Airline representatives gather in Miami to celebrate profits

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Airline representatives from around the world gathered Tuesday in Miami. The airline industry is netting big profits and ever larger global demand. However, incidents questioning airline safety still haunt the industry.

CCTV’s Wang Guan has more from Miami.

Airline representatives gather in Miami to celebrate profits

Airline representatives gather in Miami to celebrate profits

Airline representatives from around the world gathered Tuesday in Miami. The airline industry is netting big profits and ever larger global demand. However, incidents questioning airline safety still haunt the industry.

Highlights:

  • Helped by cheaper fuel and a steady increase in air travel demand, airlines are expected to generate nearly 30 billion in profits this year.
  • The International Air Transport Association says it is introducing a new tracking system that could be installed by major airlines by the end of the year.