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Airline industry set for record profit in 2018: IATA

Airline industry set for record profit in 2018: IATA

Industry profits are expected to rise to $38.4 billion in 2018, from $34.5 billion in 2017, IATA said.

Dec 05, 2017, 15:59 PM IST
India to have 478 million air passengers in 2036: IATA

India to have 478 million air passengers in 2036: IATA

IATA said that India is projected to see a staggering growth from 141 million passengers in 2016.

Oct 25, 2017, 11:30 AM IST
Telecom regulator floats consultation paper for in-flight connectivity

Telecom regulator floats consultation paper for in-flight connectivity

The consultation paper on `In Flight Connectivity` has sought written comments on the issues from the stakeholders by October 27, and counter-comments by November 3, 2017.

Sep 29, 2017, 18:25 PM IST
Airlines should be allowed to overbook seats: IATA

Airlines should be allowed to overbook seats: IATA

Carriers should be permitted to continue with the overbooking practice as seats in a flight are a time sensitive and "perishable" product, global airlines body IATA said on Monday.

Apr 17, 2017, 19:20 PM IST

India's domestic passenger traffic up 17% in February

The IATA data showed that India`s domestic RPK which measures actual passenger traffic rose by 17 percent in February.

Apr 06, 2017, 17:20 PM IST
No demonetisation impact: Indians top flyers globally with 22% growth in November

No demonetisation impact: Indians top flyers globally with 22% growth in November

Despite the demonetisation move that was said to have affected some sectors of the India, Indians were the top flyers in the month of November 2016 with the domestic air passenger traffic growing a huge 22.3 percent during the month.

Jan 11, 2017, 20:50 PM IST
Levy on airlines can disrupt competitive conditions: IATA

Levy on airlines can disrupt competitive conditions: IATA

Describing India as among the "most open" aviation markets, international airlines grouping IATA's chief Alexandre de Juniac has said the country stands to benefit from the regional air connectivity plan but imposing levy on carriers can disrupt competitive conditions.

Dec 11, 2016, 19:31 PM IST
IATA moots for lower GST rate on flight tickets

IATA moots for lower GST rate on flight tickets

Global airlines' body IATA has sought an "abated" rate of GST on flight tickets, saying the tax burden on the aviation sector was already high and the GST regime should conform to global standards and principles.

Oct 21, 2016, 16:14 PM IST
Airlines to post record $40 bn profit in 2016: IATA

Airlines to post record $40 bn profit in 2016: IATA

Global airlines are expected to post record profits of almost $40 billion this year, the head of industry body IATA said Thursday, but he warned the sector faced threats from terrorism, a sharp rise in oil prices and protectionism.

Sep 22, 2016, 15:26 PM IST
Surge in air passengers; India's domestic air traffic up 21%

Surge in air passengers; India's domestic air traffic up 21%

Keeping its position at the top in the domestic travel demand for the 14th consecutive month, India`s air passenger traffic announced a surge of 21 percent in May over the corresponding period last year.

Jul 09, 2016, 12:52 PM IST

World's 10 Safest Airlines for 2016

World's 10 Safest Airlines for 2016

Jan 27, 2016, 21:11 PM IST
Airlines flying towards record $33 bn profits: IATA

Airlines flying towards record $33 bn profits: IATA

The aviation industry is set to post a second consecutive year of net profits in 2015, nearly doubling them to USD 33 billion (30.1 billion) thanks to low fuel prices, its trade association said Thursday.

Dec 10, 2015, 21:50 PM IST
India to be 3rd largest aviation market by 2026: IATA

India to be 3rd largest aviation market by 2026: IATA

IATA also expects India's air passenger traffic to grow to 378 million passengers by 2034 with 275 new passengers likely to be added during this period.

Nov 26, 2015, 22:46 PM IST

Domestic air passenger traffic up by 13% in Sept

India recorded the strongest growth during the month with domestic air traffic spiking 13.2 percent, followed by China and Russia.

Nov 05, 2015, 21:37 PM IST

India clocks 16.3% domestic air passenger growth

The global domestic traffic during this period grew by 6.5 per cent during the period with China clocking 12.1 per cent followed by Russian Federation, which posted a sub-10 per cent growth in June, International Air Transport Association (IATA) said.

Aug 06, 2015, 20:42 PM IST

IATA to train 4,000 Airports Authority officials

To provide airport management skills training to its staff, Airports Authority of India has joined hands with international air transporters' grouping IATA.

Jul 21, 2015, 18:34 PM IST

Airport selloff shouldn't lead to steep hike in user fees: IATA

"My suggestion is that the government should carry out a rigorous cost-benefit analysis before taking a decision on these four Airports Authority-run airports in Chennai, Kolkata, Ahmedabad and Jaipur," International Air Transport Association (IATA) Director General and Chief Executive Tony Tyler told a group of reporters here.

Jul 19, 2015, 12:20 PM IST

IATA against outright sale of AAI-developed metro airports

Opposing the privatisation of the already-developed four state-run airports in the country, global airlines body IATA on Thursday said that an all-out sale will ramp up costs and will only benefit the operator.

Jul 16, 2015, 20:37 PM IST

Exempt international air ticket from service tax: IATA

Projecting that India can emerge as the third largest aviation market by 2029, Global airlines body IATA Monday urged the government to exempt international air ticket from service tax, slash airport charges and avoid "onerous" regulations.

Jul 14, 2015, 22:40 PM IST

Don't impose service tax on overflights: IATA

India should not apply service tax on overflights by foreign airlines, extra baggage, global distribution systems and international tickets, world airlines body IATA said Tuesday, as it suggested smarter regulation to make it easier for the industry to do aviation business here.

Jul 14, 2015, 14:54 PM IST