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2011-06-14 21:09:00

BEIJING, June 14, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- It has been decided at the 67th Annual Conference of the International Air Transportation Association (IATA) held from 5th to 7th of June, 2011 that Air China will play host to and chair the 68th Annual Conference of IATA and the World Civil Aviation Summit to be held in Beijing, China in 2012 - the first time that the IATA Annual Conference will take place in the country. A high profile event in the global airline industry, each year the IATA...

2011-06-14 02:00:00

LONDON, June 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Travelmatch Says That the "Checkpoint of the Future"Unveiled by the International Air Transport Association Will Reduce Stress at the Airport. Airport security is set to change dramatically in the next few years thanks to the "Checkpoint of the Future", officially unveiled last week at the International Air Transport Association's (IATA) annual meeting. This next generation check-in system will funnel fliers through a new streamlined security system,...

2011-06-08 22:20:00

BEIJING, June 8, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Air China is to play host to and chair the 68th Annual Conference of International Air Transportation Association (IATA) and the World Civil Aviation Summit to be held in Beijing, China in 2012, which will bring together executives and decision makers of the world's airlines, airports, aircraft manufacturers and service suppliers. Air China is the world's most profitable carrier with the largest market capitalization. With a brand valued at RMB...

2011-05-28 00:00:49

Canadian Tourism College has been recognized by the International Air Transport Association (IATA), as Americas Top IATA Authorized Training Centre (ATC) for 2011. Vancouver, British Colombia (PRWEB) May 27, 2011 Canadian Tourism College has been recognized by the International Air Transport Association (IATA), as Americas Top IATA Authorized Training Centre (ATC) for 2011. Ismail Albaidhani, IATA's Head of Distant Learning stated, "I would like to congratulate Canadian Tourism College for...

2011-05-18 07:00:00

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., May 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Survey findings released today by CyberSource Corporation, a Visa company (NYSE: V) show that while airlines are gaining in their war against fraud, much work remains to be done. Airlines reported a loss of about $1.4 billion USD to online payment fraud in 2010. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/19990513/CYBRSOURCELOGO) Dr. Akif Khan, CyberSource's Director, Products and Services said: "The good news is that in terms of fraud...

2011-04-13 08:30:00

CHICAGO, April 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Zacks Equity Research discusses the Airlines Industry, including: Delta Air Lines (NYSE: DAL), United Continental Holdings Inc. (NYSE: UAL), Southwest Airlines (NYSE: LUV) and AirTran Holdings (NYSE: AAI). (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20101027/ZIRLOGO) A synopsis of today's Industry Outlook is presented below. The full article can be read at http://www.zacks.com/stock/news/51121/Airline+Industry+Outlook+-+April+2011 In a major...

2011-03-23 10:03:00

New "Coalition to Save Our GPS" Members Include the International Air Transport Association, National Business Aviation Association, the Regional Airline Association and Metropolitan Washington Airport Authorities WASHINGTON, March 23, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The "Coalition to Save Our GPS" announced today that its membership has more than doubled in two weeks. In turn, more than 30,000 companies are represented in the Coalition through their trade associations. New members...

2011-03-21 07:03:00

TULSA, Okla., March 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Omni Air International (Omni) receives IOSA registration. Omni has successfully met the standards and recommended practices necessary to achieve IATA's Operational Safety Audit (IOSA) registration. Omni becomes the first non-scheduled passenger airline in the United States to achieve IOSA's high standard for its passenger services. The IOSA program is designed to ensure that Omni, and all other operators attaining registration, not only meet...

2011-02-14 08:00:00

WASHINGTON, Feb. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Aviation Week, in partnership with the International Aviation Club of Washington, announced today that Giovanni Bisignani, director general and CEO of the International Air Transport Association (IATA), is the 2011 recipient of the L. Welch Pogue Award. This prestigious annual award, named in honor of one of the founding fathers of international civil aviation, recognizes lifetime achievement in aviation. Bisignani will be recognized at a gala...

2010-12-08 07:23:00

NEWARK, N.J., Dec. 8, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Lion online training quickly prepares shippers for critical components of the new 2011 rules for shipping hazmats by air. Companies that ship hazmats must be ready to ship under the new International Air Transport Association Dangerous Goods Regulations (IATA DGR), 52nd Edition, which go into effect January 1, 2011. There are hundreds of changes to the new edition; most notably are widespread changes to the packing rules and new rules for shipping...


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