International Air Transport Association

Bedbugs were ‘pouring’ out of an airplane seat, says passenger stuck on a 9-hour flight

Years of working in hotels taught Heather Szilagyi exactly what bedbugs looked like, she told CTV.<p>And bedbugs are what Szilagyi says she saw …

Aviation

Green Building in the Transportation Industry

The United States Green Building Council (USGBC) released its LEED in Motion: Transportation report Thursday, which focused on how transportation …

Construction

Capt Izham to take over as new Malaysia Airlines group CEO from Dec 1

KUALA LUMPUR (Oct 20): Following the abrupt resignation of chief executive officer (CEO) Peter Bellew earlier this week, Malaysia Airlines Bhd has …

Malaysia Airlines

PAL names VP for Corp Communications

Philippine Airlines recently announced the appointment of Jose E. L. Perez de Tagle as Vice President for Corporate Communications effective October …

Philippines

UAE's new air traffic management system to ease congestion in crowded skies

Battling the congested roads of the UAE is one thing. But tackling the crowded skies of the country’s airspace is an even bigger challenge.<p>From …

Aviation

'Love for country' behind move to Ryanair, says Malaysia Airlines' CEO

KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) - Malaysia Airlines' outgoing chief executive Peter Bellew said on Wednesday his decision to leave the airline for Ryanair (RYA.I) was due to a sense of responsibility to his native country.<p>His departure after just over a year in charge means Malaysia's national carrier must …

Airlines

The Three Reasons Big Airlines’ Service Is Awful

Frequent flyers know airline service is a shell of its former glory. From damaged and lost luggage to extra fees to physical removal from paid seats, …

Airlines

Drone hits passenger plane in Canada

A drone crashed into a commercial airplane in Canada, the first time such an incident has occurred in the country, the government said Sunday.<p>A plane operated by charter airline Skyjet was approaching Quebec City's Jean Lesage International Airport on Thursday when a drone struck one of its wings, …

Aviation

Fin24.com | Without skills, SA airlines face calamitous future - AASA CEO

The demand for air transport to, from and within Africa is expected to double over the next 20 years, requiring more than 1 000 new aircraft in the …

Business (South Africa)

Flight 666 to HEL took off one last time this Friday the 13th

Just after the 13th hour on Friday, Oct. 13, Flight 666 took off for HEL — the International Air Transport Association <i></i>code for Helsinki-Vantaa Airport in Finland — for one last time.<p>The Finnair flight departed Copenhagen, and landed safely roughly an hour and a half later. Greeting the aircraft, …

Airlines

Qantas to fly to LA on biofuel

The push for “sustainable” aviation fuel has received a fillip with Qantas poised to announce it will power its Los Angeles-based aircraft with …

Energy

Venezuela another step closer to being cut off from the world

With its spectacular Caribbean coastline, vibrant cities and world famous Angel Falls, Venezuela should be a dream holiday spot.Lately, it's been …

Venezuela

Disruption at Budget Airlines Rattles European Air Travel

Flight cancellations at Ryanair, collapse of Monarch Airlines leave many passengers stranded<p>LONDON—European travelers haven’t had an easy ride of late. Blame the discount carriers.<p>U.K. budget airline Monarch Airlines went belly up last week, stranding 100,000 mostly British passengers across Europe …

Airlines

Emirates willing to cooperate with rival UAE airline Etihad

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Emirates [EMIRA.UL] is open to cooperation with rival Etihad Airways in areas including procurement, its president Tim Clark said on Wednesday, adding a full merger between the pair was unlikely but up to the owners.<p>Based in the United Arab Emirates, Emirates and Etihad have …

Airlines