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TÜV Austria Academy Becomes IATA Regional Training Partner

TÜV Austria Academy, a leading educational organization operated by TÜV Austria Hellas, has become a Regional Training Partner of the International Air Transport Association, (IATA).

Travelport and Webjet Launch New Long-term Technology Partnership

Following an extensive competitive bid process, Travelport has been awarded a new long-term technology contract by Australia and New Zealand’s leading online travel agency, Webjet.

IATA: Three Proposals to Unlock Potential of Greece’s Aviation Market

Greece is emerging in Europe’s aviation market and if it plays its cards right, can ensure robust performance in the immediate future, says IATA.

Ebbing Demand, Rising Costs Take a Toll on 2019 Airline Profits

Diminishing demand and increasing costs are taking a toll on airline profits, according to the International Air Transport Association (IATA), which cut its 2019 outlook for the air transport industry.

Aviation Bodies Join Forces for Smoother Slot Allocation

Airport operators, airlines and slot coordinators are working together on global guidelines for the allocation of airport slots, aiming to improve the traveler experience by ensuring schedule reliability.

IATA Moves Ahead with Resolutions to Upgrade Travel Experience

IATA endorsed five resolutions during its 75th annual general meeting, aiming to upgrade the travel experience.

IATA and Star Alliance Extend Cooperation to Improve Passenger Experience

IATA and Star Alliance recently renewed their collaboration on traveler document verification to improve the passenger experience.

IATA Expects Boeing 737 MAX to Remain Grounded Until August

Boeing’s fastest-selling aircraft, the 737 MAX 8, is most likely to remain grounded until August the earliest, according to estimates by the International Air Transport Association (IATA).

European Travel Agents Charge IATA with Ticket Distribution Abuse

The European Travel Agents’ and Tour Operators’ Association (ECTAA) has lodged a complaint against IATA for restricting competition in the market for air ticket distribution.

Mega Airlines Studies Again Named ‘Europe’s Top Performer’ by IATA

Mega Airlines Studies received the title of “Europe’s Top Performer 2019”, during the IATA World Congress, which was recently held in New Delhi, India.

TAL Aviation Appointed to Represent SunExpress Airline in Greece

Turkey-based leisure airline SunExpress has signed an agreement with TAL Aviation for its representation in Greece, Bulgaria and Romania.

Interview – George Galitis: ‘Mega Airlines Studies’ Diplomas Guarantee Success in Aviation Sector

George Galitis, the owner of Mega Airlines Studies, introduces the training center's 2019 courses and refers to the challenges faced by aviation today.

Travelport and Pakistan Int’l Airlines Announce Full Content Agreement

Travelport, a leading travel commerce platform, has reached a Full Content Agreement with Pakistan’s national carrier, Pakistan International Airlines (PIA).

Sabre is First Passenger Service System to Achieve IATA ‘ONE Order’ Certification

Sabre Corporation is certified as ONE Order Capable for air flight transactions as an order management system (OMS) and delivery provider.

Healthy Passenger Demand Continued in 2018, Says IATA

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released global passenger traffic results for 2018 showing that demand rose by a healthy 6.5% compared to full-year 2017.

Henley Index Ranks Greek Passport Among World’s Strongest 

The Greek passport is among the strongest in the world, ranked 7th with Japan’s passport in the lead, according to the 2019 Henley Passport Index.

Extra Charges Driving Airline Revenues Sky High, Says Report

Extra fees for luggage, seat selection and in advance bookings are expected to boost airline revenue by 13 percent to 92.9 billion dollars in 2018, according to a report by IdeaWorksCompany and CarTrawler.

Greek Passport Among World’s Most Powerful

The Greek passport is among the world’s most powerful, allowing access to 164 countries, according to the Global Passport Power Rank 2018 by Arton Capital.

Cyprus Airways Signs Interline Agreement with Qatar Airways

Cyprus Airways has signed an interline agreement with Qatar Airways, aiming to provide its passengers with additional flights to more destinations.

Cyprus Airways Receives IATA Membership Certificate

Cyprus Airways has received a certificate from the International Air Transport Association (IATA) for successfully becoming a member.