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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.

IATA global survey reveals jobs growth over next 2 years

IATA global survey reveals jobs growth over next 2 years

The global survey of human resources professionals in the aviation industry highlights key challenges in talent acquisition, training and retention.

Jet fuel dips back below $90 as oil prices eases slightly: IATA

Jet fuel dips back below $90 as oil prices eases slightly: IATA

Jet fuel dipped back below $90 a barrel as oil prices eased slightly in July, but the upward trend remains in place, IATA has said in a report.

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.