IATA Airline Business Confidence Survey – July 2018

IATA Airline Business Confidence Survey – July 2018

The results of the survey conducted in early-July, suggest that the squeeze on airline operating profit margins intensified during Q2 2018. This is consistent with increased reports of higher input costs, mainly reflecting developments in jet fuel prices. Many of our respondents...
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IATA finds ‘troubling’ figures on European ATC delays

IATA finds ‘troubling’ figures on European ATC delays

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has found what it calls ‘troubling’ figures on delays caused by the air traffic control (ATC) staff shortages and strikes affecting much of Europe this summer. The data shows that delays caused by ATC...
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IATA, CFM International Sign Pro-Competitive Agreement on Engine Maintenance

IATA, CFM International Sign Pro-Competitive Agreement on Engine Maintenance

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced that it has entered into an agreement with CFM International (CFM) that will lead to increased competition in the market for maintenance, repair and overhaul services (MRO) on engines. Under the agre...
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IATA Reiterates Strong Support for New Mexico City Airport

IATA Reiterates Strong Support for New Mexico City Airport

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) emphasized its strong support for the construction of a new international airport for Mexico City that was launched in 2014 to replace Benito Juárez International Airport. “With its enormous local popul...
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IATA Launches Certification Program for Animals Travelling by Air

IATA Launches Certification Program for Animals Travelling by Air

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has launched a new standardized global certification program to improve the safety and welfare of animals travelling by air. The Center of Excellence for Independent Validators for Live Animals Logistics (CEIV...
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IATA: Airport Expansion Plans “the right place, at the wrong price”

IATA: Airport Expansion Plans “the right place, at the wrong price”

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) welcomed the UK Transport Select Committee’s endorsement of Heathrow as the right location to expand airport capacity, but warned that the costs could still spiral out of control. IATA also welcomed the ...
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Aim for 1 Billion Passengers to Fly on Sustainable Fuel Flights by 2025

Aim for 1 Billion Passengers to Fly on Sustainable Fuel Flights by 2025

The International Air transport Association (IATA) set out an aim  for one billion passengers to fly on flights powered by a mix of jet fuel and sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) by 2025. On the present uptake trajectory it is anticipated...
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Common Principles Urged to Help Aviation Continue to Deliver its Benefits

Common Principles Urged to Help Aviation Continue to Deliver its Benefits

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) urged the US government and industry stakeholders to agree upon a set of common principles in order to enable aviation to continue to increase the level of benefits it delivers in the US and...
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IATA: Fuel prices, labor costs likely to slow passenger growth in 2018

IATA: Fuel prices, labor costs likely to slow passenger growth in 2018

December passenger traffic moderated, however, with a 6.2% year-over-year rise in traffic, the slowest growth rate in three months. Capacity in the region was up 7.9%; the regional load factor increased 1.1 point YOY to 79.6%. Latin American carriers saw...
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ENAV and IATA to Develop an Airspace Strategy for Italy

ENAV and IATA to Develop an Airspace Strategy for Italy

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) and ENAV, the Italian Air Navigation Service Provider, have agreed to develop and implement an Italian National Airspace Strategy. Air transport contributes €42.4 billion to Italian GDP and supports almost ...
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