Tag: international airlines

From bad to worse: January air passenger demand plummets

Harry Johnson Harry Johnson- March 2, 2021 17:53

Global standards to securely record test and vaccination data in formats that will be internationally recognized are urgently needed 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: 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

Airline Bailout should include passengers: Flyersrights

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 24, 2020 18:33

Airline passenger rights group, FlyersRights.org, has been working to include consumer protections and much needed consumer relief as a condition of any bailout to the airlines. FlyersRights.org proposes airlines become ... 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 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

EU travel restrictions put 48,200 flights and 10.2 million seats in jeopardy

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 19, 2020 14:46

Travel industry experts have revealed the potential impact of Tuesday evening’s decision by EU member states to adopt EU guidelines on the closure of EU borders for 30 days, for ... Read More

Boeing’s orders slump to all-time low, COVID-19 deepens crisis

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 17, 2020 17:21

Latest industry data indicates that Boeing’s gross aircraft orders for 2019 slumped to an all-time low fueled by a drop in orders for the 737 model. The data shows that ... Read More

US transatlantic travel ban: 1.3 million airline seats at risk of elimination

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 17, 2020 15:29

The United States’ transatlantic travel ban on most non-US residents entering the country from the Schengen area, introduced in response to the coronavirus outbreak, has put 1.3 million airline seats ... 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

Airbus: 863 commercial aircraft delivered to 99 customers in 2019

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 10, 2020 19:19

Airbus SE announced that it delivered 863 commercial aircraft to 99 customers in 2019, outpacing its previous output record set in 2018 by eight percent. In the 17th yearly production ... 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

US domestic travel growth offsets sluggish international market again

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 7, 2020 18:32

Travel to and within the United States grew 2.2% year over year in November, according to the U.S. Travel Association's latest Travel Trends Index (TTI). Domestic travel growth in November ... 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

Airlines put Christmas crackers on their Naughty List

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 11, 2019 17:16

British Christmas travelers wishing to take the festivities of home abroad with them this December, should approach with caution when packing this Christmas must-have – the Christmas Cracker. Travel experts ... Read More

Airbus logged orders for 222 commercial aircraft in November

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 6, 2019 17:15

Airbus marked another month of high-volume bookings with new orders logged for 222 commercial aircraft in November, covering the A320neo Family, A330neo and A350 XWB members of its product line ... Read More

Lucky 13 for Milan Bergamo Airport

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 6, 2019 16:15

For the first time in its history, Milan Bergamo Airport has hit the 13 million passenger mark, setting a new record for annual passengers for the Italian gateway. Handling just ... Read More

Airbus: Single-pilot aircraft with AI will become reality over next decade

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- November 15, 2019 19:59

Airbus Chief Technology Officer, Grazia Vittadini, said that European aerospace giant is currently working on a single-pilot aircraft model to meet rising air travel demand. Demand for air travel doubles ... Read More

Landmark month: Airbus logs new orders for 415 jets in October

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- November 7, 2019 19:20

October was a landmark month for Airbus in terms of new business, with orders logged for 415 new commercial jetliners. This includes one of the company’s largest-ever transactions with a ... Read More

Pakistan Airlines connects Islamabad, Lahore and Karachi with Tokyo

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 27, 2019 07:52

The Pakistan International Airlines has decided to resume its two weekly flights to Tokyo from May 30 after a suspension of three months. The problem PIA had been facing was ... Read More

Good news for Pakistan Tourism comes from British Airways

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 24, 2019 23:03

British Airways has great news for the Pakistan travel and tourism industry. Tourism in Pakistan is a growing industry.  In 2018, the British Backpacker Society ranked Pakistan as the world's top adventure travel ... Read More

Degrees of 521 Pakistan Airlines employees found to be fake

editor editor- May 11, 2019 00:21

by Mati-Ullah, Online Editor, DND The Pakistan Minister for the Aviation Division, Ghulam Sarwar Khan, has told the National Assembly that 609 degrees of employees of Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) ... Read More

Wyndham Hotels & Resorts debuts Trademark Collection in Latin America

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 10, 2019 01:04

Wyndham Hotels & Resorts, a hotel franchising company with approximately 9,200 hotels across more than 80 countries, today announced the arrival of its Trademark Collection by Wyndham soft-brand to Latin ... Read More

African Tourism Board Launch welcomes Board of Airline Representatives of South Africa (BARSA)

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 29, 2019 09:12

June Crawford is the current CEO of BARSA, The Board of Airline Representatives of South Africa, and has held this position since 2014. She had previously held positions at KLM Royal ... Read More

Cardiac Arrest took PATA Life Member: Alwin Zecha, Founder Pacific Leisure Group

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 17, 2019 04:08

The funeral of Alwin Zecha, chairman and founder of Pacific Leisure Group, was held at Saturday at Rangsit Methodist Church and Crematorium in Bangkok, Thailand The Travel and Tourism industry ... Read More

Pakistan International Airlines flies from Peshawar to Al Ain, UAE

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 26, 2019 19:10

Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) launched bi-weekly flights connecting Al Ain, UAE with Peshawar, Pakistan. Maarten De Groof, Chief Commercial Officer of Abu Dhabi Airports, said: “Pakistan has always been one ... Read More

First Brexit airline casualty: flybmi left all passengers stranded

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 17, 2019 05:27

Airlines need to plan the exit from the EU in Britain, but with the current impossible and unpredictable situation for airlines to plan ahead, the first casualty is in flybmi. ... Read More

Qatar Airways buys into largest Chinese airline

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 2, 2019 17:15

Qatar Airways, the state-owned flag carrier of Qatar, Headquartered in the Qatar Airways Tower in Doha, announced that it has completed an on-market purchase of certain A shares and H ... Read More

Seychelles’ Alain St. Ange captures Uganda Civil Aviation Conference

editor editor- December 6, 2018 16:31

Seychelles’ former Minister for Tourism, Civil Aviation, Ports and Marine, Alain St. Ange, was invited to deliver the keynote address at yesterday’s Uganda Civil Aviation Authority’s Aviation Stakeholders Breakfast meeting. Read More

Bankrupt: Lufthansa Partner PrivateAir

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 5, 2018 22:23

It started with a Swiss court in October to declare bankrupcy proceeding against PrivateAIr after a vendor asked the court. PrivateAir responded it was a mistake and managed to operate ... Read More

IAG: Final assault on CEO of Norwegian Air?

Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy- December 4, 2018 14:48

Willie Walsh, CEO of the International Airlines Group (IAG), decided to give the final assault to Norwegian Air Shuttle. Read More

The keynote address at the 2016 PATA Annual Summit in Guam will come from Seychelles

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 13, 2016 12:26

Minister Alain St.Ange of the Seychelles is heading to the US island of Guam for the 2016 PATA Annual Summit. Read More

Global experts to headline PATA Annual Summit in Guam

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 9, 2016 08:38

The Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) Annual Summit 2016 (PAS 2016) has locked in an impressive roster of dynamic international guest speakers and panelists, including the Minister of Tourism and Read More

Myanmar airport prepares for surge in passenger numbers

editor editor- June 14, 2013 05:30

YANGON, MYANMAR – Yangon International Airport (YIA) in Myanmar is gearing up for projected 20% annual growth with new common-use systems from air transport IT specialist, SITA , as the ... Read More

Dubai International is world’s fastest growing airport

editor editor- April 5, 2013 06:13

LUTON, UK - Dubai International Airport is the fastest growing airport in the world, as measured by annual seat capacity growth, according to the latest statistics from OAG. Read More

IATA: Passenger growth accelerates on rising business confidence

editor editor- April 4, 2013 08:14

GENEVA, Switzerland - The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced global passenger traffic results for February showing that demand growth is accelerating on the back of stronger busi Read More