All posts tagged "Tony Tyler"

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    IATA Revises Global Outlook Figures

    The International Air Transport Association (IATA) revised its 2016 financial outlook for global air transport industry profits...

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    72nd IATA AGM and Conference in Dublin

    The International Air Transport Association has announced that leaders of the global air transport industry are gathering...

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    Tony Tyler of IATA to Retire in June 2016

    IATA, the International Air Transport Association, has announced that its Director General and Chief Executive, Tony Tyler,...

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    IATA Welcomes US DOT ‘Tentative Approval’ of Resolution 787

    The International Air Transport Association has welcomed the decision by the United States Department of Transportation to tentatively approve Resolution 787. The Resolution is the foundation document for the New Distribution Capability, a travel industry-supported programme launched by IATA for the development and market adoption of a new, XML-based data transmission standard....

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    Christoph Muller Makes Keynote address at IATA Dublin Summit

    The Chief Executive of Aer Lingus, Christoph Muller, was the keynote speaker at the IATA  World Passenger Symposium that opened at the Dublin Convention Centre on Tuesday 29th October. In a wide-ranging address, he outlined the changes that the airline has undergone on his watch. He reiterated that the carrier is not...

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    European Air Traffic Controllers Call Off Thursday Strike

    The ATCEUC, the air traffic controllers union in Europe, has called off a strike planned for this Thursday, 10th October, after the European Commission signalled its willingness to renegotiate plans to liberalise civil airspace.  The union has said it opposed the commission’s plans to set “unrealistic” targets for air traffic management by...

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    French ATCs Postpone Third Strike Day

    Passengers on flights across Europe can expect delays of five hours or longer today as air traffic controllers in France enter their second day of industrial action and are joined by members of the European Transport Workers Federation in Belgium, Slovakia and Hungary – but the third day of planned industrial action...

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    IATA Predicts 1.8% Net Margin for Airlines Despite Weak Economies and High Oil Prices

    IATA, the International Air Transport Association, has upgraded its global outlook for the airline industry to a US$12.7 billion profit in 2013 on $711 billion in revenues. This is $2.1 billion better than the $10.6 billion profit projected in March of this year and an improvement on the $7.6 billion profit generated...

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    IATA CEO Knocks Government Knocks

    Announcing a modest improvement in its outlook for the 2013 financial performance of the global airline industry, primarily based on stronger revenues, Tony Tyler, Director General and Chief Executive of the International Air Transport Association, took a swipe at the “knocks” that governments are imposing on the airline industry. “Airlines deliver tremendous...

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    IATA Disappointed with EC’s Proposed Revisions to EC261

    The International Air Transport Association has reacted with disappointment to the European Commission’s proposed revisions to its passenger rights legislation (EC Regulation 261 or EC 261). Tony Tyler, IATA Director General and Chief Executive, said: “There are some positive aspects to the Commission’s review but overall the package of proposed changes will...

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    Air Passenger Demand Grew 5.3% in 2012

    The International Air Transport Association has announced full-year traffic data for 2012 showing a 5.3% year-on-year increase in passenger demand and a 1.5% fall for cargo. The 5.3% increase in passenger demand was slightly down on 2011 growth of 5.9% but above the 5% 20-year average. Load factors for the year were...

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    Will NDC End Airline Fare Comparisons on GDSs?

    If IATA airlines vote later today or tomorrow in Abu Dhabi in favour of a proposed New Distribution Capability the new system could be introduced as early as next year – but travel agent bodies, including ECTAA, ASTA and BTC, are critical of the lack of consultation and are concerned that NDC...

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    IATA: Improved Performance Will Cushion Fall in 2012 Profits

    The International Air Transport Association has revised upwards its global aviation outlook for 2012, saying that the fall in airline profits from the US$8.4 billion that the industry earned in 2011 will be cushioned by improved airline performance. Airlines are expected to earn $4.1 billion in 2012 (up $1.1 billion from the...

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    Global Accident Rate Reaches New Low – IATA

    The International Air Transport Association has announced that the 2011 accident rate for Western-built jets was the lowest in aviation history, surpassing the previous mark set in 2010. The 2011 global accident rate (measured in hull losses per million flights of Western-built jets) was 0.37, the equivalent of one accident every 2.7...

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    Air Transport Markets Weaken in November

    The International Air Transport Association has announced global traffic results for November showing a softening in passenger markets. Passenger traffic was 4.3% above November 2010 levels but this is skewed as November 2010 was a particularly weak month. The softening in passenger markets becomes apparent when comparing to the previous month (October 2011)....

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    International Air Travel Continues Growth

    International air travel showed 4.6% growth last month over October 2010, according to the International Air Transport Association. This is in line with an overall upward trend, albeit at a slowing pace. International passenger load factors stood at 77.6%, down from the 79.5% recorded at the same time last year. Cargo demand...

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