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Jet fuel prices rise above $90, highest since Nov 2014

Jet fuel prices rise above $90, highest since Nov 2014

The current jet fuel price is nearly 55% higher than it was a year ago, IATA said on Thursday.

Al-Baker calls on aviation industry to cut costs

Al-Baker calls on aviation industry to cut costs

The global aviation industry will have to finds ways to reduce costs and make sure the airlines maintain upward trend in their performance, said IATA’s new chairman Akbar al-Baker.

Qatar's favourable policies give thrust to aviation: IATA CEO

Qatar's favourable policies give thrust to aviation: IATA CEO

“I urge countries around the world to lower the entire burden of taxes and charges on aviation if the sector is to grow,” de Juniac said at a media roundtable in Sydney.

IATA urges governments to ease visa, travel restrictions

IATA urges governments to ease visa, travel restrictions

“The economic and social benefits of aviation can be spread only by removing onerous barriers to the free movement of people across borders,” said IATA’s director-general and CEO Alexandre de Juniac.

IATA chief's call to maintain air links between Qatar, world

IATA chief's call to maintain air links between Qatar, world

IATA director general and CEO Alexandre de Juniac has again urged all concerned to ensure that air connectivity be maintained between Qatar and rest of the world.

Mideast carriers see passenger demand rising 4.1% year-on-year in April: IATA

Mideast carriers see passenger demand rising 4.1% year-on-year in April: IATA

Middle East carriers have seen passenger demand rising 4.1% year-on-year in April, International Air Transport Association (IATA) said on Thursday.

Airline profits unlikely to reach forecast, says IATA chief

Airline profits unlikely to reach forecast, says IATA chief

International Air Transport Association Chief Executive Alexandre de Juniac said his organisation will issue fresh forecasts next week.

IATA meeting in Sydney to explore key aviation issues

IATA meeting in Sydney to explore key aviation issues

The World Air Transport Summit and the 74th Annual General Meeting of the International Air Transport Association in Sydney, Australia, in early June will focus on key issues concerning the global aviation industry.

Global air passenger traffic demand up 9.5% in March: IATA

Global air passenger traffic demand up 9.5% in March: IATA

Capacity measured in available seat kilometres grew 6.4% compared with the year-earlier period, IATA said.

IATA stands for air space liberalisation, says vice president

IATA stands for air space liberalisation, says vice president

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has maintained its position on Qatar’s air restrictions by blockading countries saying it has always been for liberalisation of air space.

Qatar Airways Group first to test electronic baggage tags with IATA

Qatar Airways Group first to test electronic baggage tags with IATA

Hamad International Airport (HIA) and Qatar Airways have successfully completed the International Air Transport Association’s (IATA) electronic bag tag (EBT) readability tests ...

IATA chief warns about rising cost of airport expansion

IATA chief warns about rising cost of airport expansion

The ‘skyrocketing’ costs of expanding airport infrastructure must be controlled to keep flight tickets affordable, the boss of airline industry group IATA warned Monday.