Monday, April 27th12.8°C
25936
25263

After Malaysia crash, IATA says in Qatar it will propose new tracking options in September

DOHA, Qatar - The director of the International Air Transport Association says the group will prepare a draft of new recommendations in September to improve global tracking capabilities in the aftermath of the disappearance of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370.

IATA director Tony Tyler says the draft will be presented before the U.N. International Civil Aviation Organization. Experts from both the IATA and ICAO will make the recommendations.

Tyler says the loss such as the March 8 disappearance of the Malaysian plane with 239 people aboard "must not happen again."

He spoke on Monday at the IATA's annual meeting held this year in the Gulf-Arab nation of Qatar.

The IATA represents 240 airlines carrying 84 per cent of all passengers and cargo worldwide.

The Canadian Press


Read more Business News

25528


Recent Trending




Today's Market
S&P TSX15343.99-64.34
S&P CDNX696.58-1.12
DJIA18057.95-22.19
Nasdaq5069.24-22.84
S&P 5002113.16-4.53
CDN Dollar0.8262+0.0056
Gold1203.60+28.40
Oil57.37+0.22
Lumber256.50-2.00
Natural Gas2.476-0.055

 
Okanagan Companies
Pacific Safety0.12-0.01
Knighthawk0.010.00
QHR Technologies Inc1.41+0.03
Cantex0.035+0.005
Anavex Life Sciences0.40-0.03
Metalex Ventures0.11+0.02
Russel Metals27.20+0.04
Copper Mountain Mining1.23+0.08
Colorado Resources0.095+0.000
ReliaBrand Inc0.004-0.001
Sunrise Resources Ltd0.04+0.01
Mission Ready Services0.21+0.01
Decisive Dividend Corporation1.80+0.10

 



25968

FEATURED Property
2274104 ADAMS LAKE BC
3 bedrooms 3 baths
$368,000
more details
image2image2
Click here to feature your property
Please wait... loading


Buy versus rent

Consider the top five reasons to buy versus rent: #5 Experience Freedom: Home ownership will free you from the ties that bind you to a landlord...no longer will you be dependent on someone else&rsq...


What's your score?

There was a time when we would sit down with nothing more than a sheet of paper and a sharp pencil to do the math. Totalling our expenses and subtracting our revenue, the amount left over was the answ...


Do you dare to dream?

Photo: Thinkstock.comI have never been able to understand why some people can only see as far ahead as the end of the current day. Instead of aiming for long term goals, they just wallow in their ever...

_



25289

25482


Member of BC Press Council


25346