ICAO applauds adoption of security council resolution 2166

The Council President of the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO), Dr. Olumuyiwa Benard Aliu, expressed his Organization"™s appreciation for the adoption by UN Security Council Resolution on Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17, and reiterated the strong condemnation of the action which resulted in the loss of the flight"™s civilian passengers and crew. Security Council Resolution 2166 […]

IATA Welcomes US Dept. of Transportation Tentative Approval of Resolution 787

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) welcomed the decision by the United States Department of Transportation (DOT) to tentatively approve Resolution 787. The Resolution is the foundation document for the New Distribution Capability (NDC), a travel industry-supported program launched by IATA for the development and market adoption of a new, XML-based data transmission standard. "This […]

IATA Members Reaffirm Support for NDC Initiative Better Comparison Shopping; Richer Content for Travel Agents

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) 69th Annual General Meeting (AGM) reaffirmed its support for the New Distribution Capability (NDC) initiative. This will develop an open, XML-based distribution standard for data exchange between airlines and travel agents. In a unanimously approved AGM Resolution (pdf), IATA members agreed that, "consumers will benefit from being able to […]