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AME Industry Gazette - Spring 2017

​IATA Regional Vice President - Africa & Middle East Interview

IATA's Regional Vice President - Africa & Middle East, Mr. Muhammad Ali Albakri shares his views on the recent US electronics ban affecting the aviation industry in the region.

Albakri also tackles the changes taking place in the financial and distribution services and the Regional Transformation in light of the current & future industry challanges.

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Aeropolitical News

IATA continues to focus its efforts on key Aeropolitical issues in the region. Read further and let us know what you think IATA should do more by filling out the enclosed survey.

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IATA Products & Trainings

Highlights about the recently held World Cargo Symposium in Abu Dhabi, UAE on March 14-16, 2017 show news on TACT Net Rates Industry Initiative and on TACT Net Rates Product for air Cargo.

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Baggage Tracking Updates

IATA’s Baggage Tracking resolution is critical in reducing mishandling and improving customer satisfaction, coming into force in 2018. Are the airlines and airport ready to collect and share the mandated tracking information?

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Regional Economic Outlook

2016 ended on a positive note for the air transport industry, with both passenger and freight volumes growing at multi-year highs. However, this strong performance was not shared equally across all regions.   .

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IATA Fast Travel

EgyptAir is the first airline in Africa and the third airline in the Middle East to achieve the Platinum status in the International Air Transport Association (IATA)'s Fast Travel Program.

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Safety News

The collaboration between IATA and ICAO is limitless, read the news on the latest workshops, trainings and news for the Aviation Industry Safety.

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East & South Africa News

IATA is very active all over the world, we are glad to share with you the news from Southern and Eastern Africa on new memberships, e-AWBLink, Environment, and many more.   

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