Star Alliance confident that SAA will pull through

2018-06-13 15:39

Although South African Airways has challenges, its global airline partner alliance, Star Alliance, is confident that the airline will manage to pull through.

'I wouldn't characterise it as state capture' - CEO Jarana on SAA

2018-06-12 14:09

More work must be done to clean up business at SAA – but he will not go as far as to call the airline's problems state capture, CEO Vuyani Jarana has told Fin24.

Stop putting power banks, spare batteries in checked luggage, warns IATA

2018-06-07 05:15

Many passengers are carrying prohibited items in their checked baggage, with power banks and spare batteries carrying higher risk, says the International Air Transport Association.

Africa's airport tender processes 'lack transparency'

2018-06-04 11:45

African airport tender processes tend to lack transparency, says a director at the International Air Transport Association.

Aviation industry gathers in Sydney

2018-05-31 18:36

Leaders of the global air transport industry are gathering in Sydney for the 74th annual general meeting of the International Air Transport Association.

Blocked funds increasing problem for airlines in Africa - Iata

2018-01-19 17:29

In nine African countries international carriers are unable to repatriate foreign currency earnings, while locally-based airlines experience difficulties too.

4 threats to aviation security - Iata

2018-01-06 10:00

There are four threats and five challenges to aviation security, according to the International Air Transport Association.

Unmanned aircraft will bring aviation opportunities - experts

2017-12-18 16:43

It is foreseeable that unmanned aircraft will be used to transport passengers over the long-term, according to the International Air Transport Association.

SAA deal not unfair - Airlink CEO

2017-10-22 19:17

The business model of Airlink as a franchisee of SAA is a clone of many successful regional feeder franchises around the world, says CEO Rodger Foster.

African airlines show increased passenger demand

2017-09-06 21:11

African airlines experienced a 6.5% increase in traffic compared to a year ago, down from 9.8% demand growth in June, according to the International Air Transport Association.

 

EyesOpen campaign aimed at human trafficking in the aviation industry

2018-06-13 09:20

The International Air Transport Association is is mobilising the global airline industry in the fight against human trafficking.

Regulation, infrastructure trip up African airlines - Iata

2018-06-12 13:47

African airlines continue their very slow emergence from a low point in 2014 when they made a collective $900m loss, says Iata.

Governments should play part in financing airline security - ASAA CEO

2018-06-06 17:29

Airlines' focus on security comes at a huge cost and raises the issue of governments' role in covering expenses, says Chris Zweigenthal, CEO of the Airline Association of Southern Africa.

Unlocking economic, social benefits of aviation critical for Africa

2018-06-03 18:45

The International Air Transport Association and the African Airline Association signed a memorandum of understanding to unlock the economic and social benefits of aviation for Africa's development.

Facing challenge of airline demand outpacing airport capacity

2018-03-05 17:00

Airport capacity and airline demand for access to airports cannot keep pace with each other, says the head of worldwide airport slots at Iata.

Unruly passengers on planes still a challenge - report

2018-01-14 22:00

Between 2007 and 2016 more than 58 000 incidents involving unruly passengers were reported to Iata, an analysis by the industry body shows.

Aviation safety in Africa continues to improve - Iata

2018-01-02 14:58

Aviation safety in Africa continued to improve over the past five years, research by the International Air Transport Association shows.

Call for more liberal African skies

2017-12-14 18:14

Governments in Africa need to make a concerted effort to further liberalise its skies in order to promote internal connectivity, says Iata's CEO.

Iata award for Lufthansa

2017-09-28 15:31

The International Air Transport Association has presented Lufthansa with the Fast Travel Platinum Award for its mobile self-service solutions.

African airlines show largest air freight demand increase

2017-09-05 18:13

African carriers posted the largest year-on-year increase in air freight demand of all regions in July 2017 and the second fastest monthly rise in seven years.

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