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airBaltic CEO Discusses Expansion via Bonds and Fresh Investments

At the IATA AGM in Dubai, airBaltic CEO Martin Gauss elaborated on the airline's strategy for growth, including the issuance of new bonds and securing additional capital investment for expansion.


Emirates, Airbus, IATA Enhance A350 Pilot Training

Emirates is set to train 256 pilots using a new Competency-Based Training and Assessment (CBTA) program, in collaboration with IATA and Airbus, ahead of receiving 65 A350 aircraft starting mid-2024.


Turkish Airlines Negotiates Boeing Order Following Airbus Deal

Turkish Airlines is in advanced discussions with Boeing for the purchase of approximately 250 jets, including the 737 MAX and 787 Dreamliner models, following a significant agreement with Airbus.

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IATA Sees 28% Reduction in Blocked Airline Funds

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) reports a notable 28% decrease in funds blocked from repatriation by governments, although significant challenges remain with approximately $1 billion still restricted.


IATA Confirms SAF Production to Triple in 2024

The International Air Transport Association has validated its forecast of a threefold increase in global sustainable aviation fuel production by 2024, underscoring the industry's commitment to reducing carbon emissions.


IATA AGM 2024 Kicks Off in Dubai

Over 1,500 industry leaders gather in Dubai this week for the 80th annual IATA AGM, engaging in key discussions and debates shaping the future of aviation.


IATA Chief Urges Boeing CEO to Address Past Mistakes

The head of the International Air Transport Association emphasized the need for Boeing's next CEO to understand the causes of the company's current crisis and to adopt best industrial practices from external sources.