• IATA’s first World Maintenance Symposium to explore game-changing technologies

    Published on : Wednesday, July 8, 2015

    The International Air Transport Association (IATA) will host the first World Maintenance Symposium (WMS) on 23-24 September in Miami, Florida. The cost of aircraft maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) was $62.1 billion in 2014 and is expected to grow to …

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  • IATA Releases 2014 Safety Performance

    Published on : Tuesday, March 10, 2015

    The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released 2014 commercial aviation safety performance. The 2014 global jet accident rate (measured in hull losses per 1 million flights) was 0.23, which was the lowest rate in history and the equivalent of one …

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  • IATA and Travel Capitalist Ventures Launch NDC Innovation Fund

    Published on : Thursday, October 16, 2014

    The International Air Transport Association (IATA) partnered with Travel Capitalist Ventures, a leading travel-focused investment firm, to create the NDC Innovation Fund. This fund will support innovation in airline distribution using the New Distribution Capability (NDC) standard. NDC is a …

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  • Kenya Flights Continue as Airlines Asked to Follow WHO on Ebola

    Published on : Tuesday, August 19, 2014

    The International Air Transport Association (IATA) said airlines should maintain services to Ebola-hit regions that need connections with the outside world. Citing World Health Organization advice that aviation constitutes a “low risk” for Ebola transmission IATA said yesterday that the …

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  • IATA – Aviation Day Sets Agenda for Enhanced Intra-African Connectivity

    Published on : Monday, August 18, 2014

    The International Air Transport Association (IATA) African Aviation Day emphasized the need for intra-African air connectivity to spread economic and social prosperity across the continent. In particular, IATA noted that the liberalization of air rights for intra-Africa flights could yield …

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  • Air travelling is safe regardless of recent mishaps

    Published on : Monday, August 4, 2014

    The recent airline disasters have encapsulated the global travel industry with a growing concern of air travel safety. However, according to the travel industry experts, air travelling is getting more and more secured. It is observed that the number of …

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  • ACI, IATA and CANSO join ICAO to discuss risks to civil aviation arising from conflict zones: All parties reaffirm commitment to the safety of air travelers

    Published on : Friday, August 1, 2014

    Airports Council International (ACI), along with the International Air Transport Association (IATA) and the Civil Air Navigation Services Organisation (CANSO), participated in a meeting at the head offices of the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) in Montreal, Canada earlier today …

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  • IATA Director General to Attend High-Level ICAO Meeting 29 July

    Published on : Saturday, July 26, 2014

    The International Air Transport Association (IATA) will attend a special high-level meeting next Tuesday 29 July at the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) to discuss issues surrounding the downing of MH17.   The meeting will be held at ICAO’s Montreal …

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  • IATA Using IT to Improve the Passenger Experience

    Published on : Friday, June 20, 2014

    The International Air Transport Association (IATA) urged aviation stakeholders to develop and use information technology (IT) to drive improvements in the passenger experience. “We must always remember that we fly people and cargo, not planes. So our mindset has to …

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  • IATA Annual General Meeting concludes on a high note in Doha

    Published on : Thursday, June 5, 2014

    The 70th IATA (International Air Transport Association) Annual General Meeting (AGM) and World Transport Summit 2014 concluded on a high note in Doha on Tuesday after a series of successful rounds of deliberations, key resolutions, negotiations and agreements were passed. …

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