Associations en ERA seeks more take up for EU-backed regional aircraft financing <div class="node-body article-body">The European Regions Airline Association (ERA) is calling on members to take advantage of European Investment Bank (EIB) funding for new aircraft purchases.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Airframes Associations Daily News ATW Plus Mon, 26 Mar 2018 15:36:00 +0000 276761 at Video: ATW interviews ERA director general Montserrat Barriga <div class="node-body video-body"><div id="limelight_player_852442">&nbsp;</div> <script src="//"></script><script>LimelightPlayerUtil.embed({"playerId":"limelight_player_852442","playerForm":"Player","height":321,"width":480,"mediaId":"f499d0e5f4bf496db1a2fc525f38b694"});</script></div> Associations Wed, 21 Mar 2018 14:33:00 +0000 276231 at ICAO reappoints secretary general for a second term <div class="node-body article-body">ICAO has extended secretary general Fang Liu’s mandate for a second three-year term, building on her initial appointment that started on Aug. 1, 2015.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Associations Daily News People ATW Plus Mon, 19 Mar 2018 14:36:00 +0000 275941 at <p>ICAO secretary general Fang Liu</p> ICAO IATA: Fuel prices, labor costs likely to slow passenger growth in 2018 <div class="node-body article-body">Worldwide passenger traffic grew 7.6% in 2017, outpacing the 10-year average annual growth rate of 5.5%, as passengers responded to an overall improvement in the global economy and lower airfares, according to IATA’s Air Passenger Market Analysis for December 2017.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Airline Traffic Associations Daily News ATW Plus Fri, 02 Feb 2018 18:21:00 +0000 271981 at ICAO event yields over 420 new air services agreements <div class="node-body article-body">An ICAO air services negotiation event—ICAN2017—held in Colombo, Sri Lanka, has led to more than 420 new air services agreements and arrangements.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Associations Daily News ATW Plus Wed, 20 Dec 2017 14:53:00 +0000 268511 at <p>Air services agreement negotiators gather for a group photo during ICAO&rsquo;s Tenth Air Services Negotiation Event (ICAN2017) in Colombo, Sri Lanka, this week.</p> ICAO IATA expects solid cargo growth to continue in 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="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Airlines Associations Daily News ATW On-Location ATW Plus Wed, 06 Dec 2017 16:14:00 +0000 267181 at <p>IATA chief economist Brian Pearce</p> IATA IATA stresses need for 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="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Associations Daily News ATW On-Location Safety ATW Plus Tue, 05 Dec 2017 10:05:00 +0000 267071 at IATA Arab airlines issue resolutions on 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="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Associations Regulation Security Daily News ATW On-Location ATW Plus Wed, 22 Nov 2017 15:10:00 +0000 266241 at 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="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Associations Daily News ATW On-Location ATW Plus Tue, 21 Nov 2017 19:56:00 +0000 266191 at <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 <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="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Associations Daily News ATW On-Location ATW Plus Tue, 21 Nov 2017 14:36:00 +0000 266121 at