Tuesday, May 21, 2024

IATA AGM 2017: IATA adopts air cargo modernisation resolution

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) adopted a resolution to accelerate modernisation and transformation of the air cargo industry at its 73rd Annual General Meeting in Cancun, Mexico. The resolution calls on the air cargo industry to take a customer-centric approach to transformation to meet the evolving needs of shippers and urged the industry to […]

IATA calls on governments to ensure airlines can repatriate revenues

Venezuela has blocked the repatriation of $3.78 billion worth of airline funds, which it has held for the last 16 months, according to the International Air Transport Association (IATA). IATA is calling on governments to respect international agreements obliging them to ensure airlines are able to repatriate their revenues. IATA monitors blocked funds globally, the sum […]

IATA adopts resolution to tackle terrorism

The International Air Transport Association’s (IATA) 72nd Annual General Meeting (AGM) unanimously adopted a resolution that denounces terrorism and calls for intensified co-operation among governments as well as with the air transport industry to keep flying secure. IATA’s director general and chief executive officer, Tony Tyler says: “The foundation stone of security has been rocked […]