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MH370 shows need for better aircraft tracking: IATA

Last Updated: Tuesday, April 01, 2014, 20:39

Malaysia`s missing jet tragedy illustrates the needs to improve in-flight tracking of passenger aircraft, the International Air Travel Association (IATA) said on Tuesday, adding: "We cannot let another aircraft simply vanish."

Premium air travel sees over 6% rise in January

Last Updated: Wednesday, March 19, 2014, 18:15

Reflecting growing business confidence, premium air travel has experienced a significant rise of over six percent this January, with the highest growth being recorded within the Far East region, a latest analysis has shown.

Indian domestic traffic rose 4 percent in 2013

Last Updated: Friday, February 07, 2014, 17:48

Indian domestic traffic had declined by 2.1 percent in 2012, but went up four percent last year, the International Air Transport Association (IATA) said in a study covering the global air traffic trends in entire 2013.

Domestic air traffic up 3.4% in November

Last Updated: Monday, January 13, 2014, 20:23

India's domestic air traffic grew 3.4 percent in November last year, in spite of significant volatility in the market which continues, global airlines body IATA said on Monday.

Sky-high airport fees choking domestic aviation: IATA

Last Updated: Sunday, December 29, 2013, 20:03

Increasingly expensive airports and poor infrastructure are acting as deterrents to the growth of the civil aviation sector in the country, global airlines body IATA has said.

IATA, ACI to jointly develop SmartS airport security system

Last Updated: Friday, December 13, 2013, 15:24

IATA and Airports Council International (ACI) will jointly develop a security technology solution, aimed at strengthening security without inconveniencing the passengers.

IATA sees record profits for airlines in 2014

Last Updated: Thursday, December 12, 2013, 19:16

Airlines are expected to post record profits in 2014, the International Air Transport Association said Thursday, citing sliding oil prices and mergers for the sector`s improving outlook.

IATA concerned over high tax regime in airlines industry

Last Updated: Thursday, December 12, 2013, 18:54

Airlines global body IATA Thursday voiced concern over the high tax regime affecting the airline industry and said it hampered air travel demand and at times violated international conventions.

Aviation industry vulnerable to cyber attacks: IATA

Last Updated: Sunday, November 17, 2013, 10:42

Faced with cyber security threats, the aviation industry, which has spent over USD 100 billion on security since 9/11, should share best practices and partner with governments to adapt to new challenges and tackle them, airlines' body IATA has said.

India's domestic air traffic rose 16% in August: IATA

Last Updated: Thursday, October 03, 2013, 17:00

India's domestic air traffic surged almost 16 percent in August despite "substantial volatility" in the overall growth rate and weak economic conditions, global airlines' body IATA said on Thursday.

Over $4 bn hike in global aviation industry profits: IATA

Last Updated: Monday, September 23, 2013, 20:01

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) said the global industry would earn net profit of USD 11.7 billion on revenues of USD 708 billion this year, compared to USD 7.4 billion in 2012.

Slash in airfares boosts domestic passenger market

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 31, 2013, 22:13

Domestic passenger market grew by over seven percent last month on a year-on-year basis primarily due to a slash in airfares, the IATA said on Wednesday.