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Mega Airlines Studies Honored as Top Authorized Training Center by IATA

Greek educational organization Mega Airlines Studies once again has been honored as Europe Top Performing Authorized Training Center by IATA.

IATA: January Air Passenger Demand Growth Slows on Temporary Factors

Global passenger traffic in January 2018 rose by 4.6 percent compared to the same period in 2017, the International Air Transport Association (IATA) said.

Travelport, ACI Launch Intelligent Payment Fraud Controls for Airline Industry

Travelport has announced an intelligent fraud control and settlement solution for its airline customers called "Travelport Authorize Plus".

Travelport to Incorporate NDC Content in Products for Airlines, Travel Agencies

Travelport has announced new products that enable airlines and travel agents in the IATA New Distribution Capability (NDC) era.

Sabre Granted NDC Level 3 Capability as IT Provider by IATA

Sabre Corporation has been recognized by the International Air Transport Association (IATA) as an NDC Level 3 capable IT provider.

Over 250 Airlines Benefit from Travelport’s ‘Rich Content and Branding’ Tool

Over 250 airlines now benefit from Travelport's Rich Content and Branding merchandising tool which gives agencies and travel bookers a graphically rich experience when searching for and booking branded fares and ancillaries.

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.

Sabre Achieves IATA NDC Level 2 Capability as IT Provider

Sabre Corporation has accelerated the evolution of its retailing technology by becoming IATA NDC Level 2 capable as an IT provider.

Travelport Launches PCI DSS Certification Tool for IATA Agencies

Travelport has made its online PCI DSS (Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard) certification referral program available to all IATA agencies.

Travelport Receives NDC ‘Level 3’ Aggregator Certification by IATA

Travelport has been certified by the International Air Transport Association as a “Level 3” aggregator under IATA’s New Distribution Capability (NDC) initiative.

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.

Alitalia Certified by IATA for Baggage Handling Operations

Alitalia has received the readiness certificate of the International Air Transport Association (IATA) for its baggage handling operations at the Rome Fiumicino hub.

IATA Chooses Edenred to Develop Easypay System in Over 70 Countries

IATA has selected Edenred to develop and manage the new generation payment method "IATA EasyPay", beginning later this year, for travel agents to issue airline tickets.

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).

E-device Ban on US-Bound Flights Easing Off

A US ban prohibiting any electronic devices larger than a smartphone on inbound flights from 10 Middle East and North Africa airports appears to be easing off.

Singapore Airlines CEO is New IATA Chairman

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has announced that Goh Choon Phong, CEO of Singapore Airlines, has assumed his duties as Chairman of the IATA Board of Governors for a one-year term.

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.