Associations http://atwonline.com/taxonomy/term/7391/more en FedEx CEO lauds IATA for aircraft tracking task force http://atwonline.com/safety/fedex-ceo-lauds-iata-aircraft-tracking-task-force <div class="node-body article-body">FedEx chairman and CEO Fred Smith has praised IATA for moving swiftly to establish a task force on aircraft tracking improvements in the wake of the disappearance of Malaysia Airlines flight MH370.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/safety/fedex-ceo-lauds-iata-aircraft-tracking-task-force" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/safety/fedex-ceo-lauds-iata-aircraft-tracking-task-force#comments Airlines Associations Daily News Safety 777 ACARS ADS-B Boeing FedEx Fred Smith IATA Malaysia Airlines MH370 Tony Tyler Thu, 10 Apr 2014 20:47:00 +0000 121981 at http://atwonline.com ICAO adopts protocol to address disruptive passengers http://atwonline.com/regulation/icao-adopts-protocol-address-disruptive-passengers <div class="node-body article-body">An ICAO Diplomatic Conference has adopted a protocol to address what the organization describes as “a troubling escalation in the frequency of incidents involving disruptive and unruly passengers on scheduled commercial flights.”</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/regulation/icao-adopts-protocol-address-disruptive-passengers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/regulation/icao-adopts-protocol-address-disruptive-passengers#comments Associations Regulation Daily News disruptive passengers IATA ICAO ICAO Diplomatic Conference Olumuyiwa Benard Aliu Tokyo Convention Tony Tyler Wed, 09 Apr 2014 20:27:00 +0000 121611 at http://atwonline.com IATA: Global passenger demand slows in February http://atwonline.com/associations/iata-global-passenger-demand-slows-february <div class="node-body article-body">Worldwide passenger traffic grew 5.4% year-over-year in February, down 2.8 points from January’s 8.2% growth, according to IATA’s Air Passenger Market Analysis. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/associations/iata-global-passenger-demand-slows-february" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/associations/iata-global-passenger-demand-slows-february#comments Associations Finance & Data Daily News Brazil China domestic Europe IATA international Middle East passenger Russia traffic Tue, 08 Apr 2014 19:42:00 +0000 121521 at http://atwonline.com Europe’s regional airlines seek closer US cooperation http://atwonline.com/associations/europe-s-regional-airlines-seek-closer-us-cooperation <div class="node-body article-body">A delegation from the European Regions Airline Association (ERA) will meet with the US Regional Airline Association in early May in St. Louis, Missouri, to explore potential areas for cooperation.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/associations/europe-s-regional-airlines-seek-closer-us-cooperation" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/associations/europe-s-regional-airlines-seek-closer-us-cooperation#comments Airlines Associations Daily News Trade Shows & Conferences Association of European Airlines ATW Plus ERA Regional Airline Conference European Commission European Low Fares Airline Association European Regions Airline Association International Air Carrier Association Regional Airline Association Fri, 04 Apr 2014 21:01:00 +0000 121161 at http://atwonline.com IATA: Global air cargo slows in February; optimism for 2014 remains http://atwonline.com/associations/iata-global-air-cargo-slows-february-optimism-2014-remains <div class="node-body article-body">Global air cargo increased 2.9 FTKs in February, according to IATA’s global air freight market analysis. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/associations/iata-global-air-cargo-slows-february-optimism-2014-remains" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/associations/iata-global-air-cargo-slows-february-optimism-2014-remains#comments Associations Finance & Data Daily News air freight cargo IATA Tony Tyler Fri, 04 Apr 2014 20:52:00 +0000 121201 at http://atwonline.com IATA: Western-built jet accidents double in 2013 http://atwonline.com/safety/iata-western-built-jet-accidents-double-2013 <div class="node-body article-body">There was one hull loss for every 2.4 million flights of Western-built jet aircraft in 2013, doubling 2012’s rate. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/safety/iata-western-built-jet-accidents-double-2013" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/safety/iata-western-built-jet-accidents-double-2013#comments Associations Daily News Safety Boeing 777-200 IATA Malaysia Airlines MH370 Tony Tyler Thu, 03 Apr 2014 19:20:00 +0000 121111 at http://atwonline.com IATA calls for global tracking of aircraft http://atwonline.com/associations/iata-calls-global-tracking-aircraft <div class="node-body article-body">IATA has called on the aviation industry to “make a safe industry even safer” by developing a better way to track aircraft following the disappearance of Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 March 8. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/associations/iata-calls-global-tracking-aircraft" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/associations/iata-calls-global-tracking-aircraft#comments Associations Daily News accident investigation aircraft tracking IATA ICAO MH370 Tony Tyler Tue, 01 Apr 2014 20:19:00 +0000 120741 at http://atwonline.com Who's Right? http://atwonline.com/associations/whos-right <div class="field-deck"> Passenger rights bills are proliferating around the world, but that doesn’t mean they necessarily help the consumer. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">When it comes to emergency situations, bad weather and even volcanic ash clouds, regulatory authorities seem to have two standards—for the ground transportation industry, it’s an accepted hazard; for airlines, it’s a case of they should have been better prepared, so fine ’em and make new rules.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/associations/whos-right" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/associations/whos-right#comments Associations Government Affairs AAPA AEA ALTA ATW Plus IATA Jeffrey Shane Tony Tyler US DOT Tue, 01 Apr 2014 18:20:00 +0000 120271 at http://atwonline.com IATA: 2014 passenger traffic off to ‘strong start’ in January http://atwonline.com/finance-data/iata-2014-passenger-traffic-strong-start-january <div class="node-body article-body">January global passenger traffic increased 8% year-over-year, “a strong start, with travel demand accelerating over the healthy results achieved in 2013,” IATA DG and CEO Tony Tyler said in IATA’s Air Passenger Market Analysis. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/finance-data/iata-2014-passenger-traffic-strong-start-january" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/finance-data/iata-2014-passenger-traffic-strong-start-january#comments Associations Finance & Data Daily News Air Passenger Market Analysis ATW Plus IATA Tony Tyler Fri, 07 Mar 2014 21:40:00 +0000 117691 at http://atwonline.com A4A: US airlines’ net profits climbed to $11.6 billion in 2013 http://atwonline.com/finance-data/a4a-us-airlines-net-profits-climbed-116-billion-2013 <div class="node-body article-body">The nine US passenger airlines that have already released full-year financial results for the past year collectively earned a net profit of $11.6 billion in 2013, or $7.4 billion excluding one-time special charges, according to the 2013 Financial Recap released by Airlines for America (A4A). </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/finance-data/a4a-us-airlines-net-profits-climbed-116-billion-2013" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/finance-data/a4a-us-airlines-net-profits-climbed-116-billion-2013#comments Airlines Associations Finance & Data Daily News A4A Airlines for America Alaska Airlines Allegiant Air American Airlines ATW Plus Delta Air Lines Hawaiian Airlines JetBlue Airways Southwest Airlines Spirit Airlines and United Airlines US Airways Thu, 06 Mar 2014 22:22:00 +0000 117561 at http://atwonline.com