Category Archives: Airlines

Airline industry body welcomes single African market, warns effective implementation is key

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has welcomed the launch of the Single African Air Transport Market (SAATM) initiative by the African Union (AU) to … More ››

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ICAO posts new global air traffic record

A new record 4.1 billion passengers were carried by the aviation industry on scheduled services in 2017, according to the preliminary figures released by the … More ››

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Honeywell to offer FANS system testing

Honeywell has launched a new Future Air Navigation System testing capability as part of its GoDirect Datalink services. The new built-in tool will give operators … More ››

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A4E seeks to bolster European ATM expertise

Achim Baumann is to join the Brussels-based airline association A4E with immediate effect to deal with airspace, flight operations and safety issues. The organisation said … More ››

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IATA debuts I-ASC aviation safety culture survey

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has launched an IATA Aviation Safety Culture (I-ASC) survey to support airlines in the implementation of Safety Management Systems … More ››

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Traditional airlines losing more ground to LCCs

Europe’s traditional scheduled airline segment is still dominant in terms of total number of movements, but it continues to lose traffic to low cost carriers … More ››

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SB-Safety enters United service evaluation

Global mobile satellite communications business Inmarsat and Cobham SATCOM have confirmed that SB-Safety (SB-S) has entered service evaluation on the first United Airlines Boeing B767 … More ››

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African nations must consult on ATM investment

IATA is calling on African governments to avoid air traffic management re-fragmentation following the move by Rwanda to leave the Dar-Es-Salaam Flight Information Region (FIR) and South … More ››

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Clarity on Brexit, expanding Heathrow must remain UK priorities: airline industry

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) urged the UK Government to shore-up its international air connectivity by focusing on a cost-effective expansion of Heathrow Airport … More ››

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IATA denies bottom-up national strategy approach is weakening aims of the Single European Sky

IATA has outlined its new strategy to get the most consequential individual states to develop their national air navigation services in partnership with airlines in … More ››

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