ICAO Meeting Tackles Conflict Zone Risks

On August 26 ICAO concluded its second two-day meeting in as many weeks of the Task Force on Risks to Civil Aviation arising from Conflict … More ››

IATA: Air Freight Volumes Expand More Slowly

On August 5 the International Air Transport Association (IATA) released data for global air freight markets showing 2.3% growth in demand (measured in freight tonne … More ››

IATA Makes Statement on MH17

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released the following statement from its Director General and CEO, Tony Tyler: “The tragedy of MH17 is an outrage. … More ››

Making a Safe Industry Even Safer

Tony Tyler: IATA CEO

    The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has called on governments and industry to focus on partnerships, data analysis and runway safety in the … More ››

Oslo: On Track to Double in Size

(Image: Oslo Airport)

  After breaking ground in 2011, construction of Oslo Gardermoen Airport’s (IATA:OSL) new departures and arrivals hall, railway station and pier reached the halfway mark … More ››

Skyguide Plans the First Virtual ATC Centre


On January 31, 2014, Skyguide, the Swiss national air traffic services provider, unveiled plans to produce the first virtual air traffic control centre (ATCC).  The … More ››

New Year’s Day 2014 marked 100 Years of Commercial Aviation

Flight 2014

January 1, 2014, marked exactly 100 years since the birth of commercial aviation. The International Air Transport Association (IATA) invites everyone with an interest in … More ››

IATA: Airlines Expect 31% Rise in Passenger Demand by 2017


On December 10 the International Air Transport Association (IATA) released its Airline Industry Forecast 2013-2017 showing that airlines expect to see a 31% increase in … More ››

Sochi: 100-day Paralympic Countdown Starts

(Photo: Basel Aero Press Service)

With November 27 marking 100 days to go before the opening ceremony of the XI Winter Paralympic Games, Basel Aero, operator of Russia’s Sochi Airport … More ››

Etihad Launches Regional Strategy


Etihad Airways, the national carrier of the United Arab Emirates, has announced what it describes a ‘step-change in global aviation,’ with the launch of its … More ››