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IATA: 2014 was a Safe Year for Aviation

"While aviation safety was in the headlines in 2014, the data show that flying continues to improve its safety performance", Tony Tyler, the director general and CEO of the International Air Transport Association (IATA), said on Monday.

IATA: Falling Oil Prices to Lead to Low Airline Ticket Costs

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) recently announced an outlook for improved industry profitability in its Economic Performance of the Air Transport Industry report.

Airlines Announce New Customer Protection Agreement: No Passenger Left Behind

Passengers left stranded in the rare and unfortunate event of an airline bankruptcy will be offered "rescue fares" from airlines to ensure they can get home, according to the International Air Transport Association (IATA).

IATA: Strong Passenger Growth Continues in September 2014

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) recently announced global passenger traffic results for September showing demand growth of 5.3 percent (measured in revenue passenger kilometers or RPKs) over September 2013.

Travel and Transport Task Force on Ebola Virus Says “No” To General Bans on Travel, Trade

The Travel and Transport Task Force stands firmly with the World Health Organization (WHO) against general bans on travel and trade, as well as restrictions that include general quarantine of travelers from Ebola-affected countries.

New IATA Passenger Forecast Reveals Fast-Growing Markets Of The Future

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) recently released its first 20-year passenger growth forecast, projecting that passenger numbers are expected to reach 7.3 billion by 2034.

Mega Airlines Studies Launches Program For IATA-Certified Diploma In Hospitality Services

Mega Airlines Studies is offering a new professional study program, in partnership with the International Air Transport Association (IATA), that leads to a diploma that may be a key to new careers and career growth in the hospitality sector.

Global Travel Task Force Launched To Monitor Ebola Virus Disease Outbreak

The risk of transmission of Ebola virus disease (EVD) during air travel is low, according to a joint statement on travel and transport in relation to Ebola outbreak released by the World Health Organization (WHO), the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO), the World...

AirFastTickets Brushes Off Default Rumors

"We have not been suspended from trading and all websites of the Group's companies, in all countries, are operating normally," AirFastTickets CEO Nikos Koklonis said on 23 June, responding to rumors that the company had been put in default in the United Kingdom.

IATA: Airline Financial Outlook Strengthens

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced an upward revision to its industry financial outlook: $12.9 billion global net profit expected in 2013.