IATA VP: Egypt’s aviation system ‘steady and in right path’ despite COVID challenges

Sat, 26 Feb 2022 - 01:06 GMT

Vice President of the International Air Transport Association (IATA) Kamel Al-Awadi said that Egypt’s aviation system is moving at a steady and strong pace in the right path towards further development and achieving a global breakthrough despite COVID challenges.

IATA renews ISAGO certification for EgyptAir without any notices

Fri, 30 Oct 2020 - 09:37 GMT

EgyptAir Holding Company Chairman Mohamed Roshdy Zakaria said Thursday that The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has again granted EgyptAir Company for Ground Services the certificate of Safety Auditors for Ground Operation (ISAGO) without mentioning any notices.

IATA calls for passenger face covering and crew masks, opposes onboard social distancing

Wed, 06 May 2020 - 09:49 GMT

IATA does not support mandating social distancing measures that would leave ‘middle seats’ empty.

IATA: Potential revenue loss by European carriers in 2020 up to $89 bn

Fri, 24 Apr 2020 - 12:47 GMT

The increasing risk to jobs and GDP is due to a greater impact than previously expected from the air travel restrictions introduced as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Egypt elected as IATA executive committee member

Thu, 11 Jul 2019 - 01:00 GMT

The three-year membership will expire in 2022.

Global airlines slash profit forecast on protectionism fears

Sun, 02 Jun 2019 - 10:16 GMT

Global airlines slashed a widely watched industry profit forecast by 21% on Sunday as an expanding trade war and higher oil prices compound worries about an overdue industry slowdown.

Australia's Qantas will change Taiwan website reference after Beijing request

Mon, 04 Jun 2018 - 09:24 GMT

The CEO of Qantas’s international unit, Alison Webster, said the decision was not influenced by Qantas’s partnership with China Eastern Airlines Corp (600115.SS).

Global airlines slash profit outlook as fuel costs jump

Mon, 04 Jun 2018 - 08:59 GMT

IATA said the industry is expected to post a $33.8 billion profit this year, 12 percent below a previous forecast of $38.4 billion.

American Airlines warns of fare increases if oil remains high

Sun, 03 Jun 2018 - 09:41 GMT

Oil prices have risen around 50 percent compared to the levels seen last year and that is putting pressure on airline profits.

Global airlines issue warning over trade tensions

Sun, 03 Jun 2018 - 09:39 GMT

The U.S. government has renewed tariff threats against China and imposed duties on steel and aluminum on U.S. allies Canada, Mexico and the European Union.

Airline profits this year unlikely at December forecast level: IATA chief

Thu, 31 May 2018 - 09:08 GMT

International Air Transport Association (IATA) will issue fresh forecasts next week, and that airline profits were still likely to be robust.

Civil Aviation Minister discusses cooperation with IATA chief

Wed, 27 Dec 2017 - 05:30 GMT

Minister of Civil Aviation, Sharif Fathi, met with both the International Air Transport Association (IATA) chief and the Chairman and CEO of EGYPTAIR Holding Company.

Civil Aviation cadres trained on air safety by IATA

Fri, 13 Oct 2017 - 07:22 GMT

Fifteen cadres from the air inspection field at the Civil Aviation Authority are receiving training by the International Air Transportation.

Charter flights tax elicits opposition

Fri, 04 Aug 2017 - 07:00 GMT

A new tax obliging travel agencies to pay a tax worth 20 percent of the amounts they received in support to operate charter flights faces opposition.

Airline industry sees higher profits in 2017

Tue, 06 Jun 2017 - 02:34 GMT

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) increased its profit forecast for the global airline industry Monday, citing surging demand.

Laptop ban hot topic as airlines meet in Cancun

Mon, 05 Jun 2017 - 03:11 GMT

Top airline industry players are meeting Monday and Tuesday in Cancun to seek alternatives to the US and British bans on laptops and tablets on certain flights.