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Quick growth of Asian airlines creates challenge: how to safely train enough jet pilots, Asia-Pacific accounts for 31 percent of global air passenger traffic, according to the International Air Transport Association. Within two decades, that figure is forecast to jump to 42 percent, as Asia adds an extra 1.8 billion annual...
2 dead in San Francisco plane crash

...and China, airlines there saw 3.7 percent more passengers than a year ago, according to the International Air Transport Association.Finding enough experienced pilots to meet a growing number of flights is becoming a problem. A 2012 report...
Airline fees limit ability to compare flights

...gender, nationality, travel history and whether they're flying for business or leisure. The International Air Transport Association, whose 240 member airlines cover 84 percent of global airline traffic, adopted standards at a meeting earlier...
Flying early can ward off invasive airport screenings

...Officials expect airline travel to increase this year over last by 3.5 percent, according to a report by the Air Transport Association of America, an industry trade association for airlines. About 24 million people could fly this week.The...
Metro | Holidays
Business news

...the next several months as airlines boost their ticket prices to pay for higher fuel bills, the International Air Transport Association said Tuesday.Signs of slowing demand are already evident. For February, higher ticket prices appear to be...
Biz Bits | Business
Airline fuel costs continue to rise

...airlines expect 206 million passengers this summer, a 1.5 percent increase from last year, according to the Air Transport Association.That suggests airfares aren't likely to fall soon, despite a drop in oil prices this month. The airlines...
Aviation jobs might take flight

...done to encourage young people to enter aviation fields, according to industry officials and the International Air Transport Association, a trade group for global airlines. They say U.S. colleges don't produce enough engineering and science...
More flights arriving late

...some time: It's going to get worse before it gets better," said David Castelveter, a spokesman for the Air Transport Association, the airlines' trade group.
Washing hands, keeping routine can aid health

...biggest risk factor, however, is the hardest one to avoid: the hordes of people traveling around you. The Air Transport Association predicted that the 12-day period surrounding Thanksgiving will be the busiest travel period of the year for...
Business news

...union elections that are expected to follow a rule change today. But the company said it will stand with the Air Transport Association if it decides to appeal the ruling that would make it easier for workers to unionize.