TITLE

IN BRIEF

PUB. DATE
July 2009
SOURCE
Airline Business;Jul2009, Vol. 25 Issue 7, p16
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This section offers news briefs concerning the airline industry as of July 2009. According to the estimate of Brian Pierce, chief economist of the International Air Transport Association (IATA), there are 100,000 jobs at risk in the industry. TAP Portugal, a Star Alliance carrier, is considered the first carrier to go live with IATA's new carbon offset programme. Tom Murphy, financial committee secretary of IATA, revealed that there are 50 airlines and a similar number of banks that went bankrupt over the past 18 months.
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44520576

 

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