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IATA backs Heathrow runway plans

15 January 2009 Press Release Airline News

International Air Transport Association Director General and CEO Giovanni Bisignani has issued a statement backing the U.K. Government’s decision to add a third runway at London Heathrow.

United boss elected chair of ATA board

8 December 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.

IATA: Air traffic figures down again

27 November 2008 Press Release Airline News

The International Air Transport Association has announced international air traffic for October showing a second consecutive month of global decline. International passenger traffic declined by 1.3% compared to the same month in the previous year - a smaller decline than the 2.9% drop experienced in September.

IATA releases bleak aviation industry forecast

4 September 2008 Press Release Airline News

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has announced a revised industry financial forecast that would see the global airline industry post losses of US$5.2 billion in 2008 based on an average crude oil price of US$113 per barrel (US$140 for jet fuel).

IATA: Liberalisation key to aviation

19 September 2006 Press Release Airline News

“Failure to liberalise the air transport sector is delaying the recovery of a sick industry” said Giovanni Bisignani, Director General and CEO of International Air Transport Association (IATA).

BAA blasts IATA, Ryanair to sue

17 August 2006 Press Release Airline News

BAA is lashing out at the head of IATA for his comments about how the airport operator needs to get things in order as the UK moves into the seventh day of high security alert.

ASTA And IATA Reach Compromise on dot-com Proposal

20 October 2000 Press Release Airline News

The American Society of Travel Agents (ASTA) and the International Air Transport Association (IATA) reached a compromise on IATAå‘s application to the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) to oversee the distribution of a new Top Level Domain (TLD) .travel.