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2009-11-18 07:00:00

MUMBAI, India, November 18 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Hexaware Technologies, a leading global provider of IT & BPO services and consulting, today announced the launch of the QwikCheck Bar Coded Boarding Passes (BCBP) solution. The solution will help generate two dimensional (2D) Bar-coded boarding passes. This ready to use solution can be easily integrated with any existing Departure Control System (DCS) system used by an airline, to enhance the web and mobile check-in facilities...

2009-11-10 08:17:00

DAYTON, Ohio, Nov. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- CSafe, LLC, www.csafellc.com, provider of technology solutions for the temperature sensitive airfreight market, today announced that they are taking immediate steps to incorporate the IATA regulated Time and Temperature Sensitive Label for healthcare products on its AcuTemp® RKN air cargo container. The new Time and Temperature Sensitive label is part of IATA's 10th Edition Perishable Cargo Regulations Manual which officially takes...

2009-11-02 08:49:00

NORWALK, Conn., Nov. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Southern Air Inc. today announced that it has become the fifth U.S.-based all-cargo carrier to pass the International Air Transport Association ("IATA") Operational Safety Audit ("IOSA") and be registered as an IOSA compliant airline Brian Neff, Southern Air's president, said, "We are incredibly pleased that Southern Air's safety program has earned IOSA registration. The IATA Operational Safety Audit is the benchmark for global safety management in...

2009-09-15 14:40:11

A leading airline association in Paris said airline losses in 2009 would reach $11 billion with customer demand for flights slack. The International Air Transport Association, which represents 230 airlines, increased the loss forecast from June by $2 billion and said airlines would not quite pull out of their tailspin in 2010 although losses would improve next year to $3.8 billion. As airlines continue to adjust to the global recession with reduced flight schedules, industry revenues are...

2009-08-18 08:37:00

SAO PAULO, Aug. 18 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- GOL Linhas Aereas Inteligentes S.A. (NYSE: GOL; Bovespa: GOLL4), the largest low-cost and low-fare airline in Latin America, has been awarded IOSA (IATA Operational Safety Audit) registration from IATA (International Air Transport Association), recognized as the global standard for assessing airlines' operational safety and controls. Receiving the registration underlines the Company's excellent operational safety standards and increases...

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2009-06-30 11:40:00

A new report published on Monday shows the new strain of H1N1 flu followed the airline route map as it spread around the globe, Reuters reported. Researchers at St. Michael's Hospital in Toronto found that the swine flu virus spread first and quickest in March and April in the United States and Canada "” where 80 percent of airline passengers traveled in March and April of 2008. Travel patterns were also similar in 2007 and therefore likely to be similar in 2009, according to Dr. Kamram...

2009-06-08 08:17:08

The International Transport Association in Montreal said the airline industry is on track to lose $9 billion in 2009, with revenues dropping 15 percent. Worldwide revenues are expected to drop $80 billion to $448 billion, IATA said. Addressing industry leaders at an IATA conference in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, IATA Director General and Chief Executive Officer Giovanni Bisignani said, It will not be business as usual in the post-crisis world, referring to the economic downturn frequently...

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2009-06-08 08:10:00

Airlines all over the world have agreed to attain carbon neutral expansion by 2020, said the leader of the global aviation body IATA on Monday."Demand will continue to increase, but any expansion of our carbon footprint will be compensated," Giovanni Bisignani announced to the yearly gathering of the International Air Transport Association in the Malaysian capital.However, Bisignani noted that broad cooperation was desired from allied companies and governments."Air navigation service...

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2009-03-31 11:40:00

Airline executives said on Tuesday they plan to cut the number of flights they operate in line with a drop in both cargo and passenger demand, effectively reducing their carbon emissions by nearly 8 percent this year, Reuters reported. The world financial crisis has taken the heat off the airline industry, which was once seen as a driving force behind global warming. The International Air Transport Association (IATA) said about 6 percent of the forecast carbon cut will come as a result of...

2009-03-24 15:46:13

The International Air Transport Association said Tuesday the industry was headed toward a loss of $5 billion in 2009, due to the economic downturn. The industry-wide crisis would resize and reshape the industry, IATA Chief Executive Officer Giovanni Bisignani said in a conference call, The New York Times reported Tuesday. The effects of the slowdown would go so far as to slow deliveries of new planes from Boeing and Airbus, the report said. The IATA said airline industry revenues would fall...


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