IATA tells Germany to axe its proposed air taxes

The German government's plan to introduce an environmental tax of EUR 1 billion a year on air travel tickets out of Germany has met with fierce resistance from the International Air Transport Associa...

Emirates orders 32 more A380s

Emirates have confirmed speculation surrounding its fleet expansion plans, announcing yesterday its order for an additional 32 A380 aircraft from Airbus.

JetBlue officially joins IATA

New York's JetBlue Airways became an official member of the International Air Transport Association (IATA) on Tuesday.

IATA Announces Eagle Awards

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) recognized the outstanding achievements of ISAVIA (Iceland), Air Traffic Control the Netherlands (LVNL), Nav Canada, Greater Toronto Airports Author...

Boeing still cautious despite IATA forecast

Boeing Co. has not shown the same optimism as IATA this week, the aircraft manufacturer saying on Monday that it can't see a rebound in wide-body aircraft demand until 2012.

Travellers to US spend more in March

International visitors to the US spent an estimated $10.8 billion in March, marking the second consecutive month of growth and the largest monthly increase since August 2008.

Hotel industry turnaround predicted

The hotel industry has reason to be "wildly optimistic" about the outlook for business travel demand for the rest of 2010, according to a leading hotel CEO.