IATA and Star Alliance Extend Cooperation to Improve Passenger Experience

IATA and Star Alliance Extend Cooperation to Improve Passenger Experience

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) and Star Alliance have renewed their collaboration on traveller document verification to improve the passenger experience. Star Alliance and IATA, in a signing ceremony at IATA’s 75th Annual General Meeting in Seoul, agreed that...
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Solid Passenger Demand Growth in April

Solid Passenger Demand Growth in April

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced global passenger traffic results for April 2019 showing that demand (revenue passenger kilometers or RPKs) rose by 4.3% compared to April 2018. April capacity (available seat kilometers or ASKs) incr...
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TPConnects helps airlines improve travel retailing experience by achieving IATA ONE Order Certification

TPConnects helps airlines improve travel retailing experience by achieving IATA ONE Order Certification

TPConnects, a new generation global travel technology provider to the airlines and travel sellers, announced that TPConnects was granted “ONE Order Capable” status as an Order Management System for its ONE Order-based solution, under the ONE Order Certific...
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Cooperation Key to Keeping Aviation Secure Amid Evolving Threats & Doubling Passenger Demand

Cooperation Key to Keeping Aviation Secure Amid Evolving Threats & Doubling Passenger Demand

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) called on industry and governments to work together more closely to keep aviation secure in the face of evolving security threats and the forecast doubling of passenger demand to reach 8.2 billion by 2037....
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Statement on Latest Aviation No-Deal Brexit Planning

Statement on Latest Aviation No-Deal Brexit Planning

IATA notes the outcome of the European Union trilogue which has substantially revised the Commission’s original no-deal Brexit proposals of last December. The latest proposals adopt a common-sense approach to maintaining and enabling the connectivity between...
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IATA Calls on US Government, Industry, to Work Together to Grow Aviation’s Benefits

IATA Calls on US Government, Industry, to Work Together to Grow Aviation’s Benefits

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) urged the United States government and industry to work together to ensure that aviation is able to accommodate an expected 62% rise in demand for air travel to, from and within the country over...
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Air Freight Demand Ends Year Up 3.5%, Despite Softening Late 2018

Air Freight Demand Ends Year Up 3.5%, Despite Softening Late 2018

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released full-year 2018 data for global air freight markets showing that demand, measured in freight tonne kilometers (FTKs) grew by 3.5% compared to 2017. This was significantly lower than the extraordinary 9...
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Healthy Passenger Demand Continues in 2018 with Another Record Load Factor

Healthy Passenger Demand Continues in 2018 with Another Record Load Factor

 The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced global passenger traffic results for 2018 showing that demand (revenue passenger kilometers or RPKs) rose by a healthy 6.5% compared to full-year 2017. Although this represented a slowdown compared...
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IATA calls for clarity as Brexit flight cap looms

IATA calls for clarity as Brexit flight cap looms

IATA has called on the European Union and the UK to provide clarity on how the bloc’s proposal for a cap on flights would work in the event of a no-deal Brexit. “That current flight levels will be protected even...
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Safety, Competitiveness, Infrastructure Key to Aviation’s Benefits in Africa

Safety, Competitiveness, Infrastructure Key to Aviation’s Benefits in Africa

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) urged governments in Africa to maximize the positive social and economic power of aviation by working together to promote safe, sustainable and efficient air connectivity. “African aviation supports $55.8 bi...
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