Associations en IATA warns UK air passengers could decline 3%-5% by 2020 <div class="node-body article-body">Following the UK’s June 23 vote to leave the European Union (EU), IATA said preliminary estimates suggest UK air passengers could decline 3%-5% by 2020, following an expected economic downturn and predicted falling British pound sterling (GBP) exchange rates. </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Associations Daily News Fri, 24 Jun 2016 21:28:00 +0000 214081 at ALTA: Caribbean tourism hindered by taxes, regulations <div class="node-body article-body">The lack of air connectivity among the islands of the Caribbean remains one of the tallest barriers to unlocking the full potential of the region’s tourism market, the head of the Latin American and Caribbean Air Transport Association (ALTA) told ATW’s sister publication Aviation Daily.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Associations Daily News ATW On-Location Safety Wed, 22 Jun 2016 17:03:00 +0000 213621 at IATA leadership transition: From TT to AdJ; al Baker, please behave <div class="node-body blog-body">Alexandre de Juniac’s tenure as the seventh IATA director general & CEO doesn’t begin until Sept, 1, so his presence at last week’s 72nd IATA AGM in Dublin was mostly, and appropriately, low key. But remarks he made during the closing session provided some good indications of what to expect from his agenda and the tone of his leadership. </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Airlines Associations Opinions ATW Editor&#039;s Blog Fri, 10 Jun 2016 19:58:00 +0000 212361 at This week's poll question: What should be the top priority issue for airline CEOs meeting this week in Dublin for the 72nd IATA AGM? <div class="node-body advpoll_binary-body"></div><form action="/poll/05312016" accept-charset="UTF-8" method="post" id="advpoll-voting-binary-form-0" class="advpoll-vote"> <div><div class="poll"> <div class="advpoll-available-choices"> <div class="vote-choices"> <div class="form-radios"><div class="form-item" id="edit-choice-2891-wrapper"> <label class="option" for="edit-choice-2891"><input type="radio" id="edit-choice-2891" name="choice" value="2891" class="form-radio" /> Environment</label> </div> <div class="form-item" id="edit-choice-2901-wrapper"> <label class="option" for="edit-choice-2901"><input type="radio" id="edit-choice-2901" name="choice" value="2901" class="form-radio" /> Regulation & taxes</label> </div> <div class="form-item" id="edit-choice-2911-wrapper"> <label class="option" for="edit-choice-2911"><input type="radio" id="edit-choice-2911" name="choice" value="2911" class="form-radio" /> Safety</label> </div> <div class="form-item" id="edit-choice-2921-wrapper"> <label class="option" for="edit-choice-2921"><input type="radio" id="edit-choice-2921" name="choice" value="2921" class="form-radio" /> Airport security</label> </div> </div> </div> </div> <input type="hidden" name="ajax" id="edit-ajax" value="" class="ajax" /> <input type="hidden" name="nid" id="edit-nid" value="210771" class="edit-nid" /> <input type="submit" name="op" id="edit-vote-binary-0" value="Answer" class="form-submit" /> <input type="hidden" name="form_build_id" id="form-a5-XlGT6A0cVcZVVsG0H5dmY-BL3wyJvwuMA0pKagC0" value="form-a5-XlGT6A0cVcZVVsG0H5dmY-BL3wyJvwuMA0pKagC0" /> <input type="hidden" name="form_id" id="edit-advpoll-voting-binary-form" value="advpoll_voting_binary_form" /> </div> </div></form> Associations Tue, 31 May 2016 15:06:06 +0000 210771 at Spanish LCC Volotea joins Airlines for Europe <div class="node-body article-body">Spanish low-cost carrier (LCC) Volotea has become the latest airline to join lobbying group Airlines for Europe (A4E).</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Associations Daily News ATW Plus Mon, 02 May 2016 19:11:00 +0000 207031 at Volotea UK leisure carrier Jet2 joins Airlines for Europe <div class="node-body article-body">Lobby group Airlines for Europe (A4E) has announced its latest new member, UK-based leisure operator Jet2.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Associations Daily News ATW Plus Fri, 22 Apr 2016 17:50:00 +0000 205851 at <p>Jet2 737-300</p> Nigel Howarth Borajet and Nordic Regional Airlines join ERA <div class="node-body article-body">Istanbul-based regional Borajet Airlines and Helsinki-based Nordic Regional Airlines (Norra) have joined the European Regions Airline Association (ERA).</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Associations Daily News ATW Plus Tue, 19 Apr 2016 14:44:00 +0000 205071 at IATA’s Tyler calls on aviation to get better at communicating <div class="node-body article-body">The commercial aviation industry has become much more adept in a changing operational environment at ensuring public confidence, but faces ongoing communications challenges, IATA DG and CEO Tony Tyler told the IATA Ops Conference in Copenhagen.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Air Traffic Management Airlines Associations Daily News ATW On-Location ATW Plus Mon, 18 Apr 2016 18:41:00 +0000 204971 at <p>IATA&nbsp;DG and CEO Tony Tyler</p> IATA Malaysian carriers form association to fight fee increases <div class="node-body article-body">A group of seven Malaysian carriers have formed a group—the Association of Malaysian Air Carriers (AMAC)—to “provide a common platform to discuss issues affecting the industry,” following the Malaysian Department of Civil Aviation (DCA) announcement that it plans to revise the fees of several services. </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Associations Daily News ATW Plus Fri, 15 Apr 2016 18:37:00 +0000 204711 at <p>Malaysia Airlines 747-400</p> Rob Finlayson IATA signs cooperation agreement with migration organization <div class="node-body article-body">IATA has signed a memorandum of understanding with the International Organization for Migration (IOM) to increase cooperation on aviation security and border security.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Associations Daily News ATW Plus Thu, 14 Apr 2016 15:31:00 +0000 204541 at