AIRLINE earnings are set to return to growth in 2019 after stuttering this year, boosted by lower jet-fuel costs and expanding economies, the International Air Transport Association said.

[GENEVA] THe number of people travelling by air should double to 8.2 billion a year by 2037, with Asia and the Pacific leading the way, sector federation IATA forecast on Wednesday.

CHANGIFrom July 1 to June 30 next year, carriers will receive a 1 per cent rebate on landing charges, 50 per cent rebate on parking fees and 50 per cent rebate on aerobridge fees.

CHANGI Airport is rolling out a one-year rebate package for airlines to help them cope with the increase in landing charges as well as parking and aerobridge fees which kick in from July 1 to partly...

IATA AGM

VIRTUAL reality could become more commonplace onboard as an airline association pilots a solution that could help airlines boost revenues and improve the passenger experience.

[SYDNEY] Qatar Airways' chief sparked disbelief Tuesday by saying his carrier was led by a man because "it is a very challenging position" -- even as airline bosses admitted more women...

IATA AGM

ASIA-PACIFIC carriers are expected to rake in lower profits of US$8.2 billion this year, down from US$10.1 billion in 2017, as escalating costs and slowing cargo growth put pressure on the bottom...

[SYDNEY] The International Air Transport Association (Iata) expects airlines to make US$33.8 billion this year, cutting its forecast from US$38.4 billion previously, owing to headwinds from...

[SYDNEY] Global airlines on Monday slashed their forecast for industry profits in 2018, citing rising fuel and labour costs, while warning higher interest rates and a host of geopolitical tensions...