Sunday, 17 December 2017

Headlines
  • IATA Sees Good Times Continuing for Airlines - IATA forecasts airlines to see record passengers & revenues in 2018.  According to International Air Transport Association (IATA) leaders, airlines expect to record their fourth consecutive year of “sustainable profits” in 2018 on continued rising passenger growth and cargo. These are good times for the global air transport industry. More...
  • IATA Urges #eyesopen in Human Trafficking Campaign - The International Air Transport Association (IATA), Airports Council International (ACI) and other aviation industry partners will launch a human trafficking awareness campaign during next year’s first quarter. Dubbed #eyesopen, the campaign will initially concentrate on the airline community because the air services can be misused as a means of transporting...
  • October Passenger Demand Rebounds from Weather-Impacted September - The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced that global passenger traffic demand on October rose 7.2% compared to the same month last year. Capacity grew 6.2% and load factor climbed 0.8 percentage points to 80.8%, which was a record for the month. Domestic and international travel growth largely was in...
  • Auckland begins trial of digital air traffic control - A prototype digital air traffic control is being trialled at Auckland International Airport. Digital towers present controllers with a huge amount of information and panoramic views of an airfield in more detail than is possible to see with the human eye The demonstration prototype will be used to assess how digital towers...
  • Transforming IT Infrastructure to Offer Best-in-Class Airport Services: A Look into Fraport AG -  As airlines, retail customers and passengers all require high-quality, uninterrupted services – major international airports place high demands on network infrastructure and solutions for its around-the-clock operations. Fraport AG, operator of Frankfurt Airport, is a leader in the global airport business offering a full range of integrated airport management services....