International Air Transport Association
Partner Brief
Strategic Partnerships Newsletter

33rd Issue • Quarter 2, 2010

Aviation and alternative fuels

Michel Baljet, IATA’s Assistant Director, Fuel Services, Operations, explains why alternative fuels are essential to the future of aviation. Read more


Condon & Forsyth LLP: The Airline Deregulation Act

An appellate court in California has held that passengers may not sue airlines to recover government-imposed taxes collected from passengers actually exempt from paying the taxes. Read more


IBM: Air Canada extends customer self-service beyond the airport

Air Canada wanted to extend service beyond the airport by delivering self-service through mobile devices. Read more


Kale Consultants Ltd.: Saving up to 2% on airlines’ direct
operating costs

For every flight it operates, an airline incurs certain operating costs, such as fuel costs, airport charges, catering charges, and so on. These costs comprise about 50–60% of an airline’s overall cost structure. Read more


Lufthansa Systems: Online upgrade for Austrian Airlines’
web check-in

In order to reduce costs, airlines are making check-in more efficient by adding passenger self-service processes. However, as average yields are set to remain low for the foreseeable future, airlines are looking for extra revenues aside from basic ticket sales. Read more


NCR Corporation: Self-service travel solutions

As an IATA Strategic Partner for the past 11 years, NCR has collaborated on a number of self-service initiatives to improve the passenger experience.
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QSL Consultores: Enterprise risk management

Airlines and aviation organizations are facing difficult and complex scenarios, mainly affected by the global crisis. Organizations need to face the future and cope with uncertainty, focusing on possible events that will impact their objectives, maximizing opportunities, and mitigating threats. Read more


RM–Group A/S: Emergency Response Systems

Helpful in the event of incidents and/or accidents, web-based emergency response systems (ERS) are rapidly being adopted throughout the industry by both airlines and airports. The popularity of these tools is largely due to the automation of crucial procedures for dealing with incidents and accidents.
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TRAXON Europe: Standardizing processes for Swiss

For almost a decade, Swiss WorldCargo, the cargo division of Switzerland’s national freight carrier, has relied on TRAXON Europe for messaging services tailored to the airfreight industry. Read more

Unisys Corporation: Smooth IT integration for two world-class
cargo carriers

The recent merger of Delta Cargo and Northwest Cargo shows the speed with which a shared vision can become a well-executed reality. Read more

Simplifying the Business: focusing on collaboration
IATA relies on the contributions Simplifying the Business (StB) makes to improve industry operations. This ongoing adaptation would not be possible without the IATA Strategic Partners’ dedication to delivering the quality products that bring IATA standards to life. Read more
IATA Conferences and Events
Upcoming conferences and exhibitions around the world, including
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New Strategic Partners
The IATA Strategic Partnerships program welcomes its newest members.
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