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IATA Data Shows Slower Start to 2015

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The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced global passenger statistics for January 2015, which indicate a slower start this year...

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Airline Profitability to Reach Highest Margin in Five Years

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Both lower oil prices and an overall strengthening of worldwide GDP growth are the main drivers behind the improved profitability.

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The Mystery of Airport Codes

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We've all sat and contemplated airports and their IATA codes for long enough, and some of their origins have remained a mystery. Why is Chicago...

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WORLD ROUTES: Critical Issues in Air Transport Today

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The aviation industry is facing five critical issues in the years ahead - panellists concluded on the first panel discussion at the 20th World...

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WORLD ROUTES: The Value of Connectivity - Tony Tyler, IATA

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This year marks the 20th anniversary of World Routes and a special commemorative book has been produced to celebrate the momentous occasion. Here...

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The Global Airline Scene – 100 Years and Counting!

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Commercial aviation began 100 years ago with a single aircraft, a single passenger and a single route. Last year more than three billion...

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IATA Makes Renewed Calls for Return of Airline Funds from Venezuela

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IATA cautioned that that failure to release the airline monies puts at risk a major contributor to the well-being of the Venezuelan economy....

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ROUTES AFRICA: IATA Warns on Impact of Taxation to Aviation in Africa

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IATA’s director general and chief executive officer, Tony Tyler, likens aviation taxes to “killing the goose that lays the golden egg,” warning...

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Venezuelan Government Failing to Meet Its Promises to Airline Operators

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Government actions have meant that within the past year, eleven of the 24 airlines operating in Venezuela have reduced operations between 15 per...

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WORLD ROUTES: "Addicted to taxes" - The IATA Executive's Viewpoint

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The panel session at this year’s World Routes Strategy Summit that created the most debate was certainly the Sunday morning ‘State of...

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