ARTICLES RELATING TO IATA AGM

New tech to improve air passengers' flying experience - industry

2019-06-17 19:20

With air passengers expected to double by 2037, the aviation industry is looking to leverage off new technology and ideas to ease the burden of the transition for airlines.

Slowing demand, rising costs squeezing airline profits - report

2019-06-15 16:29

Slowing demand and rising costs are squeezing airline profits, according to a report by the International Air Transport Association.

Jobs, money from extra direct Cape Town flights - expert

2019-06-15 11:03

Every single extra aircraft that lands in Cape Town means more jobs and additional funds for the region, an aviation consultant tells Fin24.

Airlines battling drunk, smoking, violent passengers

2019-06-12 13:16

The International Air Transport Association says it is concerned about a growing trend of unruly passenger incidents, which is becoming more frequent and more severe.

Privatising airports no magic solution – aviation CEO

2019-06-05 22:08

Privatising airports due to lack of funds for infrastructure development is not a “magic solution” for African governments, cautions the CEO of the International Air Transport Association.

Improving safety must be top priority for African aviation – expert

2019-06-02 18:09

Improving safety should be the top priority for the aviation industry in Africa, says the regional representative of the International Air Transport Association.

Falling confidence hits African airlines' international business

2019-05-12 06:00

The upward trend in African airlines' international passenger travel demand has softened since mid-2018, 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.

 

'The more people connected through flying, the greater the benefits' - CEO

2019-06-17 13:57

Increasing protectionism or isolating political agendas threaten to compromise the value the global aviation industry creates, the CEO of the International Air Transport Association warned.

SA aviation: A tale of 2 airline industries, says CEO

2019-06-15 13:27

That there are essentially two sets of airline performances in Southern Africa, and there are clear differences between those that are privately owned and those that are not, the CEO of the Airlines Association of Southern Africa tells Fin24.

Biometrics are the future in travel - if the industry can coordinate, warns CEO

2019-06-15 08:00

A fragmented approach to using biometric tech in aviation and travel means it might not reach its full potential, warns the CEO of the World Travel and Tourism Council.

How airlines are dealing with 6.1m tonnes of cabin waste per year

2019-06-11 07:45

In 2018 airlines generated an estimated total of about 6.1m tonnes of cabin waste, of which between 20% and 30% was untouched food and drink, according to the International Air Transport Association.

Wildlife smugglers trying new tricks on planes

2019-06-03 20:07

Improved cargo scanning means there has been a shift in how wildlife is being smuggled on planes, says a senior executive at the International Air Transport Association.

Boeing Max 8 accidents put aviation reputation in the spotlight - industry expert

2019-06-02 13:01

Aviation safety is always a top priority and the numbers categorically show that flying is safe, says the CEO of the International Air Transport Association.

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.

Security, growth concerns damaging tourism - industry CEOs

2018-06-12 18:07

Security and sustainable growth are two of the biggest challenges to travel and tourism, says the CEO of the World Travel and Tourism Council.

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.

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.

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