Latest International Air Transport Association Stories

2008-06-20 18:00:24

IATA chief: fuel prices biggest challenge to airlines AMMAN, June 19 (Xinhua) -- Rising fuel prices are the biggest challenge facing the air transport industry, local daily The Jordan Times reported Thursday, quoting Samer Majali, new chairman of the International Air Transport Association (IATA) board of governors.

2008-06-19 09:00:42

By Danny Fortson Business Correspondent The airline industry will be hit by a downturn far worse than even the most tumultuous periods in recent memory - the post- 9/11 years and the early Nineties recession - new research predicts.

2007-12-09 14:34:22

The aviation industry’s part in the battle over global warming is heating up fast.

2007-10-01 09:00:26

Unisys Corporation (NYSE:UIS) announced today that Hahn Air Systems GmbH has successfully implemented the initial phase of its eTops next-generation airline booking system based on the Unisys Airline Core Systems Solutions (AirCore).

2006-07-05 13:47:30

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Transportation Department proposed on Wednesday lifting an antitrust waiver for an international trade group that sets airfares and air cargo rates between the United States and Europe.

2006-06-01 07:02:14

By Tim Hepher and Benoit Van Oversraeten PARIS (Reuters) - Global airlines accused the United States and Europe of failing to coordinate security and trade policies on Thursday, saying a European court decision to halt a data-sharing deal had left them in legal no-man's-land.

2005-09-29 11:52:33

By Jeff Mason BRUSSELS (Reuters) - International airlines and the United States are giving a cool reception to the European Union's plans to bring aviation into its greenhouse gas emissions trading scheme.

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