Tag: IATA


  • MALAYSIA: IATA revises airline losses upwards to US$9 billion

    The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has predicted that the world’s scheduled airlines could lose as much as US$9 billion in 2009 – nearly twice the level of losses it forecast just three months ago – and has revised...... Read More
  • DOT withdraws controversial slot auctions

    The US Department of Transportation (DOT) announced recently it intends to cancel proposed slot auctions at New York’s three main area airports, reversing a controversial rule put in place by DOT in the waning days of the Bush administration....... Read More
  • Decline slows, but no recovery in sight: IATA

    The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has released its international traffic data for April which shows air freight continuing at very weak levels. International cargo was down 21.7 per cent in Aprilcompared to previous year levels. This is the...... Read More
  • Dubai World faces construction problems

    Five runways comprising mammoth project Dubai World Central Al Maktoum International Airport will be inaugurated earliest 1 June 2010, Emirates SkyCargo’s VP Cargo, Ram Menen told Payload Asia at the recent Transport Logistik exhibition in Munich. This means the...... Read More
  • Decline slows, but no recovery in sight: IATA

    The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has released its international traffic data for April which shows air freight continuing at very weak levels. International cargo was down 21.7% in April compared to previous year levels. This is the fifth...... Read More
  • IATA reiterates carbon neutral growth goal

    IATA director-general Giovanni Bisignani has called on governments to deliver a “global and sectoral” approach to reducing aviation emissions in the so-called Kyoto 2 package scheduled for discussion this December. “Air transport is a global industry with a good...... Read More
  • IATA reiterates view that market has bottomed

    The global economic crisis-induced air cargo downturn appears to have hit bottom as cargo volumes have remained down around 20 per cent year-on-year since crashing in December, the head of the International Air Transport Association (IATA) reiterated recently. “I...... Read More
  • Cargo drop stabilised but Swine flu new threat

    A stabilisation of global inventory levels has helped stabilise air freight demand and halted the freefall according to the International Air Transport Association (IATA) as it warned that concerns over a swine flu pandemic could have a significant impact...... Read More
  • 100% of IATA carriers meet IOSA safety audit

    The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has announced that all 224 of its member airlines, comprising 93 per cent of all scheduled international air traffic, are listed on the IATA Operational Safety Audit (IOSA) registry.  “Today is a...... Read More
  • IATA ups ’09 forecast with $4.7B industry loss

    Estimated losses for the global air industry are expected to nearly double from December’s forecast for 2009 as air carriers grapple with the worst crisis in over 60 years, with the International Air Transport Association (IATA) saying a significant...... Read More