Improved Baggage Handling at Chopin Airport

February 1, 2013 0

The average baggage delivery time at Chopin Airport, Warsaw, Poland, was reduced by more than half in 2012, following the airport’s involvement in the International Air Transport Association’s Baggage Improvement Programme (BIP). The airport was […]

Airline Focus

New IATA Chairman

August 7, 2012 0

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced that Qantas Airways’ CEO and Managing Director Alan Joyce has assumed his duties as Chairman of the IATA Board of Governors.  He will hold the position for one […]

Airline Focus

An ‘India Inc’ Approach

August 7, 2012 0

Tony Tyler, IATA’s boss, has called for an ‘India Inc’ approach to resolve India’s aviation crisis and improve competitiveness to drive economic and social benefits. Addressing the Confederation of Indian Industry in July, Tony Tyler, […]

Air Cargo

IATA Applauds Cargo Security Agreement

June 18, 2012 0

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) says that it applauds an “historic agreement” between the European Commission (EC) and the US Transportation Security Administration (TSA) to recognise each other’s air cargo security programmes.  The agreement, […]


IATA Criticises EU

September 28, 2011 0

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Passenger Terminal

IATA Opposes Security Tax Hike

September 23, 2011 0

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has expressed its opposition to a proposal to double the US’s 9/11 passenger security fee and then to raise it in successive years up to 2017. The proposal was […]

Airline Focus

Russian Safety Improvements

June 16, 2011 0

FOLLOWING CRITICISM in the past by IATA for having a safety record that was “well below international standards,” it has been reported in the Russian media that the government has adopted a programme to improve […]

Airline Focus

Gulf Air Rejoins IOSA

June 16, 2011 0

GULF AIR, the national carrier of the Kingdom of Bahrain, has renewed its place on the IATA Operational Safety Audit (IOSA) Registry until 2013 after successfully completing the International Air Transport Association’s (IATA) safety audit […]