Preparing for a Digital Retailing Environment

Preparing for a Digital Retailing Environment

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced that the Airline Industry Retailing Symposium (AIRS) will address transforming legacy distribution and payment processes into a digital retailing environment. “AIRS will take place in Bangkok, 29-31 October, with THAI as the host...
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IATA CEO Wants Help, Not New Taxes in Bid to Cut Airline Emissions

IATA CEO Wants Help, Not New Taxes in Bid to Cut Airline Emissions

Airlines are facing increasing scrutiny over their damaging environmental impact and are having to search for ways to reduce their carbon emissions. At the moment this mainly comes from efficiency improvements in newer aircraft and controversial carbon offsets...
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Building Capacity for the Future

Building Capacity for the Future

Geneva – The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced that the 2019 Global Airport & Passenger Symposium (GAPS) will focus on the theme of building capacity for the future. GAPS will build critical alignment with a focus on three key....
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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 ...
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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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