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ACTA looks for agent support as it works to keep Ontario Comp Fund overhaul on track

ACTA says it’s looking for financial support from Ontario travel agencies to support its new lobby funding campaign, as it calls for swift and effective action to address what it says is the financial burden of the Ontario travel industry’s Compensation Fund.
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Global airlines association warns of potential Brexit impact

Disruptions to air travel are possible if Britain leaves the European Union in March without a deal, the head of the leading association for airlines around the world warned Thursday.
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IATA reports healthy November traffic, North America up 6.1%

"Healthy but moderating" is how IATA described global passenger traffic for November 2018.
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IATA forecasts 10th year of profit for airlines in 2019

IATA is forecasting a decade in the black for airlines by the end of 2019, with the global airline industry achieving a net profit of $35.5 billion next year.
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Air travel demand bounces back from eight-month low: IATA

Global passenger air traffic rebounded in October, with demand (measured in revenue passenger kilometers, or RPKs) up 6.3% compared to October 2017, says IATA.
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Airlines feeling the squeeze on profit margins, says IATA October report

IATA’S October report of the Airlines Financial Monitor indicates an ongoing squeeze on airline profit margins in the third quarter of 2018.
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Airlines left “completely in the dark” about Brexit contingency plans, says IATA

IATA is calling for urgent action by the UK and the European Union to put in place contingency planning for the continuation of air services in the event of a ‘no-deal Brexit’.
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Think air travel is a pain now? 8.2 billion passengers by 2037, says IATA

The number of airline passengers travelling by 2037 could double from today’s levels, to 8.2 billion in less than 20 years, according to just released stats from IATA.
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Solid traffic growth, record load factor for the month, says IATA

IATA’s latest stats shows healthy global passenger demand with all regions reporting growth.
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June passenger demand is up, says IATA, but trade disputes casting “a long shadow”

GENEVA — Global passenger traffic results for June show that demand is up, says IATA, with the first six months of 2018 having a “strong performance”. Demand (measured in total revenue passenger kilometres, or RPKs) in June rose by 7.8% compared to June 2017, following a 6.0% year-over-year growth recorded in both May and April. […]
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WestJet looks to grow indirect bookings through agency channel
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Rosita joins the Sesame Street crew at Beaches Resorts
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“They need to go where the bucks are”: Agents on ACTA partnership
“They need to go where the bucks are”: Agents speak out in wake of ACTA’s Virtuoso deal
The original announcement about ACTA’s new Consortium Partnership with Virtuoso was a complete bungle, and a...
Here are 10 notable openings and events in NYC this summer
Here are 10 notable openings and events in NYC this summer
Travellers won’t want to miss New York City this summer, when an unprecedented number of openings and annual events...
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