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Mideast airlines’ freight volumes expand 1.7% in November: IATA

Mideast airlines’ freight volumes expand 1.7% in November: IATA

Middle Eastern airlines’ freight volumes expanded 1.7% in November last year compared to the same period a year earlier, the International Air Transport Association (IATA) has said in a report.

Decongested Gulf skies will provide further thrust to Qatar Airways: De Juniac

Decongested Gulf skies will provide further thrust to Qatar Airways: De Juniac

Decongested skies will provide further thrust to Qatar Airways and other “super connectors” in the GCC region, according to IATA director general and CEO Alexandre de Juniac.

IATA launches new tool to avoid aircraft turbulence

IATA launches new tool to avoid aircraft turbulence

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has launched its ‘Turbulence Aware Data’ resource to help airlines worldwide avoid turbulence when planning routes tactically in flight.

Mideast carriers may report higher profit of $800mn in 2019: IATA

Mideast carriers may report higher profit of $800mn in 2019: IATA

Middle Eastern carriers are expected to report a higher net profit of $800mn in 2019, the International Air Transport Association announced here, as IATA sees “lower oil prices and solid, albeit slower, economic growth” extending the run of profits for the global airline industry.

Global aviation industry seen employing more than 2.9mn people in 2019

Global aviation industry seen employing more than 2.9mn people in 2019

The global aviation industry will be employing more than 2.9mn people in 2019, a gain of 2.2% compared to 2018. Airlines are expecting to continue hiring over the next 12 months

Capitalising on emerging markets crucial for EU airlines: al-Baker

Capitalising on emerging markets crucial for EU airlines: al-Baker

Aviation growth has shifted to geographical areas outside the EU such as the Asia-Pacific and the Middle East in recent years, and the European Commission has been very proactive in pursuing comprehensive air transport agreements with ASEAN countries, Qatar, Turkey, Azerbaijan, Armenia and Tunisia,

Middle East's aviation market to exceed 500mn passengers by 2037: IATA

Middle East's aviation market to exceed 500mn passengers by 2037: IATA

The Middle East’s aviation sector will “grow strongly” at a compound annual growth rate of 4.4% and see an extra 290mn passengers’ by 2037, the International Air Transport Association said on Thursday.

Airlines expect doubling of passenger trips in next 20 years

Airlines expect doubling of passenger trips in next 20 years

Global air journeys could double to 8.2 billion per year in 2037 unless globalization starts to unravel, the International Air Transport Association (IATA) said on Wednesday.

Mideast to account for 132 aircraft deliveries in 2018

Mideast to account for 132 aircraft deliveries in 2018

The Middle East will account for 132 aircraft deliveries this year, says the International Air Transport Association (IATA), which is a clear sign of the region’s increasing passenger traffic in both the domestic and international segments.

Global trade tensions pose downside risks to airline yields: IATA

Global trade tensions pose downside risks to airline yields: IATA

International trade tensions represent a “key source of downside risk”, both to yields, particularly for the premium-class cabin, and broader industry financial outcomes, according to the International Air Transport Association (IATA).

Qatar Airways hosts IATA committee meeting in Doha

Qatar Airways hosts IATA committee meeting in Doha

Group Chief Executive Akbar al-Baker says meeting an invaluable opportunity for IATA members to come together and discuss a number of key issues currently facing global airline industry.

Mideast airlines fly 216.1mn passengers in 2017: IATA

Mideast airlines fly 216.1mn passengers in 2017: IATA

Qatar Airways among the top five airlines ranked by scheduled freight tonne kilometres flown, according to IATA.