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A provider of advanced technology solutions for the global travel industry, Amadeus, has reportedly become the first company to renew its level 3 certification for Altéa New Distribution Capability (NDC) on 18.1.

Dubai Airports, together with Dubai Police General Department of Security, signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with International Air Transport Association (IATA) and Airports Council International (ACI) to become part of their joint initiative on Smart Security.

MATTHEW POWELL, SENIOR DIRECTOR, INDIA, AND AGENCY COMMERCE SOLUTIONS, AMFESA, TRAVELPORT, EXPLAINS WHY HE BELIEVES THE COMPANY HAS STAYED AHEAD OF THE GAME WHEN IT COMES TO TRAVEL AGENCY TECHNOLOGY DEVELOPMENTS

Figures revealed by the International Air Transport Association (IATA) showed that Middle East airlines will see net profits doubling to USD600 million in 2018, double what they are estimated to make this year.

WITH AIR TRAFFIC EXPECTED TO CONTINUE TO SOAR, SIGNIFICANT CHALLENGES RELATED TO SAFETY, SECURITY, AND SUSTAINABILITY HAVE BEEN IDENTIFIED BY GOVERNMENTS AND INDUSTRY STAKEHOLDERS.

IN LIGHT OF THE ACCELERATED TRAFFIC GROWTH PREDICTED FOR MENA AIRPORTS IN THE COMING YEARS, HUBS IN THE REGION ARE INVESTING TO FURTHER IMPROVE SAFETY AND SECURITY WITHOUT IMPOSING UNNECESSARY BURDENS ON TRAVELLERS.

International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced the introduction of RampVR, hailed as the industry’s first virtual reality (VR) training platform for ground operations.

On May 16 — 18, International Air Transport Association (IATA) Cabin Operations Safety Conference in Doha brought together more than 200 representatives from the aviation sector, to discuss and share cabin safety practices. 

In March, freight tonne kilometres soared 14 percent year-on-year and available freight tonne kilometres rose 4.2 percent compared to the corresponding period in 2016, according to International Air Transport Association (IATA).

Despite sluggish global market challenges, the UAE is forecast to lead the Middle East's passenger growth this year, with an annual increase of more than 6.3 percent according to estimates from the International Air Transport Association (IATA).