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Emirates could take four years to return to normal: chief

Dubai, United Arab Emirates | AFP | It could take up to four years for Emirates airline’s operations to return “to some degree of normality”,  its president said Monday, a day after it announced job cuts over the coronavirus crisis. The Middle East’s largest carrier, which has a 100,000-strong staff and a fleet of 270 …

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Latin America’s stricken airlines facing long haul to recovery

Mexico City, Mexico | AFP |  Latin America’s beleaguered airlines will take up to three years to recover losses due to the coronavirus pandemic, and in the meantime desperately need government help, according to experts surveying the damage to the industry. The International Air Transport Association (IATA) estimates it will take …

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Carbon Emissions: 60 Entebbe Airport taxis laid off

Entebbe, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Civil Aviation Authority-CAA has disqualified 60 airport taxis from operating at Entebbe International Airport on account of being old.  The affected taxis, manufactured majorly before 2003, were discontinued between September 2019 and January 7th 2020. This is line with an agreement between taxi operators, Uganda …

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African airlines experienced a 7.9% rise in demand

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | African airlines experienced a 7.9% rise in demand compared to November 2016, according to the International Air Transport Association’s (IATA) latest analysis. Data supplied by airlines around the world last November indicates that volumes started to trend upwards strongly again in seasonally-adjusted terms in recent …

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IATA: African airlines see 7.9% rise in demand

Geneva – The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has announced global passenger traffic results for November 2017 showing continued robust demand, including in the African region. The outlook for 2018 also looks great, according to IATA’s Director General and CEO Alexandre de Juniac. “The airline industry is in a good place entering 2018. …

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Airline industry sees higher profits in 2017

Cancún, Mexico | AFP |  The International Air Transport Association (IATA) increased its profit forecast for the global airline industry Monday, citing surging demand. Total profits for the group’s 275 member airlines are now expected to hit $31.4 billion this year, up more than five percent from the previous forecast …

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