Sunday, June 23, 2024

IATA Announces Winner of 2024 FACE-UP Competition

The International Air Transport Association (IATA)

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced that Erik Goldenstein received the 2024 IATA FACE-UP award. FACE-UP is a competition for recent university graduates who have developed innovation and transformation solutions in air transport logistics. Goldenstein was voted the winner for creating the NE: ONE Play app built on the ONE Record Data Standard. The […]

IATA calls on Trump to make changes to taxes and deregulation

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has urged governments to support the vital role aviation plays in connecting people and commerce around the globe. IATA’s director general and chief executive officer, Alexandre de Juniac says: “Our world has grown much wealthier through trade and travel. Air travel liberates people to live better lives and makes our world […]

IATA welcomes ratification of Trade Facilitation Agreement

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has welcomed the entry into force of the Trade Facilitation Agreement (TFA) today. This follows the ratification of the treaty by two-thirds (112) of the 164 member states of the World Trade Organization (WTO) which were needed to ratify the accord. The latest to sign up in 2016 were Gabon, Kyrgyzstan, […]

IATA study finds air cargo connectivity boosts global trade participation

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released a study yesterday at the Air Cargo Media Day in Geneva, which it says identifies a quantitative link between a country’s air cargo connectivity and its participation in global trade. The association says the study it commissioned, with research carried out by Developing Trade Consultants, found a one per cent […]