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The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced new data showing that aviation and aviation-induced tourism contribute USD9.6 billion to Argentina’s economy to support 300,000 jobs.

During the Philippine Aviation Day in Manila on October 27, the International Air Transport Association (IATA) called on the government of the Philippines to maximise the economic and social benefits that aviation can bring to the development of the country by addressing airport infrastructure deficiencies in Manila, abandoning proposals for increased taxation on aviation and adopting smarter regulation principles.

Airports Council International (ACI) World in collaboration with the International Air Transport Association (IATA) has launched the New Experience in Travel and Technologies (NEXTT) initiative.

International Air Transport Association (IATA) expects 7.8 billion passengers to travel in 2036, a nearly double the four billion air travellers expected to fly this year.

Airline Tariff Publishing Company (ATPCO) and SITA have announced partnership to offer the airline industry with New Distribution Capability (NDC ) exchange, an industry-owned platform to support the adoption of IATA’s NDC for air fares and additional sales.

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced industry performance statistics for 2016 showing that system-wide, airlines carried 3.8 billion passengers on scheduled services in 2016, an increase of seven percent over 2015, representing an additional 242 million air trips.

Istanbul New Airport has appointed SITA to implement its baggage tracking solution allowing the airlines to meet IATA Resolution 753’s baggage tracking requirements by providing information on every single bag’s location as on route through the airport from day one.

Global passenger traffic data for August from The International Air Transport Association (IATA) showed that demand increased by 7.2 percent compared August 2016. 

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) forecasts that Africa, by 2035 will be affected by 350 million airline passengers and acknowledged priorities which must be taken into consideration if aviation is to result in economic growth and social benefits for the countries of the continent.

In August, freight tonne kilometres soared 12.1 percent year-on-year and available freight tonne kilometres rose 4.7 percent compared to the corresponding month in 2016, according to International Air Transport Association (IATA).