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IATA: Muted traffic figures in June

IATA: Muted traffic figures in June

28 July 2011 Airline News

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced traffic results for June which showed a slight softening in demand for both air travel and freight markets. Compared to June 2010, passenger demand was up 4.4 per cent while freight demand was three per cent lower, IATA said.

Flying or Falling? The Future of the Global Aviation Industry

Flying or Falling? The Future of the Global Aviation Industry

27 July 2011 Focus

While perhaps the most global of industries, aviation has failed to create a truly global airline. But with rising fuel costs, falling prices and natural disasters all taking a toll, the crunch for legacy carriers across the globe is fast approaching. Here Breaking Travel News looks at the various strategies open to airlines as they seek to survive.

BRIC economies lift aviation globally

BRIC economies lift aviation globally

30 June 2011 Airline News

The International Air Transport Association has reported improving global aviation climate for May led by surging demand in the BRIC economies. Passenger traffic rose 6.8% compared to the same month last year, and 4% higher than the beginning of the year.

Travelmatch: “Checkpoint of the Future” to ease airport stress

Travelmatch: “Checkpoint of the Future” to ease airport stress

Travelmatch says that the “Checkpoint of the Future"Unveiled by the International Air Transport Association Will Reduce Stress at the Airport. Airport security is set to change dramatically in the next few years thanks to the “Checkpoint of the Future”, officially unveiled last week at the International Air Transport Association’s (IATA) annual meeting.