06 Feb 2015
New Delhi: Air passenger traffic in India saw an eight percent growth last year compared to 2013, the highest after China and Russia, even as global traffic rose by 5.9 percent, according to data released by International Air Transport Association (IATA).
09 Jan 2015
Dubai: Demand for global air freight grew 4.2 percent in November last year as compared to same period in 2013 and is expected to rise by 4.5 percent this year, driven by growth in cross-border trade, International Air Transport Association (IATA) said.
26 Jul 2014
Kuala Lumpur: The International Air Transport Association (IATA) said that it will ‘leave nothing unturned’ to boost global aviation safety after a black week for the industry that has claimed over 460 lives in three separate crashes.
04 Jun 2014
Doha: Safety in global aviation remains high, the International Air Transport Association (IATA) said, as it seeks to improve in-flight tracking after the disappearance of a Malaysian passenger jet in March.
02 Jun 2014
Doha (Qatar): Continuous tracking of aircraft following the mysterious disappearance of MH370, carbon-neutral air travel and financial stress hitting the airline industry would be the focus of debate among global aviation chiefs at the IATA meet starting in Doha on Monday.
29 Apr 2013
Global airline sector profit is likely to grow to USD 7.5 billion this year, with Asia Pacific and Middle East based airlines dominating the international passenger market and leading the way in terms of improved operating margins, according to IATA data.
14 Dec 2012
The air accident rate was at a record low this year, making 2012 the safest year in civil aviation history, a media report said.
04 Oct 2013
London: British citizens enjoy the widest range of visa-free travel in the world, being able to visit 173 countries with just a passport, while Indians get visa-free or visa-on-arrival access in 52 countries.
31 May 2013
Global air-passenger traffic grew by 3.2 percent in April, compared to a year ago, driven by travel in emerging markets, the global airline industry body said on Friday.
20 Oct 2012
With burgeoning air traffic, India could soon face a severe shortage of air traffic control officers (ATCOs), a top aviation official said on Saturday, asking the Airports Authority of India to take immediate steps to recruit them in large numbers.