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IATA, ACI Launch NEXTT Ahead of Rising Travel Demand

The new "NEXTT" initiative aims to enhance the on-ground transport experience, guide industry investments and help improve regulatory framework.

IATA 2036 Forecast: Air Passengers will Nearly Double to 7.8 Billion

IATA's 20-Year Air Passenger Forecast sees 7.8 billion passengers traveling in 2036, a near doubling of the 4 billion air travelers expected to fly in 2017.

New Faces: Stephanie Anastasiou, CEO at Ask2travel Group

This week, the Greek Travel Pages (GTP) introduces Stephanie Anastasiou, the Founder and CEO of Greek travel group Ask2travel.

AEGEAN Receives ‘Fast Travel Gold Award’ by IATA

AEGEAN has received the “Fast Travel Gold Award” by the International Air Transport Association (IATA) for providing self-service solutions to its passengers.

Athens Airport Receives ‘Fast Travel Gold Award’ by IATA

Athens Airport was awarded the “Fast Travel Gold Status” by the International Air Transport Association (IATA) for adopting IATA's "Fast Travel" projects.

IATA: Air Travel Marks Fastest First-half Growth in 12 Years

Demand for travel is back on track, according to IATA, as demand in June increased by 7.8% against the same period last year.

IATA: Qatar Air Links Must be Restored

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) warned of major travel disruptions due to the ban of Qatari planes from the airspace of a number of countries.

IATA Calls for Alternatives to Electronic Restrictions on Certain Flights

IATA has called for alternatives to the new measures by the US and the UK to restrict the carry-on of large electronic items on certain flights from the Middle East and North Africa.

Travelport is First GDS to Receive NDC Aggregator Certification from IATA

Travelport is the first GDS to be granted both "Aggregator Level One" certification and "IT Provider Level Two" status by IATA as part of its NDC programme.

Global Travel Bodies Welcome ‘International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development 2017’

The GTAC, which brings together major global travel associations, welcomed the International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development 2017.

IATA Says Travel Demand on the Rise, Urges Gov’ts to Foster Growth

Demand for air travel grew by 6.3 percent in 2016, according to data announced by the International Air Transport Association (IATA).

IATA: Another Strong Year for Airline Profits in 2017

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) expects the global airline industry to make a net profit of $29.8 billion in 2017.

SWISS Earns IATA Fast Travel Platinum Award for its Self-service Facilities

SWISS has been honored with the International Air Transport Association (IATA) Fast Travel Platinum Award for its wide range of innovative self-service facilities.

WTM 2016: Tourism Ministers Focus on Boosting Cooperation in Safe, Secure and Seamless Travel

Ministers of Tourism from nearly 60 countries and industry leaders gathered at the Ministers’ Summit organized by the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) and World Travel Market in London to discuss how to grow cooperation in safe, secure and seamless travel.

IATA Chief Reveals Vision for Enhanced Air Travel

More efficient and less intrusive security checks, enriched air travel shopping options, a single order record to include all reference numbers for the trip, accurate real-time information and single identity verification are just some of the International Air Transport...

IATA: Ryanair Carries Over 100m Passengers in 2015

Ryanair once again carried more international customers than any other airline, according to the latest World Airline Transport Statistics of the International Air Transport Association (IATA).

Commission Defends Passenger Rights, IATA Nods to Clarity

The European Commission is calling for a stricter enforcement of rules so that passenger rights are respected, laying out the details in its new guidelines published this week.

IATA: ‘Terrorists will Never Succeed in Destroying the Right to Travel’

"Terrorists will never succeed in destroying the fundamental urge and right of people to travel, explore and learn about the world", the International Air Transport Association's (IATA) director general and CEO, Tony Tyler, said on Tuesday.

Passport Clout: Who’s Got it? Greece Does

Greek passport holders have visa-free access to 171 countries, ranking the Greek travel document as one of the world’s most powerful, according to Henley & Partners' Visa Restrictions Index, released recently.

IATA: Demand for Air Travel in 2015 Surges to Strongest Result in Five Years

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) recently announced global passenger traffic results for 2015 and revealed that demand rose 6.5 percent for the full year compared to 2014.