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.
Government to okay historic aviation carbon agreement
Instead of being mandatory from the start, however, the draft text defines a voluntary “pilot and implementation” period (2021-2026) after which participation would be mandatory for all eligible States (2027 onwards).
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.
U.S. agency, others okay cargo-XML messaging standard
Globally, aviation bodies have endorsed the International Air Transport Association (IATA)’s Cargo- XML messaging as the new standard for air cargo industry electronic messaging, as well as an alternative to the old Cargo-IMP.
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, FIATA seal pact on air cargo programme
The International Air Transport Association (IATA) and the International Federation of Freight Forwarders Associations (FIATA) have concluded agreement to implement the IATA-FIATA Air Cargo Programme (IFACP) to replace the existing one.
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.
Airlines operators decry poor funding, infrastructure, multiple charges, others
Domestic airline operators in Nigeria have again bemoan those issues threatening their survival and hindering the growth of air travel in the country.
African airlines score low in IATA’s 2015 performance rating
African airlines have scored low in global industry performance rating for year 2015, particularly in the area of domestic passenger growth.The World Air Transport Statistics (WATS) recently released by The International Air Transport Association...