IATA has called on the Thai government to urgently address safety, capacity and costs issues at Thailand’s airports so as to reap the maximum benefits that aviation can bring to the country’s economy. Read More

IATA has revised its 2017 industry profitability outlook, and Asia-Pacific carriers are expected to post a $7.4 billion net profit in 2017, which is equal to $4.96 passenger. Read More

IATA and BIAL jointly organized a Smart Security workshop, the first of its kind in Asia Pacific, in Bangalore last month to discuss enhancements to the security aspect of airport operations. Read More

Asia Pacific Continues to Lead in the Latest 20-year Passenger Demand Forecast

The addition of Thailand to the latest edition of the 20-year air passenger forecast further reinforces Asia Pacific’s position as the leading driver of air travel demand over the period of 2016-2036. Read More

Joined-up Thinking Needed for Japan's Air Transport Infrastructure

IATA has called on Japan to prepare its airport infrastructure for the 2020 Olympics and future growth of the tourism industry using joined-up thinking and extensive consultation with industry. Three areas called into focus are infrastructure costs, efficiency and capacity, and connectivity. Read More