Latest International Air Transport Association Stories

2008-07-23 15:00:59

By Boonsong Kositchotethana, Bangkok Post, Thailand Jul. 23--Airline business confidence slumped to new lows in the second quarter of this year following a steep decline in the preceding quarter, and airline chief finance officers now expect a further deterioration in the next 12 months.

2008-07-14 09:00:46

By Erica Gies Aviation emits 2 percent of carbon dioxide emissions worldwide, and 3 percent of total greenhouse gas emissions, according to the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, the scientific body set up by the United Nations and the World Meteorological Organization to review the evidence on human-induced global warming.

2008-07-06 09:00:15

SriLankan Airlines introduced a fuel surcharge on all airline fares from beginning of the current month (July 2008). The decision to increase fares is due to the unprecedented rise in world fuel prices.

2008-07-04 12:00:20

By JONATHAN RENNIE TECHNOLOGY developed by a Glasgow firm is set to revolutionise air travel. Electronics Real Time has created mobile phone software which replaces the need for an airline ticket.

2008-06-27 12:02:51

DOT Secretary Mary Peters and Senator Byron Dorgan (D-N.D.), a key member of the Senate Democratic leadership and a senior member of the Senate aviation subcommittee, will headline the agenda for a one-day Energy/Air Service Summit, July 10 at the Embassy Suites-Convention Center hotel in Washington, D.C., the American Association of Airport Executives (AAAE) (http://www.aaae.org) has confirmed.

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.

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