16 Aug 2016
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.
5 Aug 2016
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.
22 Jul 2016
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.
22 Jul 2016
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.
7 Jul 2016
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...
1 Jul 2016
Tuesday’s terror attack at Ataturk International Airport, Istanbul, Turkey, will go down as one of the best coordinated deadly onslaught on air travellers, over which experts ...
3 Jun 2016
The International Air Transport Association (IATA), saddled with the responsibility of monitoring blocked funds globally, yesterday put foreign airlines’ funds currently...
2 Jun 2016
IATA observed that the disruptive impact of the Brussels Airport attack weighed on the April figures. The association estimates that, absent the impact of the attacks, demand growth would have been around five per cent.
13 May 2016
The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has released demand growth data for global airfreight markets for March 2016, showing a two per cent drop in volumes measured in freight tonne kilometers (FTKs) compared to the same period last year.