Following the recent events in Japan and the UN's imposition of a no-fly zone over Libya, IATA has been keeping its members informed of developments.
IATA has been working with the Japanese government, ICAO, WHO, IMO, IAEA, WMO and ACI to ensure member airlines have the latest medical and operational advice.
IATA informed its members as soon as Eurocontrol confirmed it would no longer accept flight plans for the Libyan no-fly zone.
Record Safety Results
At one accident for every 1.6 billion flights, the 2010 accident rate for Western-built jet aircraft was the lowest in aviation history. More
Forecast 2011 airline industry net profits have dropped from US$9.1 billion to US$8.6 billion, a 46% decrease on estimated 2010 profits of US$16 billion. More
Tax Campaign Success
As the campaign against excess taxation of the aviation industry continues, Giovanni Bisignani welcomed the UK’s decision not to increase its Air Passenger Duty (APD).
Economic & Social Benefits of Aviation
IATA’s tax campaign has been boosted by the launch of a study of the Economic and Social Benefits of Aviation in the UK.
World Cargo Symposium
Improving air freight’s competitiveness was top of the agenda at this year’s World Cargo Symposium in Istanbul. More