In the aftermath of the United Airlines fiasco this week, some large U.S. carriers have reacted by notifying the public of more generous policies for those moments when their flights are overbooked. This PR effort might backfire.
IATA Issues Urgent Call for Action on Electronics Ban
The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has published an urgent call to action urging governments to address restrictions on the carriage of larger electronic devices onboard.
IATA Boss Urges Governments to Enact Airline-Friendly Policy
“Our world has grown much wealthier through trade and travel. Air travel liberates people to live better lives and makes our world a better place,” said de Juniac.
New Solutions Will Help Curb Illegal Wildlife Shipments by Air, IATA
The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has announced the launch of a new Airport Wildlife Trafficking Assessment Tool which the association says will help defeat …
IATA Reports on Tempered Business Confidence
IATA has shared the results of its quarterly Airline Business Confidence Survey of airline CFOs and Cargo Managers, revealing somewhat tempered expectations of profitability and growth, despite continuing cost advantages.
IATA’s 6 Priorities for Aviation Security
The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has identified six priority areas to address the security challenges for today’s commercial aviation stakeholders.
The priorities were the topic of a speech given by IATA’s Director General and CEO, Alexandre de Juniac, at AVSEC World conference in Kuala Lumpur this past Tuesday 25 October.
“Security, a topic of critical importance—not just to our industry, but to the world,”—Alexandre de Juniac
IATA Warns Against Protectionism as Air Travel Demand Increases, I Warn Against Egos
The International Air Transport Association (IATA) is warning against protectionist tactics as demand for air travel increases over the next two decades.
IATA Celebrates 30 Years in the Nordics, Says Norway’s PAX Tax Hurts the Economy
The International Air Transport Association (IATA) marked 30 years of its Nordic office. The airline association urged supportive government policies which would maximise the economic and employment benefits of air transport in the region in future.
Wildlife Smugglers Are Exploiting our Freedom to Fly
IATA is committed to tackling the illegal wildlife trade, but what will it take to squash it?
The following is an in-depth FCMedia perspectives report.
The democratisation of air travel resulting from advancements in aviation over the past decades is good news for travellers. The skies are now more convenient and cheaper than ever before. But what’s cheap for us comes at a great cost to endangered species.