IATA: infrastructure, costs and the regulatory framework need to be the focus for Latin America and Caribbean governments

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has called on the governments of Latin America and the Caribbean to focus on infrastructure, costs and the region’s…..

A passenger traffic rebound, record load factors and freight rises make it a fabulous February of flying for world’s airlines

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has announced strong global passenger and freight traffic results for Feb-2018. Traffic levels in the passenger market rebounded following…..

Blockchain: Industry leaders weigh in

It’s the buzzword we keep hearing more and more but what impact will this revolutionary technology have on the travel industry? Let’s take a closer…..

Corporate travel round up of the month

Each month The Blue Swan Daily brings you a round up of the key news stories and information related to and from the corporate travel world. CWT…..

IATA: a mixed start to 2018 for passenger and cargo sectors as external factors influence demand as freight continues to rise

Monthly demand data from the International Air Transport Association (IATA) shows global passenger traffic started 2018 at its slowest year over year growth rate in nearly four years,…..

Norway becomes the first global market to implement new generation of IATA settlement systems

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has confirmed that Norway has become the first nation in the world to implement its new generation settlement system,…..

IATA calls upon adoption of common principles to help aviation continue to deliver its benefits  

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has urged the US government and industry stakeholders to agree upon a set of common principles in order to…..

IATA: Air freight demand hits decade high; but capacity growth slows

Full calendar year metrics from the International Air Transport Association (IATA) show global air freight demand, measured in freight tonne kilometres (FTKs) grew by +9.0%…..

IATA: Strong passenger demand and record load factors the standouts of positive annual industry performance

Full calendar year metrics from the International Air Transport Association (IATA) show global passenger traffic demand (revenue passenger kilometres or RPKs) in 2017 rose +7.6%…..

Airline business confidence remains high for 2018

A wide survey of airlines conducted by the airline association IATA in early Jan-2018 shows management confidence remains high, although there are some concerns around higher fuel costs,…..