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Growing confidence in air travel cheer up aviation industry

Growing confidence in air travel cheer up aviation industry

Are people becoming more confident to travel? While a precise answer may be difficult, a global poll of recent travellers reveal growing confidence in a return to air travel, which is badly hit because of the pandemic.

Aviation industry restart requires ‘layered approach to biosecurity’

Aviation industry restart requires ‘layered approach to biosecurity’

Commercial aviation now faces the biggest challenge in its history — restarting an industry that largely has ceased to operate across borders, while ensuring that it is not a meaningful vector for further spread of coronavirus.

Aviation industry’s experience with privatised airports disappointing: De Juniac

Aviation industry’s experience with privatised airports disappointing: De Juniac

The aviation industry’s experience with privatised airports has been “disappointing”, said IATA director-general and CEO Alexandre De Juniac.

IATA global survey reveals jobs growth over next 2 years

IATA global survey reveals jobs growth over next 2 years

The global survey of human resources professionals in the aviation industry highlights key challenges in talent acquisition, training and retention.

Al-Baker calls on aviation industry to cut costs

Al-Baker calls on aviation industry to cut costs

The global aviation industry will have to finds ways to reduce costs and make sure the airlines maintain upward trend in their performance, said IATA’s new chairman Akbar al-Baker.

Al-Baker becomes chairman of IATA board of governors

Al-Baker becomes chairman of IATA board of governors

Akbar al-Baker is the 77th chair of the IATA BoG and the first CEO from Qatar Airways to hold the position. He has served on the BoG since 2012.

IATA meeting in Sydney to explore key aviation issues

IATA meeting in Sydney to explore key aviation issues

The World Air Transport Summit and the 74th Annual General Meeting of the International Air Transport Association in Sydney, Australia, in early June will focus on key issues concerning the global aviation industry.

Middle East aviation growth rate to be highest: IATA chief

Middle East aviation growth rate to be highest: IATA chief

Despite the challenges facing the aviation industry, its future will be "promising" and its growth rate in the Middle East will be the highest and fastest in the world, Alexandre de Juniac, director general and CEO of International Air Transport Association (IATA), said in an interview.

Airlines soaring to record profits, says IATA

Airlines soaring to record profits, says IATA

The aviation industry is set to post record net earnings this year and is expected to remain profitable in 2017, despite rising oil prices and global political turbulence, its trade association said Thursday.

Motive remains a mystery in Louisiana theatre rampage

Motive remains a mystery in Louisiana theatre rampage

A jobless 59-year-old man whose estranged family feared him was identified by authorities yesterday.

Sirisena begins Pak visit tomorrow

Sirisena begins Pak visit tomorrow

Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena will pay a state visit to Pakistan from April 5 to 7 at the invitation of the president and prime minister of Pakistan, officials said yesterday.

Premier League teams count cost of Asia tours

Premier League teams count cost of Asia tours

The Premier League’s top teams swarmed to Asia chasing the region’s growing wealth and unquenchable thirst for English football, but they go home counting the fitness costs.