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 population, strong attractions for...
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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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How airlines continued to thrive in 2017 despite challenges

How airlines continued to thrive in 2017 despite challenges

Airlines continued to expand and kept a grip on improved profitability off the back of strong air travel demand in 2017, even if the positive mood was punctuated by a series of high-profile challenges and service interruptions that dominated headlines....
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Demand Growth Strengthens in November

Demand Growth Strengthens in November

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced global passenger traffic results for November 2017 showing continued robust demand. Total revenue passenger kilometers (RPKs) rose 8.0% compared to November 2016, the fastest growth rate in five mont...
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November Peak Season Air Freight Demand Up 8.8%

November Peak Season Air Freight Demand Up 8.8%

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released data for global air freight markets showing that demand climbed 8.8% in November 2017 compared to the year-earlier period. This was an increase from the 5.8% annual growth recorded in October 2017. De...
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