Monthly Archives: June 2016

Solomon Islands expands flights to Auki Aviation Feature

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Honiara, Solomon Islands – Further spreading the benefits of international tourism across the Solomon Islands and providing a vital air link for the people of Malaita Province, Solomon Airlines has resumed flights into the provincial capital of Auki. The national carrier has commenced operation of three weekly services ex-Honiara on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays using

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IATA : Venezuela and Nigeria among Top Five Country’s Blocking Airline Funds Aviation Feature

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The International Air Transport Association (IATA) called on governments to respect international agreements obliging them to ensure airlines are able to repatriate their revenues. “Air connectivity is vital to all economies. The airline industry is a competitive business operating on thin margins. So the efficient repatriation of revenues is critical for airlines to be able

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IATA: Closer Collaboration with Governments to Tackle Threat of Terrorism Aviation Feature

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The International Air Transport Association (IATA) 72nd Annual General Meeting (AGM) unanimously adopted a resolution that denounces terrorism and calls for intensified cooperation among governments as well as with the air transport industry to keep flying secure. “The foundation stone of security has been rocked by tragedy. In the last twelve months, terrorists have laid

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IATA AGM Urges Governments to Adopt a Global Carbon Offset Scheme Aviation News

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The International Air Transport Association (IATA) 72nd Annual General Meeting (AGM) overwhelmingly approved a resolution urging governments to adopt a single global carbon offset mechanism to address carbon emissions from international aviation at the 39th Assembly of the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) later this year. “Airlines are committed to sustainability. With improvements to technology,

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Industry Profitability Improves Aviation Feature

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Dublin – The International Air Transport Association (IATA) revised its 2016 financial outlook for global air transport industry profits upwards to $39.4 billion (from $36.3 forecast in December 2015). That is expected to be generated on revenues of $709 billion for an aggregate net profit margin of 5.6%. 2016 is expected to be the fifth consecutive

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