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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 1, 2018

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

IATA, MoCA and RGNAU Collaborate to Develop Aviation Professionals in India

IATA is partnering with India's MoCA and RGNAU to enhance human resource development to support the tremendous growth of India's aviation market. Read more

IATA and CAAS Launch Global Safety Predictive Analytics Research Center

IATA and CAAS have signed a Memorandum of Collaboration to establish SPARC which will utilize predictive analytics to identify potential aviation safety hazards by leveraging research capabilities in Singapore, and operationa flight data that are available under IATA's GADM initiative. Read more

Infrastructure Capacity Key to Securing Aviation’s Future

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has called for urgent action to address the infrastructure crisis in order to secure air transport’s future. Read more

IATA Disappointed with Decision to Pre-fund Changi East Developments

​The International Air Transport Association has expressed disappointment with the decision by the Singapore government to pre-fund the infrastructure development for Changi East and Terminal 5. Read more

Matteo Zanarini Appointed Area Manager for South West Pacific

IATA has appointed Matteo Zanarini as Area Manager, South West Pacific, succeeding Ian Lorigan who recently took up the role of Director, Global Delivery Center based in IATA Asia-Pacific Regional Office in Singapore. Read more

Proposed Tourism Tax will Harm New Zealand’s Economy

IATA has urged New Zealand to reconsider the proposed tourism tax on international visitors. Read more

IATA has expressed concerns over the Malaysian government's plans to introduce a new charge on passengers to recover the costs of the Advanced Passenger Screening System program. Read More

IATA called on the Philippine Government to address the key issues of airport infrastructure, excessive regulation and taxation in order to unlock the full potential that aviation can bring to the country. Read More

During the Air Cargo Day in Singapore, Glynn Hughes, IATA Global Head of Cargo, spoke on key priorities for the Asia Pacific region to move the air cargo agenda ahead. Read More

Asia Pacific Digest Archive 


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