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IATA Announces Femke Sickler Winner of 2018 FACE-UP Competition

By George Hatcher

IATA The International Air Transport Association (IATA) is the trade association for the world’s airlines, representing some 280 airlines or 83% of total air traffic. We support many areas of aviation activity and help formulate industry policy on critical aviation issues. Winner of 2018 FACE-UP Competition Geneva – The International Air Transport Association (IATA)... »

2017 Airline Safety Performance

By George Hatcher

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released data for the 2017 safety performance of the commercial airline industry showing continued strong improvements in safety. Download article as PDF »

Global Aviation Facing Critical Issues; Conclude Panelists at 20th World Routes Development Forum

By George Hatcher

Renowned panelists in the first panel discussion at the 20th World Routes Development Forum, which was held in Chicago on September 21, concluded that the global aviation industry is currently facing 5 critical challenges. As per the results of live polling moderated by BBC World News presenter, Aaron Heslehurst, the delegates regarded infrastructure as... »

Air Malta Renews IOSA Registration

By George Hatcher

The IATA operational safety audit (IOSA) registration of Air Malta has been renewed, after an IATA- approved audit organization conducted thorough audit of its facilities. IOSA, which comprehensively evaluates the policies, procedures and correct implementation in all departments including security management, flight operations, organisation and management system, operational control and flight dispatch, cabin operations,... »

IATA Members Seek Measures to Deter Unruly Air Passenger Behavior

By George Hatcher

In the recently held 70th Annual General Meeting (AGM) of the International Air Transport Association (IATA), IATA members unanimously passed a resolution focused on effectively deterring and managing the issue of unruly behavior of air passengers. In the resolution, IATA members prompted government and industry to join hands to develop a balanced set of... »

IATA Releases 2013 Commercial Aviation Safety Performance Statistics

By George Hatcher

International Air Transport Association (IATA) has released the 2013 commercial aviation performance statistics. According to IATA, more than 3 billion people enjoyed safe air travel last year, through 36.4 million flights. 81 air accidents happened throughout the year, out of which 16 were fatal. The total fatalities in commercial aviation accidents were 210, as... »

IATA Checkpoint of the Future

By George Hatcher

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) unveiled the first mock-up of a Checkpoint of the Future, designed to enhance security while reducing queues and intrusive searches at airports, using intelligence-driven risk-based measures. IATA’s Checkpoint of the Future is being shown to delegates attending the Association’s 67th Annual General Meeting (AGM) and World Air Transport... »

Opportunity for a Global Framework on Environment – IATA Urges Agreement at ICAO Assembly

By George Hatcher

Montreal – The International Air Transport Association (IATA) urged the governments of the world to reach an agreement on a global framework to manage international aviation’s emissions at the 37th Assembly of the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO). “The biggest challenge for this Assembly is to reach an agreement on a global solution to... »

IATA Press Release: Priorities for Indonesian Aviation

By George Hatcher

Date: 4 August 2010 Jakarta – The International Air Transport Association (IATA) outlined the priorities for Indonesia’s aviation industry. “Now is the time to plan and build for the future. With 240 million people living on thousands of islands and great world-class tourist attractions, the potential for aviation to grow and drive economic development... »

Aviation Leaders Gather in Berlin

By George Hatcher

Berlin – The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced that Berlin will be world’s aviation capital as the city prepares to host 600 industry leaders for the 66th IATA Annual General Meeting and World Air Transport Summit from 6-8 June 2010. The official program starts at 0900 CET on 7 June with the State... »

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August 2018
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  • Frontier Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing at Raleigh–Durham International Airport https://t.co/6U3Wjq14yI
    about 12 mins ago
  • Virgin Atlantic Flight Diverts to Shannon Airport due to Cargo Smoke Indication https://t.co/JA5PpghhJV
    about 16 mins ago
  • American Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Charlotte https://t.co/bpjWKqc53b
    about 32 mins ago
  • Air Wisconsin Flight Makes Emergency Landing at Tri-Cities Airport https://t.co/f9Qe7uhKHi
    about 35 mins ago
  • Ecuador: 24 Killed, 22 Injured in Tourist Bus Crash via @indiacom https://t.co/T61Dyrre58
    about 10 hours ago