Tag: ATA

African Tourism Board and Africa Tourism Association join forces to support World to Africa’ Tourism Conference in Johannesburg

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 13, 2019 22:24

New York-based African Tourism Association is getting ready for their World to Africa’ Tourism Conference. The event in Johannesburg is organized in partnership with South Africa Tourism. ATA's conference is ... Read More

IATA re-appoints Ethiopian Airlines GCEO its Board of Governors

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 5, 2019 15:13

Ethiopian Airlines announced that its Group CEO Mr. Tewolde GebreMariam has been re-appointed to the IATA (International Air Transport Association) Board of Governors for a three year-term at the 75th ... Read More

Africa Tourism Leadership Forum: Next stop Durban

editor editor- April 16, 2019 02:47

Themed “Stimulating intra-Africa Travel through thought leadership,” the 2019 Africa Tourism Leadership Forum (ATLF) is the only Pan-African public-private tourism leadership dialogue platform that is convened, led, and hosted by ... Read More

NTA and ATA renew partnership

editor editor- March 15, 2013 01:17

WASHINGTON, DC - Leaders of two major travel associations, National Tour Association (NTA) and the Africa Travel Association (ATA), renewed their partnership in a signing ceremony here Friday. Read More

Africa Travel Association and Cameroon partner to increase tourism to West and Central Africa

editor editor- August 1, 2012 09:13

NEW YORK, New York - The Africa Travel Association (ATA) announced today that the Republic of Cameroon will host the 38th Annual ATA World Congress, ATA’s largest international tourism industry ... Read More

Countdown to 37th ATA Annual Congress in Victoria Falls

editor editor- April 21, 2012 00:34

TANZANIA (eTN) - Taking advantage of the growing tourism and travel demands in Southern and Eastern African states, Tanzania’s fast-growing airline, Precision Air, is looking at Zimbabwe as a southe Read More

Africa Travel Association sets registration plan for Annual Congress

editor editor- April 18, 2012 06:36

(eTN) - Just a month to go, the Africa Travel Association (ATA) released a registration plan for this year’s Annual Congress to be held in Zimbabwe next month. Read More

ICTP partners with leading global trade association promoting tourism to Africa

editor editor- March 1, 2012 01:09

The International Council of Tourism Partners (ICTP) signed a cooperation agreement with ATA, the Africa Travel Association, the leading global trade association promoting tourism to Africa. Read More

ATA President calls on all African countries to join Africa’s leading travel trade association

editor editor- September 30, 2011 06:20

NEW YORK, New York – African and global tourism leaders gathered at New York University last Tuesday, September 20, 2011, to discuss the need to raise the profile of travel ... Read More

3 percent increase in air travelers expected over holiday period

editor editor- December 9, 2010 01:51

WASHINGTON - The Air Transport Association of America (ATA), the industry trade organization for the leading U.S. airlines, announced today that it expects 43.6 million passengers to travel on U.S. Read More

Airlines call for significant revisions to FAA proposal

editor editor- November 16, 2010 05:21

WASHINGTON - The Air Transport Association of America (ATA), the industry trade association for the leading U.S. Read More

Gambia minister of tourism and culture named new ATA president

editor editor- May 25, 2010 08:19

The Honorable Fatou Mass Jobe-Njie, minister of tourism and culture of the Gambia, was selected as president of the Africa Travel Association’s (ATA) at the conclusion of ATA’s 35th Annual ... Read More

ATA expects a decline in air travelers over the holidays

editor editor- December 11, 2009 06:10

The Air Transport Association of America (ATA), the industry trade organization for the leading US airlines, announced today that it expects 41 million passengers to travel over the upcoming winter ... Read More

ATA comments on DOT stakeholder forum on financial health of commercial aviation industry

editor editor- November 13, 2009 04:51

The Air Transport Association of America (ATA) commented today on the US Department of Transportation (DOT) and Secretary LaHood's initiative in bringing aviation stakeholders together to discuss the Read More

ATA: Airlines will be operating planes filled to capacity during holiday

editor editor- November 10, 2009 04:06

Travelers should pack light because air carriers in the United States will be operating planes filled to capacity during the Thanksgiving holiday, the Air Transport Association of America said Monday. Read More

ATA hosts fourth annual Presidential Forum on Tourism in New York

editor editor- October 7, 2009 05:34

The Africa Travel Association (ATA) held its fourth annual Presidential Forum on Tourism at New York University’s Africa House on September 26. Read More

President of Cameroon to address ATA Presidential Forum on Tourism

editor editor- September 23, 2009 06:59

On Friday, September 25, the President of Cameroon, alongside Ministers of Foreign Affairs and Tourism from Namibia, Malawi, Zambia, and Zanzibar, as well as a high-level World Bank representative, wi Read More

US airline industry progresses despite difficult times

editor editor- September 4, 2009 06:31

The Air Transport Association of America (ATA) released today its 2009 Economic Report, documenting operational statistics and financial results for calendar year 2008 and the evolutionary changes tha Read More

FAA crew training proposal will not work, says ATA

editor editor- August 12, 2009 06:18

The Air Transport Association of America (ATA) yesterday filed comments expressing serious and broad concerns about a Federal Aviation Administration's (FAA) proposed regulation that would rewrite pil Read More

ATA executive director issues statement on President Obama’s trip to Ghana

editor editor- July 11, 2009 05:23

Africa Travel Association (ATA) executive director Edward Bergman today issued the following statement on President Barack Obama’s arrival in Ghana, his second visit to Africa as president following Read More

ATA applauds Obama administration white paper on oil trading

editor editor- June 18, 2009 06:15

The Air Transport Association of America (ATA) today applauded the Obama administration on the issuance of its white paper addressing excessive unchecked speculation that artificially drives the price Read More

ATA responds to WHO announcement, reassures travelers

editor editor- June 16, 2009 06:38

The Air Transport Association of America (ATA), the industry trade organization for U.S. Read More

ATA forecasts 14 million fewer passengers this summer

editor editor- May 16, 2009 06:07

The Air Transport Association of America (ATA) today released its summer air travel forecast indicating that 7 percent fewer passengers (about 150,000 per day) will travel June 1 through August ... Read More

Citizens Development Corporation joins ATA as US-Africa seminar sponsor

editor editor- February 19, 2009 05:25

WASHINGTON, DC - Citizens Development Corporation (CDC) is proud to join with the Embassy of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia in co-hosting a special networking reception on Thursday, Febru Read More

43 million passengers expected to travel on US airlines over winter holiday period

editor editor- December 13, 2008 06:35

WASHINGTON, DC - The Air Transport Association of America (ATA) is forecasting a 9 percent year-over-year decrease in the number of passengers who will travel globally on US airlines during ... Read More

United Airlines chief executive Glenn Tilton to chair ATA board

editor editor- December 6, 2008 01:29

WASHINGTON, DC - The Air Transport Association of America (ATA), the industry trade organization representing the leading US airlines, announced today that United Airlines chairman, president, and CEO Read More

Air Transport Association opposes UK air passenger duty tax grab

editor editor- November 25, 2008 06:02

WASHINGTON, DC - The Air Transport Association of America (ATA), the industry trade organization for the leading US airlines, today expressed its stiff opposition to the United Kingdom government's de Read More

ATA chief executive says European Aviation Emissions Trading Scheme “contrary to international law and bad policy”

editor editor- October 31, 2008 03:38

WASHINGTON, DC - The Air Transport Association of America (ATA), the industry trade organization for the leading US airlines, today expressed harsh opposition to the European Parliament's October 24 f Read More

Air Transport Association responds to DOT claim of competition as rationalization of New York airport slot auctions

editor editor- October 30, 2008 03:33

WASHINGTON, DC - The Air Transport Association of America (ATA), the industry trade association for the leading US airlines, today issued the following statement in response to the Department of ... Read More

ATA says DOT slot auction decision leaves airlines no choice but to pursue court challenge

editor editor- October 10, 2008 02:39

WASHINGTON, DC - The Air Transport Association of America (ATA), the industry trade organization for the leading US airlines, today responded to the US Department of Transportation (DOT) decision to ... Read More

Air Transport Association applauds GAO legal opinion that auctions are unlawful

editor editor- October 1, 2008 04:54

WASHINGTON, DC - The Air Transport Association of America (ATA), the industry trade organization for the leading US airlines, applauded the Government Accountability Office (GAO) report that affirms t Read More

Air Transport Association applauds House of Representatives on decision to withhold biometric collection funding

editor editor- September 26, 2008 07:39

WASHINGTON, DC (September 25, 2008) - The Air Transport Association of America (ATA), the industry trade organization for the leading US airlines, applauded the House Homeland Security Appropriations Read More

Air Transport Association reacts to largest one-day oil price gain in NYMEX history

editor editor- September 23, 2008 04:49

WASHINGTON, DC (September 22, 2008) - The Air Transport Association (ATA), the industry trade organization for the major US airlines, today reacted to oil's largest one-day price gain in NYMEX ... Read More

Air Transport Association issues statement on Hurricane Gustav

editor editor- August 31, 2008 01:42

WASHINGTON, DC (August 30, 2008) - The Air Transport Association of America (ATA) issued a statement today regarding evacuation procedures in advance of Hurricane Gustav: Read More