Air Transport Association Of America News

ATA Calls on U.S. Senate Support

18th Jun 2009 Press Release Airline News

The Air Transport Association of America (ATA), the industry trade organization for the leading U.S. airlines, today asked members of the Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee for their continued support of antitrust immunity for international airline alliances as they begin to draft Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) reauthorization legislation.

ATA DOT Industry Safety Review Statement

10th Jun 2009 Press Release Travel Technology News

The Air Transport Association of America (ATA), the industry trade organization for the leading U.S. airlines, today issued the following statement regarding the announcement by Department of Transportation (DOT) Secretary Ray LaHood and Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Administrator Randy Babbitt of an industry “call to action” to address airline safety and pilot training

ATA reports further falls

20th May 2009 Press Release Airline News

The Air Transport Association of America has reported that passenger revenue fell 18 percent in April 2009 versus the same month in 2008—the sixth consecutive month in which passenger revenue has fallen from the prior year.

ATA predicts major fall is summer traffic

15th May 2009 Press Release Airline News

The Air Transport Association of America has released its summer air travel forecast, predicting that 7 percent fewer passengers (about 150,000 per day) will travel June 1 through Aug. 31, 2009, compared to the same period in 2008.

ATA says more must be done to accelerate NextGen A.T.M System

14th Apr 2009 Press Release Airline News

The Air Transport Association of America (ATA), the industry trade organization for the leading U.S. airlines, have said that while government data show that flight delays have fallen recently, much more must be done to improve service by accelerating the implementation of NextGen - a modernized air traffic management (ATM) system.

United boss elected chair of ATA board

8th Dec 2008 Press Release Airline News

The Air Transport Association of America has announced that United Airlines Chairman, President and CEO Glenn F. Tilton has been elected chairman of the ATA Board of Directors. Tilton, who succeeds former Northwest Airlines Chairman and CEO Douglas M. Steenland in this role, will serve a two-year term.