Tags: International Air Transport Association

IATA & ICAO Extend Cooperation on Standards for Dangerous Goods Shipments

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) and the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) have extended their long-standing cooperation on setting and implementing global standards for the safe carriage of dangerous goods by air. An agreement to this effect was concluded at the IATA Executive Offices in Geneva during a visit by ICAO Secretary General Juan […]

IATA Expanding Operational Data Analytics Capabilities

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced that insights from enhancing the analytical capabilities of the IATA Global Aviation Data Management (GADM) program are powering informed decisions to improve safety, operational efficiency and sustainability. The new capabilities take advantage of advancements in big data, machine learning and artificial intelligence. GADM’s data comes from several sources, including […]

IATA: SAF Volumes Growing but Still Missing Opportunities

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced estimates for Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF) production. In 2023, SAF volumes reached over 600 million liters (0.5Mt), double the 300 million liters (0.25 Mt) produced in 2022. SAF accounted for 3% of all renewable fuels produced, with 97% of renewable fuel production going to other sectors. In 2024 […]

First Embodied Carbon Estimate Tool for Airport Terminals Developed by IATA and Atkins

The International Air Transport Association (IATA), working with Atkins, a member of the SNC-Lavalin Group has created a suite of innovative digital tools for airports to estimate the embodied carbon associated with the construction of terminal buildings and aviation assets – for the first time. The digital toolkit will enable airports to better understand and […]

Aviation Leaders Assemble in Istanbul for IATA’s 79th AGM

The International Air Transport Association (IATA), announced that leaders of the global aviation industry are gathering in Istanbul, Türkiye, for the 79th IATA Annual General Meeting (AGM) and World Air Transport Summit, with Pegasus Airlines as the host airline. The event (4-6 June) attracts the industry’s most senior leaders from among IATA’s more than 300 member […]

IATA and Afroport Mauritanie Sign Agreement on Ground Handling Safety

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) and Afroport Mauritanie have signed an agreement to enhance the safety of ground operations in Mauritania with a focus on two critical global standards: IATA Ground Operations Manual (IGOM) and the IATA Safety Audit for Ground Operations (ISAGO). The agreement was signed by Kamil Alawadhi, IATA’s Regional Vice President, […]

Safely Transforming to a More Resilient Tomorrow

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced that “Emerging Stronger – Safely Transforming to a More Resilient Tomorrow” will be the theme of the 2022 Safety Conference. The event will take place on 25-27 October in Dubai, UAE, with Emirates as the host airline. “The past two years of COVID-19 have tested aviation as never […]

IATA: Safely Transforming to a More Resilient Tomorrow

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced that “Emerging Stronger – Safely Transforming to a More Resilient Tomorrow” will be the theme of the 2022 Safety Conference. The event will take place on 25-27 October in Dubai, UAE, with Emirates as the host airline. “The past two years of COVID-19 have tested aviation as never […]

World Cargo Symposium to Focus on Building Resilience in Air Cargo

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced that the IATA World Cargo Symposium (WCS) will focus on building resilience to further strengthen air cargo’s post-pandemic prospects. COVID-19 tested the resilience of the air cargo business. Despite challenging conditions, air cargo delivered critical medical supplies and vaccines across the globe and kept international supply chains open. […]

Güliz Öztürk, CEO of Pegasus Airlines, was awarded the “Inspirational Role Model Award” at the 2022 IATA Diversity & Inclusion Awards.

Güliz Öztürk, CEO of Pegasus Airlines, was awarded the “Inspirational Role Model Award” at the IATA Diversity and Inclusion Awards 2022 organised by the International Air Transport Association (IATA). Güliz Öztürk, who carries out many activities on gender balance, both institutionally and individually, received this special award, which aims to recognise and celebrate the great […]