April 30, 2014

Summit: interview with Tony Tyler

Tony Tyler, the Director General and CEO of the International Air Transport Association (IATA), shares his thoughts on the topics being discussed at the Global Sustainable Aviation Summit.

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April 30, 2014

Summit: Dr Bernard Aliu

We were fortunate to have a statement at the Global Sustainable Aviation Summit from Dr Bernard Aliu, President of the Council of the International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO)

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April 30, 2014

Summit: Dave Barger interview

We were lucky enough to have the CEO of the innovative American carrier jetBlue speak at the Summit this year. We caught up with Dave Barger on the sidelines of the event.

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April 30, 2014

Summit day 2 and video

On day two, the Global Sustainable Aviation Summit looked at topics including preparations for growth and the next 100 years, with a range of speakers and panellists from across the air transport industry and beyond.

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April 29, 2014

A plane is for a lifetime

Aeroplanes play a very significant part in air transport; but have you ever wondered what the life of these flying vehicles is like, where do planes go when they aren’t flying and what happens when they reach the end of their life?

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April 29, 2014

Aviation: facilitating industry gatherings, driving creativity

International gatherings - the UN has them, ICAO, NATO, the EU, ASEAN, the AU - all international organisations have them. What’s more, industries have them, an example of such an international gathering being the Global Sustainable Aviation Summit taking place right now here in Geneva. But why meet in person instead of taking advantage of new technologies such as video conferencing to share and disseminate knowledge and ideas?

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April 29, 2014

Connectivity: air transport supports growth in Brazil

There is no hiding that the world will soon be wrapped in Brazil fever: the 2014 World Cup and the 2016 Olympics are two grand events that direct the spotlight on Brazil. In fact, even before the announcement of the sporting events, economists regarded Brazil as part of the group of economies to ‘watch out for’ dubbing it as one of the BRICs (Brazil, Russia, India and China).

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April 29, 2014

Extra! Extra! Read all about it!

It truly is worth shouting about! Today saw the launch of the new ‘Aviation: Benefits Beyond Borders’ report by ATAG’s new executive director Michael Gill. Commissioned by ATAG and researched by Oxford Economics, the report packs a punch logging the benefits of the air transport industry to the economy and to society, as well as the industry’s commitment to sustainability and reducing its environmental impact.

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April 29, 2014

Summit: Futurethink

In a year that celebrates the 100th anniversary of commercial aviation, it seemed fitting that the 2014 Global Sustainable Aviation Summit should start the proceedings by looking to the future.

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April 29, 2014

Summit on a roll - day one of #GSAS2014

Today was the first day of the Global Sustainable Aviation Summit; over 200 delegates from across the air transport industry gathered in Geneva to discuss the future of sustainable aviation. The schedule was definitely packed: ATAG’s new executive director Michael Gill was presented; the new Aviation Benefits Beyond Borders report was launched; and, the panel discussions and speeches definitely gave attendees food for thought.

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April 27, 2014

Welcome to our web resource

We are proud of what we do in the aviation industry. Every day, millions of passengers use our services to fly all over the world. Millions of men and women make a career in our sector and we build and operate some of the most brilliant machines in the world.

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April 27, 2014

Wingtips: every little helps

Wingtips are small devices that have become increasingly popular in recent years to their remarkable abilities to increase fuel efficiency, reduce drag and help aircraft use less engine power.

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April 27, 2014

Those things you may not even notice...

Preparing for a flight is a two-way process: while in the comfort of your home, you decide your holiday destination, pack according to safety recommendations, remember to bring your travel documents and arrive on time, at the airport, an entire team of professionals dedicate energy and effort to ensure your experience runs as smoothly as possible.

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