Being profitable is not something airlines should have to apologize for, the chief of IATA said at an aviation conference in New York Feb. 25.
Speaking at the Aviation Day conference, IATA CEO and DG Tony Tyler said the airline industry was changing – and becoming more sustainably profitable—because of “a lot of hard work and the confluence of some key factors.”...More
The 22 members of the Association of European Airlines (AEA) will offer 3.8% more flights and 5.5% more seats in the upcoming summer season compared to the same period in 2015, launching 254 new routes....More
US airlines—minus Delta Air Lines—quickly lined up behind a proposal to separate US air traffic control (ATC) from FAA, but others, including the Air Line Pilots Association (ALPA), expressed misgivings....More
Tony Tyler took up the position as the sixth IATA Director General and CEO in July 2011 with the challenge of how to build further on a strong foundation. In his close to five years at the association, there is resounding agreement across the industry that his exemplary leadership has achieved just that....More
The newly launched Airlines for Europe (A4E) is urging the European Commission to review its Airport Charges Directive in light of new data that shows charges at Europe’s top airports have increased 80% over the last 10 years....More
A new airline association, Airlines for Europe (A4E), was launched Jan. 20, bringing together Europe’s five largest airline groups—Air France-KLM, easyJet, International Airlines Group (IAG), Lufthansa Group and Ryanair....More
FAA is contending with a backlash from some communities around airports where Performance Based Navigation (PBN) procedures have inadvertently created concentrated areas of increased aircraft noise....More