Tag: European airlines

IATA: European airlines revenue losses mount

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 26, 2020 15:46

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) strengthened its call for urgent action from European governments to provide financial relief to airlines during COVID-19 crisis. The latest IATA scenario for potential ... Read More

European airlines returning to Iranian and Iraqi airspace

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 30, 2020 19:15

The Integrated EU Aviation Security Risk Assessment Group has canceled its advisory for flights over Iranian airspace, saying its decision came a day after it met to assess the most ... Read More

IATA forecast for global aviation in 2019 is not so good for reasons listed

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 2, 2019 02:30

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced a downgrade of its 2019 outlook for the global air transport industry to a $28 billion profit (from $35.5 billion forecasts in December ... Read More

With 71 new jet deliveries, TAP Air Portugal launches new Chicago, San Francisco & Washington, DC flights

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 31, 2019 15:45

TAP Air Portugal just added the 100th aircraft to its fleet, an Airbus A330neo, as the carrier prepares to inaugurate service tomorrow from Chicago O’Hare, and later this month from ... Read More

IATA: Air cargo demand continues negative 2019 trend

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 29, 2019 19:05

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released data for global air freight markets showing that demand, measured in freight tonne kilometers (FTKs), fell 4.7% in April 2019, compared to the ... Read More

IATA: Solid Passenger Demand Growth in April

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 29, 2019 07:07

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced global passenger traffic results for April 2019 showing that demand (revenue passenger kilometers or RPKs) rose by 4.3% compared to April 2018. April ... Read More

Air freight demand still spiraling down

editor editor- April 3, 2019 22:51

For the fourth consecutive month, global air freight performance has reported a negative year-on-year growth and the worst performance in the last three years. The International Air Transport Association (IATA) ... Read More

Air freight – worst performance in the last three years

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 8, 2019 00:30

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released data for global air freight markets showing that demand, measured in freight ton kilometers (FTKs), decreased 1.8% in January 2019, compared to the ... Read More

European airlines lead 2018 a la carte revenue estimate at $22.5 billion

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 19, 2019 16:37

The latest airline industry report estimated airline a la carte revenue at $65 billion worldwide for 2018. Each year IdeaWorksCompany analyses the ancillary revenue disclosures for airlines all over the ... Read More

IATA: Air freight demand ends year up 3.5%

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 6, 2019 17:12

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released full-year 2018 data for global air freight markets showing that demand, measured in freight ton kilometers (FTKs) grew by 3.5% compared to 2017. ... Read More

IATA chief: Flat air freight demand growth is a big disappointment

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 8, 2019 16:15

Newly released IATA data for global air freight markets showing that demand, measured in freight ton kilometers (FTKs), was flat (0%) in November 2018, compared to the same period the ... Read More

Revealed: Most popular and disrupted flight routes for Christmas week

editor editor- December 13, 2018 13:25

The most popular and disrupted flight routes from 2017, and the worst day to fly. Read More

Air Cargo Cargo is a tough business

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 5, 2018 00:57

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released data for global air freight markets showing that demand, measured in freight tonne kilometers (FTKs), rose 3.1% in October 2018, compared to the ... Read More

Walsh: Rules limiting foreign ownership of European airlines are “ridiculous”

editor editor- April 13, 2013 10:41

Aviation rules limiting foreign ownership of European airlines are "ridiculous" and a fresh bout of consolidation is needed in the sector to boost revenue, according to Willie Walsh, the chief ... Read More

Alitalia – fishing for passengers

editor editor- March 23, 2012 05:28

MUNICH, Germany (eTN) - With the extremely high petrol prices in Italy of nearly 2 euros per liter and raising tolls for Autostrada, Alitalia is hitting back and launching new ... Read More

European airlines quit Manila because of oppressive tax

editor editor- February 6, 2012 04:35

MANILA, Philippines — Less than a decade ago, European airlines such as British Airways, Scandinavian Airlines System (SAS), Lufthanza, KLM, Air France, Sabena, Alitalia, and a few more that had ... Read More

Airberlin beefs up board to get ready for oneworld membership

editor editor- January 17, 2011 04:44

Airberlin will become a full member of the oneworld alliance next year, and to accommodate this enhancement, its board has decided to increase the number of its executive board members, ... Read More

European airlines: New EU-US pact disappointing

editor editor- March 30, 2010 04:53

European airlines expressed disappointment that the provisional agreement on a second-stage EU-US open skies accord reached last week did not increase their access to ownership stakes in US airlines i Read More

Bitter airline rivals unite over Alitalia bailout

editor editor- June 9, 2008 07:21

Six of Europe's leading airlines have written to the European Commission's transport tsar to oppose the Italian government's recent financial bailout of Alitalia, the stricken Italian airline. Read More