meet the June 1 deadline for e-ticketing compliance.
Travel agent 'blindsided' by Nationwide closure
Travel agent 'blindsided' by Nationwide closure
Travel agent Flight Centre said it was "blindsided" by the sudden closure of Nationwide Airlines and had gone into a crisis meeting to decide how...
Potential buyers queue up for Nationwide
Potential buyers queue up for Nationwide
At least 40 potential buyers have expressed an interest in Nationwide, the airline's provisional liquidators, Alta-Tshwane Trust, said on Thursday....
Africa has worst flight safety record in 2007
Africa has worst flight safety record in 2007
It is still six times less safe to fly in Africa than the rest of the world, the annual safety report released by the International Air Transport...

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