Latest news from the 2014 IATA AGM

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  • IATA: Emirates sceptical over tracking debate

    News | 03 Jun 2014 11:29 | David Kaminski-Morrow

    Middle Eastern carrier Emirates’ chief is unconvinced that flight-tracking is the core issue to be addressed in the wake of the disappearance of Malaysia Airlines’ flight MH370.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/IATA-Emirates-sceptical-over-tracking-debate-399990/
  • IATA: AirlInes want mergers, settle for joint ventures

    News | 03 Jun 2014 11:20 | Ellis Taylor

    ​Two influential chief executives have reiterated the industry’s view that network joint ventures are an inferior substitute to allowing proper mergers, and called for the scrapping of ownership restrictions that have blocked such moves.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/IATA-AirlInes-want-mergers-settle-for-joint-ventures-399989/
  • IATA: Air India cool on possible privatisation

    News | 03 Jun 2014 09:40 | Ellis Taylor

    ​State-owned Air India has no plans to push for privatisation in the near future and is confident that the new government will continue to support the airline.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/IATA-Air-India-cool-on-possible-privatisation-399984/
  • ​PICTURE: Kylie wows IATA AGM Gala Dinner

    News | 03 Jun 2014 09:15

    Kylie Minogue was the surprise guest at last night’s IATA AGM Gala Dinner in Doha, hosted by Qatar Airways.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/PICTURE-Kylie-wows-IATA-AGM-Gala-Dinner-399981/
  • IATA: Avianca sees no problems financing 787s

    News | 03 Jun 2014 07:33 | Edward Russell

    ​Avianca does not anticipate any issues financing the Boeing 787s that it has on order, as it continues to evaluate its options.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/IATA-Avianca-sees-no-problems-financing-787s-399978/
  • IATA: Cockpit vulnerability remains key flight-track issue

    News | 02 Jun 2014 17:50 | David Kaminski-Morrow

    ​Cockpit deactivation remains a vulnerability yet to be addressed in the IATA debate over flight-tracking spurred by the disappearance of Malaysia Airlines’ Boeing 777.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/IATA-Cockpit-vulnerability-remains-key-flight-track-issue-399969/
  • IATA: JetBlue planning third phase of T5 expansion at JFK

    News | 02 Jun 2014 17:20 | Edward Russell

    ​JetBlue Airways is developing a third phase to its expansion of terminal 5 at New York JFK International airport.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/IATA-JetBlue-planning-third-phase-of-T5-expansion-at-JFK-399931/
  • IATA: Airline chiefs see way through high fuel prices

    News | 02 Jun 2014 15:50 | Ellis Taylor

    ​While airlines continue to complain about the high price of fuel, they are showing an ability to adapt – albeit not in the fastest way.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/IATA-Airline-chiefs-see-way-through-high-fuel-prices-399960/
  • IATA: Airline CEOs see demand for record order number

    News | 02 Jun 2014 15:40 | Edward Russell

    ​Airline executives agree that the record more than 11,500 aircraft on order globally do not represent an order bubble.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/IATA-Airline-CEOs-see-demand-for-record-order-number-399958/
  • IATA: Embraer focused on growth in Asia

    News | 02 Jun 2014 14:32 | Edward Russell

    ​Embraer is focused on increasing the market penetration of the E-Jet in Asia, where it a significant opportunity for 100-seat aircraft.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/IATA-Embraer-focused-on-growth-in-Asia-399953/
  • IATA: Revived Royal Air Maroc ready for first 787s

    News | 02 Jun 2014 11:56 | Mark Pilling

    ​Royal Air Maroc has returned to profitability and is in growth mode once again as its prepares to take delivery of its first Boeing 787 later this year.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/IATA-Revived-Royal-Air-Maroc-ready-for-first-787s-399943/
  • IATA: Industry profit outlook trimmed to $18bn

    News | 02 Jun 2014 11:43 | Graham Dunn

    IATA has trimmed its collective industry profits forecast to $18 billion for this year, though this still marks a big improvement on the profitability in 2013.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/IATA-Industry-profit-outlook-trimmed-to-18bn-399938/
  • ​IATA: Emirates dismisses Boeing’s 747-8I overtures

    News | 02 Jun 2014 09:13 | Max Kingsley-Jones

    Emirates has no interest in the Boeing 747-8 Intercontinental as it views the Airbus A380 as the only very large airliner that can deliver the capacity and performance it requires.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/IATA-Emirates-dismisses-Boeings-747-8I-overtures-399923/
  • IATA: JAL sees Japanese LCCs ultimately successful

    News | 02 Jun 2014 08:44 | Ellis Taylor

    ​Japan Airlines’ chairman Masaru Onishi says that low-cost carriers will ultimately be very successful in Japan despite the early growing pains they have faced.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/IATA-JAL-sees-Japanese-LCCs-ultimately-successful-399915/
  • IATA: Emirates urges Airbus to move on ‘A380neo’

    News | 02 Jun 2014 08:40

    ​Emirates is pushing Airbus to firm up plans for a re-engined “A380neo”, with Rolls-Royce “ready to go” on a new engine, says the airline’s president Tim Clark. However he does not believe Engine Alliance is keen to invest in a new-technology powerplant.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/IATA-Emirates-urges-Airbus-to-move-on-A380neo-399920/
  • IATA: LATAM will lose money during World Cup

    News | 02 Jun 2014 07:19 | Edward Russell

    ​LATAM Airlines Group will lose money during the FIFA World Cup in Brazil, says chief executive of Enrique Cueto.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/IATA-LATAM-will-lose-money-during-World-Cup-399914/
  • IATA: CSeries engine incident will not derail service entry

    News | 01 Jun 2014 15:29 | Mark Pilling

    ​Bombardier is confident last week’s engine-related incident with one of the CSeries test aircraft will not derail its plan to see the regional airliner entering service as scheduled in the second half of 2015.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/IATA-CSeries-engine-incident-will-not-derail-service-entry-399904/
  • IATA: Hawaiian focused on selling Hawaii in China

    News | 01 Jun 2014 10:00 | Edward Russell

    ​Hawaiian Airlines new nonstop flight to Beijing is meeting expectations, as the carrier works with its partners to market Hawaii as a destination in China.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/IATA-Hawaiian-focused-on-selling-Hawaii-in-China-399889/
  • IATA: Tyler beats Gulf drum ahead of AGM

    News | 31 May 2014 14:35 | Max Kingsley-Jones

    ​The IATA AGM touches down in the Middle East for the first time in more than a decade, where local carriers are now the powerhouse for the industry’s global growth. But there is a danger the region’s full potential will not be realised if airspace management issues are not addressed, warns IATA director general Tony Tyler.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/IATA-Tyler-beats-Gulf-drum-ahead-of-AGM-399878/
  • IATA: Organisations work to limit delay compensation

    News | 30 May 2014 15:50 | Tom Pleasant

    ICAO and IATA are jointly developing new guidelines and regulations that limit unrestricted compensation to passengers who suffer delayed flights.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/IATA-Organisations-work-to-limit-delay-compensation-399416/
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