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IATA European Action Plan for Preventing Runway Excursions

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) joined with 16 other aviation stakeholder organizations in developing a European Action Plan for the Prevention of Runway Excursions. The goal is to reduce the occurrence of one of the most common types of air accidents by providing operational and system recommendations to aircraft operators, air navigation service providers, […]

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Postponing ETS Implementation Relieves Airlines

  Air transport associations, authorities, organisations and airlines have been strongly positioned against the Emissions Trading Scheme (ETS) as it would be a cost burden to airlines, calculated to add 1% to an average return fare, and would decrease up to 1% air traffic volumes. Intensifying price competition, that does not allow carriers to pass […]

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Turkish Airlines to expand operations in India

Turkish Airlines plans to expand operations in India in 2012 by doubling weekly flights to 28 and adding Hyderabad as its third Indian destination. Turkey’s flag carrier, which currently operates one flight daily to Delhi and Mumbai, also aims to extend its code share withAir India, India’s national carrier, to get more passengers from Indian […]