International Air Transport Association

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

India's domestic passenger traffic rises over 16% in August

India`s domestic demand -- revenue passenger kilometres (RPK) -- was highest amongst major aviation markets like Australia, Brazil, China, Japan, Russia and the US.

Oct 05, 2017, 18:28 PM IST
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.

Aug 04, 2017, 00:10 AM 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
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
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

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.

Oct 28, 2015, 15:17 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
Emirates airline president would like to return as FIFA sponsor

Emirates airline president would like to return as FIFA sponsor

Emirates airline would be interested in renewing a deal to sponsor the FIFA World Cup once the scandal over corruption has been cleared up, the carrier`s president said on Tuesday.

Jun 09, 2015, 20:42 PM IST

Virtual 'Gulf War' in air at IATA meet

 Aviation body IATA's annual meet got off to a stormy start here with Gulf carriers attacking their American counterparts over "protectionism" and the latter attempting to check their rivals' growth, saying they were doing so with unfair government backing.

Jun 09, 2015, 13:41 PM IST

Venezuela must pay $3.7 billion to airlines: industry group

Venezuela must take steps to resolve an impasse that has held up $3.7 billion dollars in payments to international airlines, the head of a major airline industry group said Monday.

Jun 09, 2015, 02:29 AM IST

'Flying has never been safer,' says air industry chief

Traveling by plane is safer than ever despite a series of headline-grabbing airline disasters in recent months, the head of a major global aviation group said on Monday.

Jun 09, 2015, 01:54 AM IST

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.

Apr 19, 2015, 16:09 PM IST

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.

Apr 15, 2015, 22:29 PM IST

Air travel "safer" in 2014 despite Malaysian disasters: IATA

 Last year was by some measures the safest in the history of commercial aviation, despite two high-profile crashes involving Malaysia Airlines aircraft in which hundreds of people were killed, a leading industry body said on Monday.

Mar 09, 2015, 10:48 AM IST

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.

Jan 09, 2015, 14:21 PM IST

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.

Dec 10, 2014, 18:41 PM IST

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.

Dec 04, 2014, 21:05 PM IST

NRAI orders inquiry into coach`s detention at IGI airport

The National Rifle Association of India on Wednesday ordered an inquiry into the incident involving detention of a coach-cum-manager attached with an Indian junior team for allegedly trying to smuggle in prohibited ammunition at the Indira Gandhi International Airport here.

Jul 30, 2014, 19:05 PM IST