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IATA in Southern Africa aviation focus

IATA in Southern Africa aviation focus

14 October 2011 Press Release Airline News

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) unveiled a new study highlighting the importance of the aviation industry to the economy of South Africa. IATA urged a new partnership between government and the aviation industry to maximize the social and economic benefits that a safe, secure, efficient and environmentally responsible aviation industry can deliver.

IATA warns air traffic management improvement off course

IATA warns air traffic management improvement off course

10 October 2011 Press Release Airline News

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) warned today that states are falling behind in their commitments to improve Europe’s notoriously inefficient air traffic management. According to the latest independent Performance Review Body (PRB) report and the draft recommendations from the European Commission, states are falling behind in their legislated commitments to deliver improvements in operational, financial and environmental efficiency.

IATA calls for global solution to reduce CO2 emissions

IATA calls for global solution to reduce CO2 emissions

27 September 2011 Airline News

The International Air Transport Association reiterated the air transport industry’s commitment to its ambitious agenda to reduce CO2 emissions and urged the European Union to abandon its misguided plans to include aviation in the EU Emissions Trading Scheme commencing in 2012.

IATA iFlex trial gets underway

IATA iFlex trial gets underway

16 September 2011 Press Release Airline News Organisations & Operators

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has completed the first iFlex trial between Johannesburg and Atlanta. The iFlex concept provides for a greater and more flexible choice of routes on long-haul operations which cross multiple flight information regions to deliver shorter flight times, improved, fuel efficiency and reduced CO2 emissions while maintaining safety.