Asia-Pacific air safety performance in 2015 advances –study

February 15, 2016 by · Comments Off on Asia-Pacific air safety performance in 2015 advances –study 

By Azer N. Parrocha

MANILA, Feb. 15 (PNA) — The past year was seen a good year for aviation safety performance in Asia Pacific, data from the International Air Transport Association (IATA) showed Monday.

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IATA recommends Smart Security Program to improve passenger safety

October 28, 2015 by · Comments Off on IATA recommends Smart Security Program to improve passenger safety 

KUALA LUMPUR, Oct. 27 — The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has recommended the implementation of Smart Security Program and better use of passenger information provided to governments to ensure the effectiveness of security measures and increasing passenger convenience.

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2014 global jet accident rate lowest in history, says IATA

March 10, 2015 by · Comments Off on 2014 global jet accident rate lowest in history, says IATA 

KUALA LUMPUR, March 9 — Last year was the safest year for global commercial aviation with jet accident rate declining to its lowest of one accident every 4.4 million flights, despite the two tragic incidents of MH370 and MH17.

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Mideast airlines achieve record passenger growth in 2014: IATA

February 7, 2015 by · Comments Off on Mideast airlines achieve record passenger growth in 2014: IATA 

DUBAI, Feb. 6 — Airlines in the Middle East recorded the highest passenger growth worldwide in 2014, the International Air Transport Association (IATA) said on Thursday.

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IATA welcomes ICAO's tracking standard recommendation

February 6, 2015 by · Comments Off on IATA welcomes ICAO's tracking standard recommendation 

KUALA LUMPUR, Feb. 5 — The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has welcomed the recommendation of the International Civil Aviation Organization's (ICAO) Second High Level Safety Conference to move towards the adoption of a performance-based standard for the global tracking of commercial aircraft.

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IATA reiterates African states should open skies for air service liberalization

January 14, 2015 by · Comments Off on IATA reiterates African states should open skies for air service liberalization 

ADDIS ABABA, Jan 13 — The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has reiterated that African countries should open skies to each other to secure social and economic benefits the African continent is missing out on.

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IATA reiterates African states should open skies for air service liberalization

January 14, 2015 by · Comments Off on IATA reiterates African states should open skies for air service liberalization 

ADDIS ABABA, Jan. 13 — The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has reiterated that African countries should open skies to one another to secure social and economic benefits the African continent is missing out on.

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Middle East carriers extend rising trend in passenger numbers — IATA

November 6, 2014 by · Comments Off on Middle East carriers extend rising trend in passenger numbers — IATA 

DUBAI, Nov. 5 — Middle East carriers once again recorded the strongest increase in passenger numbers of international air travel, with a year-on-year rise of 15.8 percent in September, International Air Transport Association (IATA) said on Tuesday.

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