Gulf Times - air-traffic
‘Efficient use of GCC air space vital to tackle air traffic congestion’

‘Efficient use of GCC air space vital to tackle air traffic congestion’

Efficient use of GCC air space is a pressing need to tackle air traffic congestion in the region, which is a major challenge for Gulf and Middle Eastern carriers, says IATA regional vice-president ...

Power outage stops flights at Hamburg airport

Power outage stops flights at Hamburg airport

Hamburg airport has 200 incoming and outbound flights on an average on Sunday.

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.

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.

Amsterdam's Schiphol airport hit by major computer outage

Amsterdam's Schiphol airport hit by major computer outage

A major computer malfunction crippled traffic at Amsterdam's Schiphol airport on Wednesday causing the delay or cancellation of more than 100 flights at one of Europe's largest transportation hubs.

Flights cancelled over French air traffic control strike

Flights cancelled over French air traffic control strike

European airlines say hundreds of flights were delayed or cancelled on Thursday due to a strike by air traffic controllers in France.

French strikes disrupt rail but air controllers' stoppage averted

French strikes disrupt rail but air controllers' stoppage averted

Strikes halved French train services on Thursday but attempts by the militant CGT union to broaden protests against labour reforms to air traffic control and the Paris underground appeared to have failed.