Category: Latin America

Principles to Manage Aviation’s Security Challenges

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) called on industry and governments to work together in an even stronger partnership to provide durable solutions to aviation’s security challenges. These efforts, which must be based on common principles, include such areas as overflying conflict zones, landside security at airports, insider threats, cyber security, harmonization of PNR (passenger […]

IATA Forecasts Passenger Demand to Double Over 20 Years

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) expects 7.2 billion passengers to travel in 2035, a near doubling of the 3.8 billion air travelers in 2016. The prediction is based on a 3.7% annual Compound Average Growth Rate (CAGR) noted in the release of the latest update to the association’s 20-Year Air Passenger Forecast. “People want […]

Transforming the Passenger Journey

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) laid out a transformative vision for air travel that will enable aviation to successfully accommodate a near doubling in demand for air travel over the next two decades. According to IATA’s latest passenger forecast, some 7.2 billion air trips will take place in 2035, up from 3.8 billion in […]

Embraer’s Commercial Aircraft Deliveries Up 38% in 3Q16

During the third quarter of 2016 (3Q16), Embraer  delivered 29 jets to the commercial aviation market, 38% more than the same period of 2015. The company delivered 12 largeexecutive jets, 33% more than the same quarter of last year. However, total executive aviation deliveries fell around 17% when compared to 3Q15. On September 30, Embraer’s firm order backlog totaled […]

GOL Signs Codeshare Partnership With Emirates

GOL Linhas Aereas Inteligentes and Emirates agreed on a new codeshare and frequent flyer program partnership. The codeshare partnership has been filed on October 11th to ANAC – Brazilian Federal Aviation Agency (Agencia Nacional de Aviacao Civil). The first flights will be approved in the coming days and the partnership is expected to come into […]

Aviation Training Management Software – A Key to Digital Optimization

Digitalization is considered to be one of the major trends impacting the modern global aviation training industry and aviation technologies which are currently in use. Social media, mobile computing, cloud computing, analytics and the Internet of Things (IoT) are the principal tools used in order to implement digital transformations. As a whole unit these technologies […]

Passenger Growth Slowed in August

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced global passenger traffic data for August showing that demand (measured in total revenue passenger kilometers or RPKs) climbed 4.6% compared to the year-ago period. This represented a slowing from the 6.4% increase recorded in July (revised). August capacity (available seat kilometers or ASKs) increased by 5.8%, and load […]

World’s Best Business Jets for Your Local or Transatlantic Flights

It does not matter what we do; from time to time there comes a moment when we are forced to choose. Business aviation is not an exception, as long as this sector also provides people with a range of choices. The fact that rich and successful people all around the world got used to flying […]

IATA: Collaboration Needed to Stem Unruly Passenger Incidents

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released figures showing that reports of unruly passenger incidents onboard aircraft increased in 2015. Some 10,854 unruly passenger incidents were reported to IATA by airlines worldwide last year. This equates to one incident for every 1,205 flights, an increase from the 9,316 incidents reported in 2014 (or one incident […]

IATA: Airlines Support ICAO on Cusp of Historic Emissions Agreement

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) urged governments at the 39th Assembly of the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) to agree a global market-based measure to help the aviation industry manage its carbon footprint. At the top of the agenda for the ICAO Assembly is the proposal for the Carbon Offset and Reduction Scheme for […]