Tag: government

IATA Calls for a Spirit of Change

Reading Time: 2 minutes The International Air Transport Association (IATA) called for a spirit of change from governments to capture the social and economic benefits of air connectivity, by enabling a more competitive air transport sector. Today 8.5 million flights touch Europe each year. That activity supports 12.2 million jobs and $823 billion of European GDP. Those benefits have […]

India Highest Growing Aviation Market

Reading Time: 1 minute Aviation growth in India has gone up to 20 per cent as opposed to China’s nine per cent, making it the highest aviation growth market in the world, Union Civil Aviation Minister Ashok Gajapathi Raju said. He was speaking to journalists after visiting the memorials of freedom fighters as part of the Centre’s ‘Freedom 70’ […]

IATA Urges Governments to Release Blocked Airline Funds

Reading Time: 2 minutes The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has called on governments to respect international agreements obliging them to ensure airlines are able to repatriate their revenues. IATA monitors blocked funds globally, the sum of which exceeds $5 billion. The top two countries blocking the repatriation of airline funds are Venezuela and Nigeria. “Air connectivity is vital […]

HeliRussia 2016 International Helicopter Industry Exhibition

9th International Helicopter Industry Exhibition “HeliRussia 2016” will be held in IEC “Crocus Expo” (Moscow, Russia) from May 19 to May 21 2016. HeliRussia is the largest European and the only Russian exhibition that shows and promotes latest in helicopter and aviation industry starting from operation to development, production and maintenance of aircraft, ground and […]

Competitive Air Transport Sector to Drive Increased German Prosperity

Reading Time: 2 minutes The International Air Transport Association (IATA) called on the German government to focus on improving the competitiveness of the German air transport sector in the development of its national aviation policy. Aviation supports the German economy by underpinning 1.12 million jobs and EUR77 billion in GDP. But these benefits are under pressure because of onerous […]