Daily Archives: October 27, 2008

IATA reports alarming drop for international traffic

According to the Centre for Asia Pacific Aviation, the International Air Transport Association (IATA) has announced global international traffic results for September, with passenger traffic declining 2.9%, compared to the same month in 2007. International load factors tumbled by 4.4% percentage points from August to 74.8% in September. Giovanni Bisignani, IATA’s Director General and CEO said, “The deterioration in traffic …

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HAL airport closure illegal:Parliamentary committee

The Press Trust of India reports that the Government’s decision to shut down the old Bangalore airport could come under fresh legal scrutiny with a parliamentary panel asking civil aviation ministry to respond to charges of “irregularities” in the concession agreement it has signed with the airport developer. Quoting records of its hearings with the ministry, Airports Authority of India, …

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