Tag: Nick Careen

Emirates, IATA and Airbus launch an enhanced A350 type rating conversion course for pilots

Emirates, the International Air Transport Association (IATA) and Airbus have joined forces to deliver an enhanced Competency-Based Training and Assessment (CBTA) programme for the A350 type rating, as the airline prepares for the delivery of 65 A350s from mid-2024. An initial cohort of 256 pilots...

IATA announces first safety leadership charter signatories

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced the launch of the IATA Safety Leadership Charter at the IATA World Safety and Operations Conference taking place in Hanoi, Vietnam. Safety leaders from more than 20 airlines are the first signatories: Air Canada Emirates Airline P...

Convenience is Top Priority for Passengers Post Pandemic

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced the results of its 2022 Global Passenger Survey (GPS), showing that travelers top concerns for travel in the post-COVID crisis period are focused on simplification and convenience. “Travel during COVID-19 was complex, cumbersome and t...

IATA: Safely Transforming to a More Resilient Tomorrow

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced that “Emerging Stronger – Safely Transforming to a More Resilient Tomorrow” will be the theme of the 2022 Safety Conference. The event will take place on 25-27 October in Dubai, UAE, with Emirates as the host airline. “The past ...

IATA Launches AVSEC Insight Platform to Help Manage Business Security Risks

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced the launch of AVSEC Insight, an online platform offering users a comprehensive range of timely, open-source, information to aid in identifying potential security risks and threats to their operations and businesses. “Monitoring risks ...

Calls for more innovation on the ramp at the opening of IGHC in Madrid

Calls for more innovation on the ramp at the opening of IGHC in Madrid

The ground handling industry needs to innovate on the ramp to meet future demand and challenges of air transport, the 32nd IATA Ground Handling conference (IGHC) heard in Madrid today. This year's event was opened by IATA's head of ground operations, Joseph Suidan (pictured above) who welcomed d...

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