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Emirates to Host 1st IATA Global Accessibility Symposium

Emirates will host IATA's 1st Global Accessibility Symposium in Dubai, aiming to advance open dialogue for a more disability-inclusive air transport system.

Amadeus Achieves Level 3 Certification on Latest NDC Standard

Amadeus has renewed its Level 3 certification on the latest version of the new Distribution Capability Standard (NDC), Altea 18.1.

AFEA Travel & Congress Provider Backs ‘Health for All’ on Naxos

In efforts to support social vulnerable groups, AFEA Travel & Congress Services recently sponsored the “Health for All” program in the municipality of Naxos and the Small Cyclades.

Amadeus: New NDC-X Program to Drive Innovation in Travel Industry

Amadeus has announced the creation of a NDC-X program that will focus on practical use cases of IATA's "New Distribution Capability".

AFEA Celebrates 40 Years in MICE, Corporate Travel Industry

Athens-based AFEA Travel and Congress Services recently celebrated its 40th anniversary in the MICE and Corporate Travel Industry.

Airline Executives Express Concerns Over Travel in post-Brexit Era

Airline executives are calling on the UK to come up with a post-Brexit regulation policy in order for the industry to continue operating as normal, following the country's exit from the EU.

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.

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.

Qatar Airways’ Al Baker New IATA Chairman from 2018

Qatar Airways Group chief executive Akbar Al Baker as of June 2018 will serve as chairman of the International Air Transport Association (IATA).

IATA Honors Greek Branch with ‘Six Stars’ Award

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) recently rewarded its Greek branch with a "Six Stars" award for its contribution to a successful management of the Greek capital controls crisis.

Air France-KLM CEO Steps Down to Take the Reins of Airlines Body IATA

The chairman and chief executive officer of the Air France-KLM Group, Alexandre de Juniac, will step down from his post to become the next director general and CEO of the International Air Transport Association (IATA).

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.

IATA: The BSP Turns 45

On March 1, 1971, the very first “Billing Settlement Plan” (BSP) was established in Japan. BSP is a system designed to facilitate and simplify the selling, reporting and remitting procedures of IATA Accredited Passenger Sales Agents, as well as improve financial control and cash...

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.

Blue Air Becomes Full IATA Member

Romanian airline Blue Air announced on Thursday that it has become a full member of the International Air Transport Association (IATA) from January 19, 2016.

IATA Expects Low Oil Prices, Healthy Demand for Travel to Boost Airline Profits in 2016

Lower oil prices and healthy demand for passenger travel will give airline profits a boost next year, according to the airline industry outlook for 2016 released by the International Air Transport Association (IATA).

IATA CEO: ‘Acts of Terror Will Not Get the Better of Us… Flying is a Force for Good in Our World’

Tony Tyler, the director general and CEO of the International Air Transport Association (IATA), on Thursday encouraged travel as a response to recent acts and threats of terrorism.

AEGEAN and Olympic Air Receive IATA’s ‘Fast Travel Green Award’

AEGEAN and Olympic Air were recently recognized by the International Air Transport Association (IATA) for their innovation in passenger experience and received the "Fast Travel Green Award".
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