Tag: The International Air Transport Association (IATA)

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Industry makes progress to reduce baggage mishandling, new survey reveals

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) today released a global progress report on the implementation of baggage tracking. Focused on IATA Resolution 753, which requires tracking baggage at acceptance, loading, transfer and arrival, the survey of 155 airlines and 94 airports reveals th...

European Air Traffic Control Performance

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released the following statement by its Director General, Willie Walsh, on the performance of European Air Traffic Control: “Last month I expressed concern about Air Traffic Control (ATC) performance in Europe and the US. Both are disappointing. ...

Building a Sustainable Future for Ground Operations

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced that the 34th IATA Ground Handling Conference (IGHC) will take place in Paris, France from 31 May to 2 June 2022. Under the theme - People, Purpose and Passion - Building a sustainable future for ground operations – the event will f...

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 continues to be recognised for achieving the highest safety standards

dnata, a leading global air and travel services provider, continues to be recognised for achieving the highest safety standards. The International Air Transport Association (IATA) awarded dnata USA the IATA Safety Audit for Ground Operations (ISAGO) Accreditation, following the successful complet...

Ground Handling Priorities Post Pandemic: Tackling Labor Shortages, Safety, Modernization

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) is focusing on standards, digitalization and addressing the skilled labor shortage to build resilience and ensure long-term sustainability post pandemic for ground handling activities. “There will be challenges as ground handling operations ram...

Abu Dhabi Airports Awarded ISAGO Registration

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has awarded Munawala Ground Services (Munawala), Abu Dhabi Airports’ Ground Handling service provider, the IATA Safety Audit for Ground Operations (ISAGO) Registration, marking its commitment to safety and security. The award follows the succes...

Singapore teams up with IATA to test Covid-19 travel pass

By Edward Robertson IATA has welcomed Singapore’s acceptance of pre-departure Covid-19 PCR test results on the IATA travel pass. From May 1, passengers travelling to Singapore will be able to use IATA Travel Pass to share their test results upon check-in with their airline, as well as on-arr...

ISAGO Aligns With ICAO Ground Handling Manual, Includes COVID-19 Best Practices

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced that the 10th edition of the IATA Safety Audit for Ground Operations (ISAGO) Standards Manual is now available. The standards and recommended practices contained in the latest edition have been updated to align fully with corresponding gui...

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