India's domestic air traffic rose 7.9% in June: IATA

IATA announced that global passenger traffic results for June 2019 showing that demand rose by 5.0 percent compared to June 2018.

Aug 08, 2019, 16:19 PM IST

India’s airline traffic falls 0.5%, first decline in six years: IATA

The IATA announced that global passenger traffic results for April 2019 showing that demand rose by 4.3 per cent compared to April 2018.

May 29, 2019, 15:16 PM IST

Boeing 737 MAX may not return to service until August: IATA head

 The 737 MAX was grounded globally in March after a crash in Ethiopia killed all 157 people on board, the model`s second deadly crash in five months.

May 29, 2019, 14:15 PM IST

SpiceJet becomes first Indian low-cost airline to join IATA

SpiceJet is the first Indian budget carrier to join the International Air Transport Association (IATA), which has over 290 airlines as members.

Mar 19, 2019, 14:58 PM IST

India's air passenger traffic to double in next 20 years: IATA

IATA said that India is even looking at trebling the passenger numbers by 2037 when some 500 million people are expected to fly.

Mar 07, 2019, 06:34 AM IST

Monitoring Jet Airways; specific airline probs need specific Measures: IATA chief

IATA also feels that the Indian ecosystem needs to support the sustainability of airlines in the country.

Jan 18, 2019, 10:32 AM IST

India to become world’s 3rd largest aviation market by 2024: IATA

The report said that India will contribute 414 million new passengers for a total of 572 million in the world by 2037.

Oct 25, 2018, 12:47 PM IST

India to become world's 3rd largest aviation market around 2024: IATA

IATA projected total air passenger numbers to touch 8.2 billion in 2037.

Oct 24, 2018, 22:11 PM IST

Govt policies imposing 'excessive costs' on airlines, GST on international air tickets violate ICAO norms: IATA chief

Government policies are imposing "excessive costs" on airlines in India and infrastructure constraints are limiting growth, IATA chief Alexandre de Juniac said.

Sep 04, 2018, 23:19 PM IST

Indian airlines record double-digit annual growth: IATA

Demand for domestic travel climbed 8.5 percent in April compared to April 2017.

May 31, 2018, 15:10 PM IST

Jet Airways finalises deal for 75 more Boeing 737 MAX aircraft

This is the second order of 75 that Jet Airways has placed with Boeing for the 737 MAX.

Apr 05, 2018, 06:59 AM IST

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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