Tag: IATA

IATA urges ‘essential’ government support to protect aviation industry jobs

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 20, 2020 16:07

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) and the International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) called for support from governments to the aviation industry, to protect jobs and ensure that air services ... Read More

IATA and ICS: Governments must facilitate crew change flights for seafarers

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 15, 2020 16:06

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) and the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) are jointly calling on governments to take urgent measures to facilitate crew change flights for seafarers. Due ... Read More

IATA helping aviation workers through COVID-19 crisis with free online training

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 15, 2020 15:40

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) is offering free access to online training courses for up to 5,000 aviation workers as part of its efforts to help the industry through ... Read More

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

Travel Agents Association of India: We Cannot Process Refunds

Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- April 7, 2020 21:39

Travel Agents Association of India (TAAI) is the nodal and premier Travel & Tourism association in India. Today, Jyoti Mayal, President of TAAI, issued the following statement in response to ... Read More

25 million jobs at risk with airline shutdown

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 7, 2020 16:32

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) 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 ... Read More

IATA: Airline safety improved in 2019

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 6, 2020 15:34

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced the release of the 2019 Safety Report showing continuing improvements in airline safety compared to 2018 and to the preceding five years. All ... 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: Air cargo demand tanks as COVID-19 takes hold

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 1, 2020 18:30

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released February 2020 data for global air freight markets showing that demand, measured in cargo tonne kilometers (CTKs), decreased by 1.4% compared to the ... 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

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

IATA: Air cargo bottlenecks could put lives at risk

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 25, 2020 15:44

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) and its members renewed their call to governments to take urgent measures to ensure that vital air cargo supply lines remain open, efficient and ... Read More

IATA warns of deeper airline revenue hit from COVID-19

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 24, 2020 16:13

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) updated its analysis of the revenue impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the global air transport industry. Owing to the severity of travel restrictions ... Read More

IATA: More governments need to step up support for airlines

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 24, 2020 15:47

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) welcomed the support of those governments around the world that have provided financial relief to airlines and urged other governments to follow suit before ... Read More

IATA thanks aviation regulators for flexibility, urges others to follow suit

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 21, 2020 15:31

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) welcomed decisions taken by aviation regulators to provide flexibility to airlines and flight crew during the COVID-19 crisis. “Safety is the industry’s top priority. ... Read More

IATA urges vital emergency government support for airlines

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 19, 2020 15:29

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) is appealing to governments in Africa and the Middle East, as part of a worldwide campaign, to provide emergency support to airlines as they ... Read More

IATA: Air cargo essential to fight against COVID-19

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 16, 2020 17:16

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) and its members continue to support governments in their efforts to contain the spread of COVID-19. Since the crisis began, air cargo has been ... Read More

EU suspends airport slot use rules as global air travel demand collapses

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 13, 2020 17:20

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) welcomed the announcement by the European Commission (EC) granting the temporary suspension until June 2020 of the 80-20 “use it or lose it” rule ... Read More

IATA warns U.S. Government after latest air travel restrictions

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 12, 2020 16:48

At this time of extreme pressure on the travel and tourism industry due to the spread of COVID-19 in the world, the  International Air Transport Association  and its members urge  ... Read More

IATA on COVID-19: Coronavirus Impacts

editor editor- March 5, 2020 19:22

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) updated its analysis of the financial impact of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) public health emergency on the global air transport industry. IATA now sees ... Read More

IATA: Coronavirus could cost global airlines $30 billion in lost revenue

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 21, 2020 18:06

Global airlines could lose almost $30 billion in revenue due to a rapid decrease in travel demand, caused by coronavirus epidemic, the International Air Transport Authority (IATA) has warned in ... 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

IATA: Slower but steady global passenger traffic growth in 2019

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 6, 2020 15:01

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced full-year global passenger traffic results for 2019 showing that demand (revenue passenger kilometers or RPKs) rose by 4.2% compared to the full year ... Read More

IATA: 2019 worst year for air freight since 2009

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 5, 2020 16:40

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released full-year 2019 data for global air freight markets showing that demand, measured in freight tonne kilometers (FTKs), fell by 3.3% compared to 2018 ... Read More

IATA and UIC strengthening cooperation on intermodal travel standards

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 30, 2020 15:37

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced it signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the International Union of Railways (UIC), to strengthen their cooperation in standard setting and interoperability ... Read More

IATA: Stable passenger demand growth

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 9, 2020 16:10

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced global passenger traffic results for November 2019 showing that demand (measured in revenue passenger kilometers or RPKs) rose 3.3% compared to the same ... Read More

IATA: Air freight demand down

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 8, 2020 16:05

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released data for global air freight markets showing that demand, measured in freight tonne kilometers (FTKs), decreased by 1.1% in November 2019, compared to ... Read More

Philippines’ Cebu Pacific Air joins International Air Transport Association

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 18, 2019 17:15

Philippine carrier Cebu Pacific has joined the International Air Transportation Association (IATA), the trade association for the global airline industry. CEB is IATA’s largest member among Philippine carriers, comprising 44% ... 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

IATA raises global standards for cargo handling audits

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 12, 2019 16:48

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has launched a new program to raise global standards in cargo handling operations. The Smart Facility Operational Capacity (SFOC) program aims to reduce audit ... Read More

IATA: Global airline industry expected to improve in 2020

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 11, 2019 19:17

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) forecast that the global airline industry will produce a net profit of $29.3 billion in 2020, improved over a net profit of $25.9 billion ... Read More

Airline industry steps up efforts against rogue lithium battery shipments

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 11, 2019 15:19

The International Air Transport Association (IATA), in partnership with the Global Shippers Forum (GSF), the International Federation of Freight Forwarders Associations (FIATA) and the International Air Cargo Association (TIACA), are ... Read More

IATA urges EU to support European aviation Green Deal

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 10, 2019 17:15

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) asked the European Union to support aviation’s energy transition to sustainable aviation fuels (SAF) as part of the bloc’s Green Deal, being launched tomorrow. ... Read More

IATA: Moderate slowdown in passenger demand growth

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 5, 2019 15:15

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced global passenger traffic data for October 2019 showing that demand (measured in total revenue passenger kilometers or RPKs) climbed 3.4% compared to the ... Read More

IATA: Air cargo peak season off to slow start, annual demand down

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 4, 2019 17:15

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released data for global air freight markets showing that demand, measured in freight ton kilometers (FTKs), decreased by 3.5% in October 2019, compared to ... Read More

IATA: MP14 boosts efforts to tackle unruly airline passengers

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- November 28, 2019 18:53

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) looks forward to the entry into force of Montreal Protocol 2014 (MP14) on 1 January 2020. MP14 enhances the capacity of states to curb ... Read More