Associations en European airline association AEA closes down <div class="node-body article-body">European network carrier lobby group the Association of European Airlines (AEA) will close, effective immediately, after many members joined the new cross-industry group Airlines for Europe (A4E).</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Associations Daily News Mon, 28 Nov 2016 17:37:00 +0000 231501 at IATA launches wildlife trafficking tool for airports <div class="node-body article-body">A pilot program version of an airport wildlife trafficking assessment tool will be launched at Mozambique’s Maputo International Airport this month, IATA has announced. A global rollout is planned for 2017, IATA said.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Associations Daily News Airports & Routes Wed, 23 Nov 2016 17:51:00 +0000 231381 at COMMENTARY: Uber’s flying car vision won’t fly without NextGen <div class="field-byline"> David F. Melcher </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Uber’s recent report outlining its vision for the potential of autonomous flying cars has captured the imagination of city dwellers and commuters worldwide. Who wouldn’t enjoy care-free flying in 10 years that eliminates gridlock at 200mph?</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Associations Government Affairs Regulation Daily News Technology Opinions Wed, 23 Nov 2016 17:18:00 +0000 231351 at <p>David F. Melcher</p> AIA Asia-Pacific carriers seek more consistent government oversight <div class="node-body article-body">Government barriers that threaten airline profitability and growth potential is a key concern among Asia-Pacific airline executives, particularly duplicative and unfair regulatory oversight trends.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Associations Daily News ATW On-Location Sun, 20 Nov 2016 11:02:00 +0000 231031 at Asia-Pacific airline CEOs have talent <div class="node-body blog-body">Former IATA director general Tony Tyler liked to say that airline CEOs give their commitment to the global association, but their hearts to their regional associations. Nowhere is that more apparent than at the annual meeting of the Association of Asia Pacific Airlines (AAPA), which was held in Manila last week and displayed the region’s airline executive talent in more ways than one.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Associations Opinions ATW Editor&#039;s Blog Sun, 20 Nov 2016 05:32:00 +0000 231021 at Asia-Pacific carriers continue growth but wary of uncertain economy <div class="node-body article-body">Nervousness and uncertainty about the global economy and intense competition are giving leaders of Asia-Pacific carriers cause for concern even though the region is maintaining a fast-growth track in terms of passengers carried.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Associations Daily News ATW On-Location Thu, 17 Nov 2016 10:14:00 +0000 230681 at ALC CEO: Don’t panic over Wall Street initial reaction to US election <div class="node-body article-body">Initial Wall Street reactions to the US presidential election results do not necessarily signal long-term effects, Air Lease Corp. (ALC) CEO John Plueger said at the annual Latin American and Caribbean Air Transport Association (ALTA) Airline Leaders Forum in Mexico City.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Associations Daily News ATW On-Location ATW Plus Tue, 15 Nov 2016 17:48:00 +0000 230451 at <p>Air Lease Corp. CEO John Plueger</p> ALC De Juniac: Venezuela risks losing all airline service <div class="node-body article-body">Some $3.8 billion of airlines’ funds remain trapped in Venezuela, which risks losing all air service to the country, IATA DG and CEO Alexandre de Juniac warned.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Associations Daily News ATW On-Location Tue, 15 Nov 2016 14:35:00 +0000 230381 at <p>IATA DG and CEO Alexandre de Juniac speaks at ALTA Airline Leaders Forum in Mexico City.</p> ALTA/Twitter AirBaltic joins Airlines for Europe <div class="node-body article-body">Latvian carrier airBaltic has joined Airlines for Europe (A4E), adding to the lobbying group’s growing number of carriers.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Airlines Associations Daily News ATW Plus Fri, 21 Oct 2016 18:33:00 +0000 227901 at <p>AirBaltic Boeing 737-300</p> Rob Finlayson ICAO seals aviation emissions deal <div class="node-body article-body">ICAO’s 191 member states have agreed to the Carbon Offset and Reduction Scheme for International Aviation (CORSIA), with 65 states—including the US, China and all European Union (EU) countries—signing up for the voluntarily stage between 2021 and 2026.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Associations Eco-Aviation Daily News ATW Plus Thu, 06 Oct 2016 18:14:00 +0000 226031 at <p>ICAO Assembly in Montreal moments after the carbon offset resolution passed.</p> Twitter/Violeta Bulc