• Philippines can boost cargo by lowering taxes: IATA

    The Philippines has been urged to drop aviation taxes by the International Air Transport Association.... Read More
  • IATA urges expansion of Suvarnabhumi airport

    The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has warned of the need to expand Bangkok Suvarnabhumi Airport (SVB).... Read More
  • Cargo demand stable but outlook fragile: IATA

    The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released global traffic results for February 2012 warning that the figures are distorted by various global events, showing a 5.2 per cent rise in cargo demand and an 8.6 per cent improvement in...... Read More
  • Kingfisher suspended from IATA Clearing House

    India’s beleaguered Kingfisher Airlines - which has not made a profit since its inception in May 2005 - has been suspended by the International Air Transport Association (IATA) from its accounts settlement system effective 7 March for non-payment of...... Read More
  • IATA on the hook

    The International Air Transport Association (IATA) took its typical share of bruises over the course of the two days, with much discussion of the Cargo Account Settlement Systems (CASS) – IATA’s system for billing and settling of accounts between...... Read More
  • Of security, IATA and bank guarantees…

    Security was a key topic during the two-day congress, with Fiata’s chairman of the Advisory Body on Security Matters, David Fielder giving an overview of the status of various security programmes around the world.... Read More
  • Hong Kong’s Sept cargo falls 6%

    Hong Kong International Airport (HKIA), the world’s busiest air cargo hub, posted a 6.1 per cent decline in September cargo volumes as the European and US economic slowdown dampens consumer demand for high-value exports from Asia, especially China.... Read More
  • Whither the peak season?

    With the latest statistics out from both the International Air Transport Association (IATA) and the Association of Asia Pacific Airlines (AAPA) confirming what has been more and more evident with each passing month to the air cargo industry, it...... Read More
  • E-freight: Has its time come?

    It would be fair to say that things have never looked better for the much maligned, heavily criticised and quite frankly, often misunderstood, e-freight initiative.... Read More
  • Air freight continues decline, down 4.7% in Oct

    The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has released global traffic figures for October showing cargo demand down 4.7 per cent below the same month in 2010 .... Read More