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Healthy April Passenger Demand

Global passenger traffic results for April showing robust demand growth compared to April 2014. Total revenue passenger kilometers (RPKs) rose 5.9%. April capacity (available seat kilometers or ASKs) increased by 6.1%, and load factor slipped 0.1 percentage points to 79.4%.…Written on Friday, 12 June 2015 04:43 in iPMI Magazine Travel News

Airline Profitability Strengthens Further

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced an upward revision of its 2015 industry outlook to a $29.3 billion net profit. On expected revenues of $727 billion, the industry would achieve a 4.0% net profit margin. The significant strengthening from…Written on Friday, 12 June 2015 04:56 in iPMI Magazine Travel News

Preliminary First Quarter Commercial Aviation Safety Performance Data

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released preliminary first quarter 2015 (January 1-March 31) commercial aviation safety performance data. The preliminary results are subject to revision based on the determination of the Accident Classification Task Force. The first quarter 2015…Written on Friday, 12 June 2015 04:53 in iPMI Magazine Travel News

The Financial Shock Of A Sudden Disability Or Critical Illness

A sudden critical illness or disability can have serious financial consequences for the individuals and families affected. However, most Europeans do not have the financial protection in place to deal with such a shock. According to Swiss Re's European Insurance…Written on Friday, 12 June 2015 04:52 in iPMI Magazine Breaking News

Airlines To Address Carry-On Bag Dilemma

Download video (MP4) Interview with Tom Windmuller, IATA SVP for Airport, Passenger, Cargo and Security The International Air Transport Association (IATA), announced a new initiative to optimize the accommodation of carry-on bags given differing carry-on bag sizes and airline policies.…Written on Friday, 12 June 2015 04:50 in iPMI Magazine Travel News

Industry Stepping Up Engagement On Consumer Protection

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) is stepping up efforts to engage with stakeholders—governments, travelers and consumer groups—on the important issue of consumer protection. There are now over 60 countries with some form of passenger rights regulations, with more countries…Written on Friday, 12 June 2015 04:48 in iPMI Magazine Travel News

Air Freight Momentum Slows

Global air freight markets showing a 3.3% increase in cargo volumes (freight tonne kilometers or FTKs) in April 2015 compared to April in the previous year. While there is growth compared to the same month in 2014, there has been…Written on Friday, 12 June 2015 04:45 in iPMI Magazine Travel News

Are Employers Ready To Keep Employees Fit For work?

Cigna UK HealthCare Benefits (Cigna UKHB) shares findings from new research on employer readiness to adopt the Department of Work and Pension’s (DWP) new Fit for Work occupational health service. As the DWP is currently rolling out their new Fit…Written on Friday, 12 June 2015 04:40 in iPMI Magazine Breaking News

Assurant To Exit Health Insurance Market

Assurant, Inc. (NYSE:AIZ) has concluded a comprehensive review of strategic alternatives for its health business and will exit the health insurance market as the Company sharpens its focus on housing and lifestyle specialty protection offerings. To maximize shareholder value, Assurant…Written on Wednesday, 10 June 2015 15:32 in iPMI Magazine Breaking News

ING Exchanges EUR 337.5 Million Notes Of NN Anchor Investors Into NN Shares

ING announced today it will exchange the second tranche of EUR 337.5 million of mandatory exchangeable subordinated notes into 13.6 million NN Group ordinary shares. The exchange is part of the anchor investment in NN Group by three Asian institutional…Written on Wednesday, 10 June 2015 09:50 in iPMI Magazine Breaking News

Tokio Marine Holdings To Acquire HCC Insurance Holdings In $7.5 Billion Transaction

Tokio Marine Holdings, Inc. (TMHD) and HCC Insurance Holdings, Inc. (HCC) (NYSE:HCC) today announced that they have entered into a definitive agreement under which TMHD will acquire all outstanding shares of HCC, a U.S. insurance holding company comprising property &…Written on Wednesday, 10 June 2015 09:47 in iPMI Magazine Mergers Acquisitions News

International Assistance Group’s Partners Are Mobilized To Help Nepal Earthquake Victims

As one of the world’s leading network of international assistance providers, International Assistance Group (IAG) has a wealth of experience and expertise in the field of natural and manmade disasters. Rarely have these skills been more apparent than in the…Written on Friday, 05 June 2015 10:10 in iPMI Magazine Medical Travel Technical Roadside Assistance Company News

How K&R Risks Relate To Everyday Business

Since 2001, the threats associated with international organizations have changed, growing each year. Some dangerous hotspots are exhaustively covered in the news, such as the Middle East or Somalia, but others might be unexpected. Kidnappings can and do occur everywhere—no…Written on Thursday, 04 June 2015 11:13 in iPMI Magazine Risk News

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