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IATA – Passenger Demand Remains Strong

On August 6 the International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced global passenger traffic results (revenue passenger kilometers or RPKs) for June showing a 5.7% increase … More ››

IATA’s Premium Traffic Monitor

IATA has released its assessment of the Premium and Economy travel market for May 2015. Its key points are: • Passenger travel on international markets … More ››

FAA and Industry Will Study US Pilot Fitness

The US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has announced it is working with the commercial aviation and medical communities to study the emotional and mental health … More ››

IATA Launches Standard Safety Assessment Programme

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has launched the IATA Standard Safety Assessment (ISSA) for airlines not eligible for the IATA Operational Safety Audit (IOSA). … More ››

Air Freight Makes Slow Start in 2015

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On March 3, the International Air Transport Association (IATA) released data for global air freight markets showing a 3.2% expansion in freight tonne kilometers (FTKs) … More ››

Kapil Bhargava 1928-2014

Airports International magazine is sad to report the passing of its former India correspondent, Group Captain Kapil Bhargava IAF (Retd), who passed away on December … More ››

Airlines Announce New Customer Protection Agreement

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The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has announced a new arrangement to help passengers impacted by airline bankruptcy. A voluntary agreement on behalf of its … More ››

Airports Support EU Coordinated Response on Ebola

Brussels, October 14, 2014: In the midst of the ongoing Ebola outbreak in West Africa, rising public concerns about its potential spread and an evolving … More ››

Air Freight Recovery Strengthens: IATA

On October 1 the International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced August 2014 data for global air freight markets showing continued robust growth in air cargo … More ››

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 ››