IATA calls for speed, innovation to derive economic benefits
International Air Transport Association (IATA) yesterday urged aviation countries to embrace speed and innovation to enable the sector deliver its vast social and economic benefits.
ICAO, IATA, others revisit global airport security strategy
Bodies like the International Air Transport Association (IATA), the International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) and Airports Council International (ACI) aim to address evolving aviation security risks with integrated solutions.
Exit of foreign airlines
Frustrated by the low patronage occasioned by scarcity of foreign exchange and biting economic recession in Nigeria, no fewer than 14 foreign airlines have closed shop to forestall further losses.
IATA, manufacturers seek sanctions against illegal lithium battery on planes
Worried by growing safety threats of lithium batteries onboard a plane, the International Air Transport Association (IATA) has demanded stricter enforcement of international regulations regarding the transport of lithium-ion power batteries.
African carriers, others record air cargo growth in June, says IATA
African carriers have recorded 0.4 per cent freight growth in June 2016 compared to the same period last year, as the airlines’ capacity in the continent surged by 19.9 per cent year-on-year on the back of long-haul expansion, which continued the trend seen since December 2015.
On aviation fuel scarcity
Against the backdrop of Nigeria’s inability to produce much-needed petroleum products locally, the airline industry has for weeks been plunged into crisis as a result of severe scarcity of Jet A1 or aviation fuel.
IATA, AU partner to enhance air transport growth
The International Air Transport Association (IATA) and The African Union Commission (AU) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to expand strategic cooperation on air transport in Africa.
Overland Airways completes IATA’s safety audit, listed on IOSA
Overland Airways has successfully completed the International Air Transport Association (IATA) Operational Safety Audit (IOSA) and has been listed on the IOSA Registry.