VIDEO COMPILATION: African airline leaders share their thoughts for the future – SAA, Kenya Airways & RwandAir

We regularly hear talk about the need to develop a ‘United Africa’ to enable air transport to grow to its full potential and the need…..

Only four of the ‘top 100’ airports don’t need a major infrastructure upgrade in the next 10 years, according to IATA. But which are they, and is that statement truly justified?

IATA’s director of global airport infrastructure and fuel, Hemant Mistry, speaking at a media briefing at the IATA AGM and World Air Transport Summit, said…..

Rebuilding the brand – is the ‘new’ South African Airways starting to emerge?

It has been a challenging arrival for South African Airways’ (SAA) first permanent CEO in a couple of years. Vuyani Jarana joined the carrier in…..

“We are in an infrastructure crisis,” but IATA urges caution on airport privatisation

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) 74th Annual General Meeting (AGM) hopes to leave a lasting legacy on the industry by urging governments to take…..

While things are improving, almost USD5 billion in airline funds is still being blocked from repatriation

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) called on governments to abide by international agreements and treaty obligations to enable airlines to repatriate revenues from ticket…..

Breaking down the barriers – IATA’s open borders strategy aims to end restrictions to mobility

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has used its AGM in Sydney, Australia as a platform to call on governments to intensify efforts to spread…..

BLOG: Live from Sydney – insights from the IATA AGM

Aviation leaders from around the world have been arriving in CAPA – Centre for Aviation’s home town of Sydney these past couple of days for…..

Airlines won’t make as much money in 2018 as first predicted, but IATA still sees strong global profitability

As anticipated, the International Air Transport Association (IATA) has revealed an expected -12% reduction in global airline profits for the current calendar year from its…..

SkyTeam’s new SkyLink Digital Spine technology to deliver enhanced customer experience as it prepares for CEO switch

Global airline alliance SkyTeam has reached a milestone in the development of advanced technology enhancing its current tech hub with new functionalities. Unique to SkyTeam…..

Industry insights from yesterday’s interviews and event agenda at the IATA AGM

The CAPA – Centre for Aviation and The Blue Swan Daily content teams have been busy attending media conferences, interviewing senior aviation officials and discussing industry insights…..