Associations http://atwonline.com/taxonomy/term/7391/more en IATA expects solid cargo growth to continue in 2018 http://atwonline.com/associations/iata-expects-solid-cargo-growth-continue-2018 <div class="node-body article-body">The air freight market remains on track for 2018, following the strongest year of growth since the global economic crisis rebound of 2010.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/associations/iata-expects-solid-cargo-growth-continue-2018" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/associations/iata-expects-solid-cargo-growth-continue-2018#comments Airlines Associations Daily News ATW On-Location ATW Plus Wed, 06 Dec 2017 16:14:00 +0000 267181 at http://atwonline.com <p>IATA chief economist Brian Pearce</p> IATA IATA stresses need for UAV operation standards http://atwonline.com/safety/iata-stresses-need-uav-operation-standards <div class="node-body article-body">IATA is working with ICAO to develop standards for the commercial use of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), including how airlines and cargo operators use drones and how they will be integrated into airspace. </div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/safety/iata-stresses-need-uav-operation-standards" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/safety/iata-stresses-need-uav-operation-standards#comments Associations Daily News ATW On-Location Safety Tue, 05 Dec 2017 10:05:00 +0000 267071 at http://atwonline.com IATA Arab airlines issue resolutions on European competition, global security http://atwonline.com/associations/arab-airlines-issue-resolutions-european-competition-global-security <div class="node-body article-body">Arab carriers have joined forces in calling on the European Commission (EC) to respect state sovereignty and prioritize passenger interests as it looks to repeal and replace legislation on airline fair competition.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/associations/arab-airlines-issue-resolutions-european-competition-global-security" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/associations/arab-airlines-issue-resolutions-european-competition-global-security#comments Associations Regulation Security Daily News ATW On-Location Wed, 22 Nov 2017 15:10:00 +0000 266241 at http://atwonline.com Latin American CEOs welcome Argentine air transport reforms http://atwonline.com/associations/latin-american-ceos-welcome-argentine-air-transport-reforms <div class="node-body article-body">Latin American airline CEOs gathered at the ALTA Airline Leaders Forum Nov. 21 in Buenos Aires praised the Argentine government’s plan to double the country’s domestic passenger traffic by 2019 to 21.3 million passengers.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/associations/latin-american-ceos-welcome-argentine-air-transport-reforms" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/associations/latin-american-ceos-welcome-argentine-air-transport-reforms#comments Associations Daily News ATW On-Location ATW Plus Tue, 21 Nov 2017 19:56:00 +0000 266191 at http://atwonline.com <p>Argentina Transport Minister Guillermo Dietrich at the ALTA Airlines Leaders Forum, Buenos Aires, Nov. 21, 2017</p> Mark Nensel IATA: Reform needed for Latin America air transport industry to thrive http://atwonline.com/associations/iata-reform-needed-latin-america-air-transport-industry-thrive <div class="node-body article-body">A combination of poor air traffic infrastructure, capacity-choked airports, excessive fees and a regulatory framework unaligned with global standards is hindering the development of air transportation in Latin America and the Caribbean, according to IATA Regional VP for the Americas Peter Cerda. </div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/associations/iata-reform-needed-latin-america-air-transport-industry-thrive" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/associations/iata-reform-needed-latin-america-air-transport-industry-thrive#comments Associations Daily News ATW On-Location ATW Plus Tue, 21 Nov 2017 14:36:00 +0000 266121 at http://atwonline.com AACO chief confident of continued Arab airline growth http://atwonline.com/associations/aaco-chief-confident-continued-arab-airline-growth <div class="node-body article-body">The future growth of Arab airlines is assured despite the many crises that continue to impact the region.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/associations/aaco-chief-confident-continued-arab-airline-growth" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/associations/aaco-chief-confident-continued-arab-airline-growth#comments Associations Daily News ATW On-Location Airports & Routes Tue, 21 Nov 2017 09:46:00 +0000 266101 at http://atwonline.com AFRAA appoints new secretary general http://atwonline.com/associations/afraa-appoints-new-secretary-general <div class="node-body article-body">The African Airlines Association (AFRAA) has named former Air Burkina and Air Mali CEO Abderahmane Berthé as secretary general, succeeding Elijah Chingosho.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/associations/afraa-appoints-new-secretary-general" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/associations/afraa-appoints-new-secretary-general#comments Associations Daily News People Mon, 20 Nov 2017 17:24:00 +0000 266011 at http://atwonline.com IATA’s de Juniac outlines Africa’s potential, challenges http://atwonline.com/safety/iata-s-de-juniac-outlines-africa-s-potential-challenges <div class="node-body article-body">Africa has the “greatest aviation potential” of any world region, but must overcome “great challenges”—including a safety record that is behind other regions—to reach this potential, IATA DG and CEO Alexandre de Juniac said.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/safety/iata-s-de-juniac-outlines-africa-s-potential-challenges" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/safety/iata-s-de-juniac-outlines-africa-s-potential-challenges#comments Associations Daily News Safety ATW Plus Mon, 13 Nov 2017 20:37:00 +0000 265411 at http://atwonline.com <p>RwandAir Airbus A330-200</p> Kurt Hofmann Difficult pricing environment, rising costs shrink US airline profits http://atwonline.com/associations/difficult-pricing-environment-rising-costs-shrink-us-airline-profits <div class="node-body article-body">US airlines are past the peak of their current cycle of profitability and urgently seeking cost savings as expense increases outpace revenue gains, Airlines for America (A4A) chief economist John Heimlich said.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/associations/difficult-pricing-environment-rising-costs-shrink-us-airline-profits" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/associations/difficult-pricing-environment-rising-costs-shrink-us-airline-profits#comments Airline Financials Associations Daily News ATW Plus Wed, 01 Nov 2017 18:12:00 +0000 264421 at http://atwonline.com <p>Delta Air Lines Airbus A321</p> Rob Finlayson European regionals elect new representatives http://atwonline.com/associations/european-regionals-elect-new-representatives <div class="node-body article-body">ASL Airlines Ireland’s director of corporate affairs, Andrew Kelly, has been named president of the European Regions Airline Association (ERA), the organization announced at its AGM in Athens Oct. 19.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/associations/european-regionals-elect-new-representatives" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/associations/european-regionals-elect-new-representatives#comments Associations Daily News People ATW Plus Thu, 19 Oct 2017 19:39:00 +0000 263271 at http://atwonline.com