The International Air Transport Association has warned that up to 120,000 jobs supported by air transport could be at risk from an erosion of UK air transport competitiveness.
Officials have unveiled plans for a new tax on all flights from airports in France. Branded as an ‘eco-tax’, the new levy is expected to raise around €180 million annually from 2020, according to transport minister, Elisabeth Borne.
The International Air Transport Association annual general meeting has ended in Seoul, capital of South Korea, after three days of intensive discussions on the future of the aviation industry. Here Breaking Travel News takes a look at the biggest headlines from the event
The International Air Transport Association has resolved to accelerate the global implementation of the One ID initiative, which uses a single biometric identifier to move passengers through the airport, without the need for paper travel documents.
The International Air Transport Association has resolved to support the global deployment of radio frequency identification for baggage tracking. The IATA annual general meeting also called for the implementation of modern baggage messaging standards to more accurately track passengers’ baggage in real time across key points in the journey.
The International Air Transport Association has announced a downgrade of its 2019 outlook for the global air transport industry to a $28 billion profit. The figure is down from the $35.5 billion forecast in December.