Tag: IATA

IATA: South Africa has vast potential in sustainable aviation fuel production

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) called on South Africa to mobilize its experience, resources, and infrastructure to accelerate the development of Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF) production. The call came as government and industry officials gathered in Johannesburg for the IATA Wi...

EXCLUSIVE: IATA talks enhanced GSE with Airside International

EXCLUSIVE: IATA talks enhanced GSE with Airside International

At IGHC 2024 the International Air Transport Association (IATA) launched a new initiative to promote the adoption of enhanced GSE by ground handlers worldwide. The campaign aims to improve safety on the ramp for ground handling staff and reduce the risk of damage to aircraft during operations thr...

IATA initiative to accelerate transition to enhanced GSE

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) launched a program reinforcing the industry’s aim of increasing the use of enhanced ground support equipment (Enhanced GSE). Presented at IATA’s Ground Handling Conference (IGHC), the IATA Enhanced GSE Recognition Program aims to accelerate t...

IATA: Electric GSE 'crucial' to industry's sustainability drive

IATA: Electric GSE ‘crucial’ to industry’s sustainability drive

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has stated that electric ground support equipment (GSE) is one of a number of "crucial" sustainability measures for the aviation industry to implement to meet its climate commitments. In a new policy document, the body outlines that sustainable a...

Menzies Aviation awarded IATA’s CEIV Pharma accreditation

Ground handler Menzies Aviation today announced it has been awarded the IATA CEIV Pharma accreditation for its cargo facility at Amsterdam Airport Schiphol. The International Air Transport Association (IATA) recognised certification is awarded to companies in the air cargo supply chain that demonst...

Swissport joins IATA focus Africa initiative

Swissport International has announced its participation in the International Air Transport Association’s (IATA) "Focus Africa" initiative. The initiative is a major commitment to support the transformation and growth of aviation in Africa. As a partner of the IATA "Focus Africa" initiative, Swi...

dnata to receive IATA’s environmental management certification

dnata has become the first combined air services provider to receive the International Air Transport Association’ (IATA) environmental management certification as a recognition of its unwavering commitment to sustainability across its diverse portfolio of businesses in the United Arab Emirates (UA...

IATA Welcomes Telcos’ Agreement to Extend 5G Mitigations but More is Needed

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) welcomed the agreement by AT&T Services, T-Mobile, UScellular, and Verizon to extend until 1 January 2028 the voluntary mitigation measures for 5G C-band transmissions at 188 US airports. These mitigation measures, which were put in place in ...

Court Decision to Halt Schiphol Airport Flight Cuts is ‘Reprieve’ for Passengers, Airlines, and the Dutch Economy

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) reacted positively to the decision by the Dutch court to uphold the legal challenges lodged by IATA, KLM and other airlines against the Dutch government’s ‘experimental regulation’ to cut Schiphol airport’s flight limit to 460,000 from Novem...

IATA Calls for Transition to Enhanced Ground Support Equipment

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) called for a transition to enhanced ground support equipment (Enhanced GSE) to improve safety and contain the cost of ground damage involving GSE. Enhanced GSE uses anti-collision and inching technology, improves vehicle control, and increases do...

Astana’s International Airport to Build Second Runway

The development plan of the capital airport until 2050 was presented The concept of the project to develop the master plan for airport development until 2050 was presented at Nursultan Nazarbayev International Airport. Talgat Lastaev, Chairman of the Civil Aviation Committee of the RK IIDM, Daulet...

Ground Handling Makes Progress Towards Standardization, Boosting Safety and Efficiency

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) reported that the IATA Ground Operations Manual (IGOM) Portal and IATA's Safety Audit for Ground Operations (ISAGO) are successfully driving greater standardization of ground handling processes around the world. This is particularly important for...

Accidental human errors in aircraft exterior cleaning

Aviation maintenance requires extreme precision, attention to detail, and a human touch to ensure a safe operating aircraft. However, according to an IATA study, 26% of airplane accidents were started off by human error in maintenance-related overlooks. But automatizing processes like aircraft...

IATA Launches New Ground Operations Portal

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced the launch of the IGOM Portal, a major support tool for the efficient implementation of the IATA Ground Operations Manual (IGOM). IGOM is the established global industry standard for ground handling worldwide. The IGOM Portal is an onli...

dnata becomes first air and travel services provider to join IATA’s gender diversity initiative

dnata has become the first global air and travel services provider to sign up to the International Air Transport Association's (IATA) 25by2025 initiative that aims to advance gender diversity in the aviation industry. Joining 62 airlines, dnata has committed to increasing the number of women ...

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