Tag: IATA


  • IATA: Slow improvement continues

    The International Air Transport Association (IATA) reported international scheduled traffic results for October 2009 showing continued improving conditions, although yields remain under serious pressure. Demand for both International cargo and passenger demand both rose to 0.5 per cent below...... Read More
  • Airline exec confidence returns

    Airline executives expect improved results and a rebound in cargo volumes in the coming year, a “turning point” for a sector closely linked to economic trends, a survey released on Monday showed. The International Air Transport Association (IATA) said...... Read More
  • IATA sets broad agenda for the Middle East

    The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has urged the air transport industry in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) to focus on key challenges of growth, including safety, cost control, liberalization and the environment. Giovanni Bisignani, IATA’s director...... Read More
  • IATA growth not quite as good as it seems

    The latest International Air Transport Association (IATA) figures for air cargo show a decline of 9.6 per cent year-on-year (y-o-y) in August compared to declines of 11.3 per cent in July and 16.5 per cent in June. But that...... Read More
  • Air cargo upturn underway, but “fragile”

    Signs of a clear, but fragile recovery in air cargo demand are being driven by companies restocking inventories which have run low, the International Air Transport Association (IATA) said on Thursday. But this pick up would remain “fragile” as...... Read More
  • US$6 billion 1H losses for airlines

    Airlines around the globe lost more than US$6 billion during the first half of the year due to the economic crisis, even as fresh figures showed some signs of recovery in the passenger and freight business, International Air Transport...... Read More
  • EUROPE & CIS: Two per cent global fleet expansion in June

    The global airline fleet expanded by about two per cent in June, thanks to new plane deliveries and a largerthan- expected number of aircraft being taken out of storage, according to the International Air Transport Association (IATA). IATA estimates...... Read More
  • International Air Transport Association (IATA)

    The International Air Transport Association (IATA) said June marked the 13th consecutive month of contracting demand for international air cargo. Despite reaching a bottom in December, improvement has been slowed by high inventory levels and soft demand. “At the...... Read More
  • International Air Transport Association

    The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced that Cathay Pacific Airways CEO Tony Tyler started his one-year term as the Chairman of the IATA Board of Governors. Tyler succeeds Samer Majali, CEO of Royal Jordanian Airlines, who served as...... Read More
  • IATA: Cargo drop slowed but yield still down

    The year long decline in global air cargo slowed in July but revenue and freight rates remain under intense pressure, the International Air Transport Association (IATA) said. Cargo volumes fell 11.3 per cent last month from July 2008, compared...... Read More