Training program launch: The IATA – UNIGE Certificate of Advanced Studies in Environmental Sustainability in Aviation

Geneva, Switzerland, 2021-Jul-28 — /Travel PR News/ — The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has launched an environmental sustainability training program together with the University of Geneva (UNIGE). While sustainability has played an important role in the industry for many years, it is a key priority as the sector rebuilds from the effects of the… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways becomes the first airline in the Middle East to join the IATA Turbulence Aware platform

Safety and environmental sustainability as its top priority It is the first and largest turbulence data contributor in the Middle East Sharing data on turbulence could help the airline industry cut carbon emissions DOHA, Qatar, 2021-Jul-09 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways and the International Air Transport Association announced that Qatar Airways will become… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways the first airline to trial COVID-19 vaccine authentication through IATA Travel Pass ‘Digital Passport’ Mobile App

Expanded trial will enable travellers to Doha to share their Qatar issued vaccination certificate via their mobile with the airline and authorities in a more safe, seamless and secure way Trial will be rolled out in phases, beginning with cabin crew travelling from Kuwait, London, Los Angeles, New York, Paris  and Sydney DOHA, Qatar, 2021-Jul-06 —… Read the full press release

IATA welcomes Rolls-Royce Commitment to Open and competitive approach to its engine MRO services

Geneva, Switzerland, 2021-Jul-02 — /Travel PR News/ — The International Air Transport Association (IATA) and Rolls-Royce plc have signed a joint statement that clarifies the engine manufacturer’s ongoing commitment to an open and competitive approach to its maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) services. The document was finalized after several months of productive and collaborative dialogue… Read the full press release

IATA welcomes comments of European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen on US-EU travel

Geneva, Switzerland, 2021-Apr-27 — /Travel PR News/ — The International Air Transport Association (IATA) is encouraged by comments of Ursula von der Leyen, President of the European Commission (EC), that the EU will grant unrestricted access to vaccinated travelers from the US. “This is a step in the right direction. It gives hope to people… Read the full press release

IIATA to incorporate Unilabs’ worldwide Covid-19 testing network into IATA Travel Pass

Geneva, Switzerland, 2021-Apr-21 — /Travel PR News/ — Unilabs, the leading European diagnostic services provider, and the International Air Transport Association (IATA), the trade association for the world’s airlines, have signed an agreement to incorporate Unilabs’ worldwide Covid-19 testing network into IATA Travel Pass. The agreement will make Unilabs one of the first major lab groups… Read the full press release

IATA welcomes Singapore’s acceptance of IATA Travel Pass

Geneva, Switzerland, 2021-Apr-07 — /Travel PR News/ — The International Air Transport Association (IATA) welcomed Singapore’s acceptance of pre-departure COVID-19 PCR test results on the IATA Travel Pass. From 1 May 2021, passengers traveling to Singapore will be able to use IATA Travel Pass to share their pre-departure COVID-19 PCR test results upon check-in with… Read the full press release

IATA announces leadership changes at the conclusion of its 72nd AGM in Dublin, Ireland

Walsh to chair Board of Governors; de Juniac confirmed as DG and CEO DUBLIN, 2016-Jun-08 — /Travel PR News/ — The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced leadership changes at the conclusion of the Association’s 72nd Annual General Meeting (AGM) in Dublin, Ireland. Willie Walsh, CEO of International Airlines Group (IAG) succeeds Andres Conesa, CEO of… Read the full press release

Aeromexico CEO Andres Conesa becomes the new Chairman of the IATA Board of Governors for a one-year term

Dublin Venue for IATA’s Next AGM Miami, 2015-6-10 — /Travel PR News/ — The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced that Andres Conesa, CEO of Aeromexico, has assumed his duties as Chairman of the IATA Board of Governors for a one-year term, effective immediately. Conesa is the first Mexican to hold this position. Conesa succeeds Calin… Read the full press release

TAM Airlines and US Airways complete transition to oneworld

Biggest single expansion of world’s premier alliance since its launch 15 years ago Addition of Brazil’s leading airline consolidates oneworld’s lead in Latin America Induction of US Airways, following its merger with American Airlines, makes oneworld the leading alliance in USA Double miles and points for frequent flyers to celebrate TAM and US Airways’ recruitment First TAM aircraft… Read the full press release

oneworld® Governing Board appoints IAG CEO Willie Walsh as its Chairman

New York City, NY, 2014-03-27 — /Travel PR News/ — Willie Walsh, Chief Executive Officer of International Airlines Group (IAG), has been nominated by the Governing Board ofoneworld®, the leading global airline alliance, to serve as its Chairman for the year ahead. He succeeds American Airlines’ Chairman Tom Horton, who has filled the role since December… Read the full press release

British Airways Statement In Response To The CAA’s Q6 Price Proposals

2013-04-30 — /travelprnews.com/ — In response to the Civil Aviation Authority’s (CAA) initial price proposals for London airports, Willie Walsh, chief executive of IAG, British Airways’ parent company, said: “Heathrow airport is over-priced, over-rewarded and inefficient and these proposals, which will result in an increase in prices, fail to address this situation. “In the past the… Read the full press release