IATA - International Air Transport Association

IATA members rescind YY fares after seven successful decades

YY Fares Retire after Seven Successful DecadesThe International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced that the YY Fares will be rescinded from 31 October 2018....

IATA: May passenger demand moderates from recent peak but stays strong

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced global passenger traffic results for May showing that demand (measured in revenue passenger kilometers, or RPKs) rose...

IATA: Global air freight demand increases 13% in May

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released data for global air freight markets showing that demand, measured in freight tonne kilometers (FTKs), grew 12.7%...

IATA welcomes the DHS steps to enhance aviation security without a ban on large PEDs on all US-bound flights

Statement on DHS Enhanced Security Requirements​The International Air Transport Association (IATA) welcomes the decision by the United States Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to...

Global standards the key for sustainable Russian aviation growth, says IATA

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) called on the Russian Federation to implement global standards and best practices, in order to maximize the economic...
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Qantas to host 74th IATA AGM in Sydney next year in June

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced that Qantas will host the 74th IATA Annual General Meeting (AGM) and World Air Transport Summit. The...

IATA Director General defending the business of freedom through better regulation

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) reported that the global airline industry’s performance on safety, sustainability and profitability is solid, but the industry faces...

Strong airline profits continue – Labour, fuel and supplier costs on the rise, according to IATA

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) revised its 2017 industry profitability outlook upwards. Airlines are expected to report a $31.4 billion profit (up from...

Infrastructure, smarter regulation key to success for Latin American aviation, says IATA

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) urged governments in Latin America to maximize the many benefits aviation generates by addressing critical infrastructure deficiencies and...

IATA: Passenger demand surges in April – Laptop ban may be affecting Middle East-US traffic

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced global passenger traffic data for April 2017 showing that demand (measured in revenue passenger kilometers or RPKs)...

IATA: Air freight demand growth eases but remains robust

 The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released data for global air freight markets showing that demand, measured in freight tonne kilometers (FTKs), rose 8.5%...

Aviation leaders assemble in Mexico for IATA’s 73rd Annual General Meeting

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced that leaders of the global air transport industry are gathering in Cancun, Mexico for the Association’s 73rd...

CEOs want third runway at Heathrow, but at the right price

Letter on the need to control excessive costs of London Heathrow Runway 3 ​Published in "The Times" newspaper, 26 May 2017 Sir, Much has been spoken in...

Kyrgyz Republic and IATA sign Memorandum of Understanding on flight safety and adoption of modern technologies

The International Air Transport Association (IATA), announced the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Civil Aviation Agency of the Ministry of...

New partnership to enhance quality assurance and safety in global aviation fuelling

The International Air Transport Association (IATA), the Joint Inspection Group (JIG), and Airlines for America (A4A) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to strengthen...

IATA: First quarter ends on strong note for passenger traffic

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced global passenger traffic results for March 2017 showing that demand (measured in revenue passenger kilometres, or RPKs)...
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Global air freight demand increases 14% in March

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released March 2017 demand growth results for global air freight markets showing a 14% expansion measured in freight...

The views of IATA chief on overbooking after the United 3411 incident

Passenger experience - Safety - From the blog of Alexandre de Juniac, Director General and CEO of IATA Taking a wider stance on overbooking​Everybody who...

IATA: Strong passenger demand (+4.8%), record load factor (79.5%) in February

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced global passenger traffic results for February showing a second month of strong demand growth to begin 2017.Total...

IATA: Air cargo demand continues upward trajectory in February

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released demand growth results for global air freight markets for February 2017 showing an 8.4% increase in demand...