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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.

Mega Airlines Studies Announces IATA Courses for Aviation Professionals

Mega Airlines Studies is organizing international specialized courses of the International Air Transport Association (IATA) for the second year in Athens.

Fraport Greece Holds Info Event Ahead of March 15 Airport Takeover

Fraport Greece is ready to take over management of 14 regional airports on March 15 and held a day event recently in order to present its ambitious plans.

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: 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.

MEGA AIRLINES STUDIES: Quality Education for the Tourism Industry

Are you aiming for an international career in the tourism or travel industry or are you already a professional who is seeking for new ways to expand business opportunities? Then MEGA AIRLINES STUDIES is just what you have been looking for.

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).

Mega Airline Studies Holds IATA Airport Operations – Advanced Seminar in Athens

Mega Airlines Studies recently held the first IATA Airport Operations - Advanced seminar in Athens, which offered essential training for airside and landside operations managers.

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.

IATA: Online Platform for Travel Agent Accreditation

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has launched an online platform for travel agents to submit their application for IATA accreditation.

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.

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.

IATA Cuts Air Passenger Forecast as Long-Term Demand Dips

An ailing global economy and weaker China forecasts are the reasons the International Air Transport Association (IATA) cited on Thursday, for cutting its long-term growth forecast for the number of air passengers around the world.

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".

Airfasttickets Ceases Operations

Greek online travel booking company Airfasttickets has ceased operations.

IATA: Industry Stepping Up Engagement on Consumer Protection

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) is stepping up efforts to engage with stakeholders -- governments, travelers and consumer groups -- on the important issue of consumer protection.

IATA: Nine Airlines Added to New Distribution Pilot Programs

More airlines have joined pilots and live deployments to test and evaluate the New Distribution Capability (NDC) schemas, according to the International Air Transport Association (IATA).

IATA Launches Initiative to Help Airlines Address Carry-on Bag Dilemma

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has announced a new initiative to optimize the accommodation of carry-on bags given differing carry-on bag sizes and airline policies.