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26/07/2021 | AEROCONTACT | CAREER

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has launched an environmental sustainability training program together with the University of Geneva (UNIGE). While sustainability has played an important role in the industry for many years, it is a key priority as the sector rebuilds from the e...


15/07/2021 | AEROCONTACT | AIR TRANSPORT

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced the appointment of Brendan Sullivan as IATA’s Global Head of Cargo with immediate effect. Sullivan has worked in air cargo for 20 years including spending 14 years at IATA. Since January, he has been acting Global Head of Car...


Nominations Open for IATA Diversity & Inclusion Awards
08/07/2021 | AEROCONTACT | AIR TRANSPORT

Awards established in 2019, with Qatar Airways committing to sponsor for 10 yearsWinner in each category will receive $25,000 in prize moneyThe International Air Trans...


Walsh Takes the Helm at IATA
01/04/2021 | AEROCONTACT | AIR TRANSPORT

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced that Willie Walsh has officially taken on the role of Director General of the organization. He succeeds Al...


IATA Offers Free Training to Former Cabin Crew Transitioning into Job Market
11/02/2021 | AEROCONTACT | AIR TRANSPORT

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) is offering an online training course to help laid-off airline cabin crew members re-enter the job market. This cour...


25/11/2020 | AEROCONTACT | INDUSTRY / TECHNOLOGY

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced leadership changes approved by the 76th IATA Annual General Meeting (AGM).Robin Hayes, CEO of JetBlue is now the Chair of the IATA Board of Governors (BoG), succeeding Carsten Spohr, Chair IATA BoG (2019-2020) and CEO of Lufthansa. Haye...


29/04/2020 | LE JOURNAL DE L'AVIATION | AIR TRANSPORT

World air traffic suffered a massive drop of more than half in March compared with the same period last year thanks to coronavirus-related travel restrictions, the airline industry's trade body said Wednesday.The 52.9 percent drop when measured by total revenue per passenger kilometres "was the ...


24/04/2020 | LE JOURNAL DE L'AVIATION | AIR TRANSPORT

Air traffic in the Middle East and North Africa is set to plummet by more than half this year due to the coronavirus pandemic, a global aviation body said Thursday."Airlines in the Middle East continue to be battered by the impact of COVID-19," said Muhammad Albakri of the International Air Tran...


17/04/2020 | LE JOURNAL DE L'AVIATION | AIR TRANSPORT

Airlines have been mauled by COVID-19 and the industry has cried out for help from governments to survive a crisis that could cripple a key sector of the economy.As countries closed their borders and resorts shut down for an indefinite period, airlines grounded their planes and furloughed thousa...


15/04/2020 | LE JOURNAL DE L'AVIATION | AIR TRANSPORT

Airline passenger revenues are set to plunge by 55 percent, or $314 billion, in 2020 due to the coronavirus pandemic, the International Air Transport Association said Tuesday.It marks a sharp worsening of the forecast for the aviation industry, as just three weeks ago the decrease was predicted ...


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