Tag: global airlines

IATA: COVID-19 puts over half of 2020 airline passenger revenues at risk

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 14, 2020 15:48

The COVID-19 crisis will see airline passenger revenues drop by $314 billion in 2020, a 55% decline compared to 2019, according to the International Air Transport Association (IATA) updated analysis, ... Read More

IATA: Airline passenger demand plunges on COVID-19 travel restrictions

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 2, 2020 18:24

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced global passenger traffic data for February 2020 showing that demand (measured in total revenue passenger kilometers or RPKs) fell 14.1% compared to February ... Read More

IATA: Airlines facing rapid cash burn

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 31, 2020 15:23

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) published new analysis showing that airlines may burn through $61 billion of their cash reserves during the second quarter ending 30 June 2020, while ... Read More

COVID-19 cuts China air travel capacity by 80 percent

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 17, 2020 17:00

Four fifths of flight capacity between China and the rest of the world has been cut back as a consequence of the coronavirus outbreak. In response to emergency government regulations, ... Read More

Airlines and posts cooperate for sustainable and reliable global airmail network

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 18, 2020 16:41

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) and the International Post Corporation (IPC) have today signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to reinforce cooperation between the two organizations. The aim for ... Read More

Carbon emissions per airline passenger decrease more than 50% since 1990

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 12, 2019 17:15

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) published information confirming that carbon emissions per passenger have declined by more than 50% since 1990. Much of the improvement has occurred because the ... Read More

Best & Worst Airlines and Airports of 2019 revealed

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 10, 2019 17:17

Today AirHelp announced the results of its annual AirHelp Score which rates global airlines and airports. First launched in 2015, AirHelp Score is the most comprehensive data-based evaluation of airlines ... Read More

Boeing’s second biggest customer turns its back on 737 MAX, goes to Airbus

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 1, 2019 23:30

Emirati state-owned low-cost airline Flydubai is negotiating potential purchases of new А320 Neo jets with European aerospace giant Airbus to replace its Boeing 737 MAX planes that have been grounded ... Read More

Russian Aeroflot remains China’s ‘Favorite International Airline’

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 24, 2019 02:30

Russia's Aeroflot has been once again named the Favorite International Airline in China. The award was given to Aeroflot for the third consecutive year at the Flyer Award Ceremony 2019. ... Read More

US airlines wrongfully reject over 25% of their passengers’ compensation claims

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 16, 2019 15:24

Consumer rights advocacy group released the results of a new study showing that United States airlines wrongfully reject more than 25% of compensation claims, indicating that more than one in ... Read More

Indonesian national airline Garuda cancels order for 49 Boeing 737 Max 8 jets

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 22, 2019 16:30

Indonesia’s flag carrier Garuda has announced the cancellation of its multi-billion-dollar order for 49 Boeing 737 Max 8 passenger jets after two fatal crashes involving the aircraft in less than ... Read More

Ethiopian Airlines stops attempt to confuse Boeing Max 8 investigation

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 22, 2019 09:17

Are larger powers or Boeing behind a report published by the Washington Post based on something that happened in 2015 before the Boeing MAX 8 was in use, and now ... Read More

Global legacy carriers feel the heat

editor editor- August 27, 2012 03:50

"Qantas has been through an exceptional period in its history over the past 12 months." When Alan Joyce, the Australian airlines's chief executive uttered the sober statement last week, there ... Read More

Airlines can look forward to growth despite challenges, IATA head says

editor editor- February 25, 2011 04:50

Perhaps it’s high-time the airline industry stops the pervasive, nonsensical charges such as pillow and luggage fees because according to the director general and CEO of the International Air Transp Read More