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India tops domestic air traffic growth in June: IATA

India tops domestic air traffic growth in June: IATA

"Domestic India RPKs grew by 18.6 percent in year-on- year terms in H1 2017, with annual RPK posting its 34th consecutive month of double-digit growth in June," IATA said on Thursday.

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.

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.

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.

Aviation industry must adapt and change: Etihad CEO

Asserting the civil aviation industry must adapt and change, Etihad Airways President and Chief Executive Officer James Hogan has said partnerships and collaboration were the most tangible way to grow in the current competitive scenario.

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.

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.

AAI opposing cut in Delhi airport charges unfortunate: IATA

On the contrary, lower airport fee would stimulate the traffic growth at the Delhi Airport as it would bring down airfares to an affordable limits, it said.

Voluntary safety audit programme launched for non-IATA members

A voluntary safety audit programme was today launched by global airlines body International Air Transport Association (IATA) for carriers which are not part of the grouping.

Demand for global air freight likely to rise by 4.5% in 2015

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.

High taxes, rising costs check growth of Indian aviation: IATA

High taxes on fuel and rising operating costs were acting as a constraint to the growth of the aviation industry in India, global airlines' body IATA said Wednesday.

India's domestic air traffic grew by over 16% in Oct: IATA

Domestic carriers have been from the beginning of the year offering low fares through a series of discounted ticket schemes to stimulate demand.

Indian domestic traffic rose 4 percent in 2013

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.

Sky-high airport fees choking domestic aviation: IATA

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 sees record profits for airlines in 2014

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

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

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.

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

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.

Choice of preferred seats, meals on ticket booking sites soon

Besides the services for which Indian carriers levy charges apart from the air ticket price, several international airlines are now selling services like lounge access, fast- track immigration clearance, in-flight entertainment and Wifi access.

Kingfisher not part of 'oneworld' alliance: Horton

The IATA suspended Kingfisher from its Geneva-based clearing house (ICH) due to non-payment of dues to airline members.