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IATA's Asia Pacific regional office is based in Singapore and serves as the central point of contact for IATA's member airlines in the region. The regional office also maintains close ties with governments, airports, air navigation service providers and regional industry organizations.

Asia Pacific Digest - Quarter 2, 2015

Welcome to the IATA Asia Pacific Quarterly Digest, where we bring you updates on major development of IATA activities in the Asia Pacific region every quarter. Check out the headlines of our first edition and click to read more.

Happy 70th Birthday, IATA!

IATA celebrated its 70th birthday in April this year. Watch our DG and CEO Tony Tyler’s message to our Member Airlines on this special occasion.


Driving Airport Campaigns

IATA has identified priority airports in Asia where continued focus is needed to address airport charges and airport development issues. Read More


Fast Travel Gains Momentum

IATA’s Fast Travel initiative continues to gain momentum in the Asia-Pacific region. Air New Zealand has achieved Platinum status for Fast Travel implementation, while All Nippon Airways, Asiana Airlines, and Japan Airlines received the Green award. Read More

Training Partner Network Growing Strong

IATA Training is now available in the Asia Pacific region through a growing network of training partners in Australia, Myanmar, and Singapore. Read More

New Regional Director, Safety and Flight Operations

Blair Cowles has been appointed as Regional Director for Safety and Flight Operations (SFO) in Asia Pacific. Read More

IATA 71st Annual General Meeting

The 71st IATA Annual General Meeting and World Air Transport Summit (WATS) will be held in Miami from 7-9 June 2015. Read More

Air Traffic Flow Management in Second Phase

The second phase of the Asia Pacific ATFM project is progressing. The focus for 2015 involves the preparation of a detailed implementation plan accompanied by a series of implementation focused cross-border ATFM workshops. Read More 

Master Plan for Indonesia’s Aviation

IATA has called on Indonesia’s stakeholders to partner in the development of an aviation master plan based on global standards to ensure that the country is served by an aviation industry performing at its best. Read More

Thailand Needs to Address ICAO Findings Urgently

IATA urged the Thai government to take remedial action following the findings of the ICAO Universal Safety Oversight Audit Program. Read More



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