Qatar Airways becomes the first airline to achieve compliance with the International Air Transport Association (IATA) Resolution 753

Qatar Airways Meets Requirements One Year In Advance Doha, Qatar, 2017-Apr-22 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways has become the first airline in the world to achieve compliance with the International Air Transport Association (IATA) Resolution 753 at its hub in Hamad International Airport (HIA). The resolution requires the airline to track every piece… Read the full press release

Safety and Sustainability to be Addressed in Inaugural Safety and Flight Ops Conference

Montreal, Canada, 2017-Mar-26 — /Travel PR News/ — The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced that “Creating Sustainable and Safe Operations in an Interconnected World” will be the theme for the inaugural Safety and Flight Ops Conference. This is the successor event to the successful IATA Ops Conference, with an increased emphasis on safety content. “Safety… Read the full press release

International Air Transport Association (IATA) highlighted four priorities in the Middle East and North Africa

Casablanca, 2016-Dec-02 — /Travel PR News/ — The International Air Transport Association (IATA) highlighted four priorities in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) which must be addressed for aviation to deliver maximum economic and social benefits. These are: Sufficient and affordable infrastructure capacity (including air traffic management), aligned with user needs Curbing the spate of… Read the full press release

IATA announces Alexandre de Juniac as its new Director General and CEO

Montreal, CANADA, 2016-Sep-06 — /Travel PR News/ — The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced that Alexandre de Juniac has officially taken on the role of Director General and CEO of the organization. He succeeds Tony Tyler, who served as IATA DG and CEO since 2011 and had announced his retirement. “I am excited to be… Read the full press release

Changi Airport Group strengthens its capabilities to handle pharmaceutical cargo

SINGAPORE, 2016-Mar-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Changi Airport Group (CAG) announced today that it will be the first airport in Asia to launch a community of cargo partners whom it will support to pursue the attainment of the International Air Transport Association’s (IATA) Center of Excellence for Independent Validators on Pharmaceutical Handling (CEIV Pharma)… Read the full press release

ACI announces 2016 Young Aviation Professionals Programme participants

Montréal, 2016-Mar-02 — /Travel PR News/ — Participants representing three continents arrived in Montréal last week to begin taking part in the Young Aviation Professionals Programme (YAPP), a special initiative organized by Airports Council International (ACI), the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) and the International Air Transport Association (IATA). The 12-month annual programme is open to… Read the full press release

Alaska Airlines completes the International Air Transport Association’s Operational Safety Audit

SEATTLE, 2015-11-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Alaska Airlines today announced that it has successfully completed the International Air Transport Association’s Operational Safety Audit (IOSA) and has been renewed on the IOSA Registry. The airline has been on the registry for 10 years, since 2006. “Alaska Airlines is focused on a culture of safety. Our top… Read the full press release

Bahrain Airport Company signs strategic partnership agreement with International Air Transport Association (IATA)

Muharraq, Bahrain, 2015-10-30 — /Travel PR News/ — Bahrain Airport Company (BAC), the managing body of Bahrain International Airport (BIA), proudly celebrated the company’s recent signing of a strategic partnership agreement with International Air Transport Association (IATA). This agreement recognizes BAC as a key member in IATA’s Strategic Partnership Program and positions the company as an… Read the full press release

Airports Council International and International Air Transport Association to jointly develop Smart Security (SmartS)

Geneva, Switzerland / Montreal, Canada, 2013-12-13 — /travelprnews.com/ — Airports Council International (ACI) and the International Air Transport Association (IATA) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) jointly to develop Smart Security (SmartS). With the MoU, ACI and IATA can better align their resources and expertise to improve the journey from curb to boarding. Passengers will be… Read the full press release

Alaska Airlines successfully completed the International Air Transport Association’s Operational Safety Audit (IOSA) and renewed on the IOSA Registry

Seattle, United States, 2013-10-31 — /travelprnews.com/ — Alaska Airlines today announced it successfully completed the International Air Transport Association’s Operational Safety Audit (IOSA) and has been renewed on the IOSA Registry. The airline has been on the registry since 2006. “Ensuring the safety of our customers and employees is core to our responsibility,” said Brad Tilden, Alaska… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways Cargo signed multilateral e-Air Waybill (e-AWB) agreement with International Air Transport Association (IATA)

DOHA, Qatar, 2013-09-11 — /travelprnews.com/ — Qatar Airways Cargo has announced the signing of a multilateral e-Air Waybill (e-AWB) agreement (Resolution 672) with the International Air Transport Association (IATA) which provides a legal framework for parties to conclude cargo contracts by electronic means. Developed collaboratively by IATA with industry stakeholders, e-AWB removes the requirement for a paper air… Read the full press release

IATA released its 57th Edition of the World Air Transport Statistics

Montreal, 2013-07-17 — /travelprnews.com/ — The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released the 57th Edition of the World Air Transport Statistics (WATS), a yearbook of the global airline industry and IATA members’ performance. Snapshot of 2012 performance: Passenger Systemwide, airlines carried 2.977 billion passengers on scheduled services. Airlines based in the Asia-Pacific region carried the most… Read the full press release