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IATA seeks emergency support for Mideast airlines

IATA seeks emergency support for Mideast airlines

International Air Transport Association (IATA) has appealed to governments in the Middle East to ‘provide emergency support’ to airlines ‘as they fight for survival’ ...

Suspend airport slot rules immediately because of coronavirus: IATA

Suspend airport slot rules immediately because of coronavirus: IATA

Rules governing airport slots should be suspended immediately in light of the disruption to flight schedules caused by coronavirus to prevent airlines being penalised, industry body IATA said on Monday.

Mideast airlines post 'strong performance' in November: IATA

Mideast airlines post 'strong performance' in November: IATA

Driven by “robust” demand from Asian and European markets, Middle Eastern airlines posted a strong performance of 7.4% traffic increase in November 2019

Airspace congestion still piles up huge delays in GCC region: De Junaic

Airspace congestion still piles up huge delays in GCC region: De Junaic

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) firmly believes the airline industry is suffering on account of the airspace congestion in the GCC, which is piling up delays in the region.

Qatar Airways renews certification of IATA industry-leading environmental management system

Qatar Airways renews certification of IATA industry-leading environmental management system

Qatar Airways received “recognition of its continued commitment” to environmental management at International Air Transport Association’s (IATA) Board of Governors meeting last week.

Airlines to continue staff hiring in 2020 on anticipated industry growth: IATA

Airlines to continue staff hiring in 2020 on anticipated industry growth: IATA

Airlines are expecting to continue hiring over the next year, as capacity and traffic are expected to grow further, though the pace of expansion is slower than 2018 ...

Ticket taxes, visa requirements ‘discourage’ global inbound tourism, business travel: IATA

Ticket taxes, visa requirements ‘discourage’ global inbound tourism, business travel: IATA

Ticket taxes and visa requirements “discourage” inbound tourism and business travel globally, according to the International Air Transport Association.

Qatar Airways among global airlines committed to ‘25by2025’ campaign

Qatar Airways among global airlines committed to ‘25by2025’ campaign

Qatar Airways and five other Middle Eastern and African airlines have already committed to the ‘25by2025’ campaign, which seeks to address gender balance in civil aviation.

Mideast airlines’ freight volumes drop 5.5% y-o-y in July: IATA

Mideast airlines’ freight volumes drop 5.5% y-o-y in July: IATA

Middle Eastern airlines’ freight volumes decreased 5.5% in July compared to the year-ago period as air cargo continues to suffer from weak global trade and the intensifying trade dispute between the US and China.

Jet fuel price climbs 8% to $80/b in June: IATA

Jet fuel price climbs 8% to $80/b in June: IATA

Jet fuel price climbed to $80/b in June, 8% higher compared to the prior month, IATA said, citing concerns related to tighter oil supply conditions arising from elevated geopolitical risks as the reason.

IATA aims to generate $40bn in finance by 2035 for carbon reduction initiatives

IATA aims to generate $40bn in finance by 2035 for carbon reduction initiatives

IATA has set a target to cap carbon dioxide emissions from international aviation at 2020 levels, mitigate over 2.5bn tonnes of CO2 and generate at least $40bn in finance by 2035 for carbon reduction initiatives.

Mideast airlines to prolong losses; combined net losses projected at $1.1bn in 2019: IATA

Mideast airlines to prolong losses; combined net losses projected at $1.1bn in 2019: IATA

The performance of the Middle Eastern airlines is improving but they are expected to “prolong losses” in 2019 due to the “worsening” in the business environment, IATA said in an outlook released here on Sunday.