Aviation welcomes updated EASA-ECDC Aviation Health Safety Protocol calling for harmonised and risk-based COVID-19 travel measures
IATA)welcomed the relaxation of COVID-19 border measures for vaccinated passengers, and the broader use of affordable antigen testing adopted by Spain and France this week.
IATA announced that domestic travel demand improved in April 2021 compared to the prior month, although it remained well below pre-pandemic levels.
IATA released April 2021 data for global air cargo markets showing that air cargo demand continued to outperform pre-COVID levels (April 2019) with demand up 12%.
IATA called on the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) to maintain the critical separation between politics and aviation safety issues.
IATA expressed disappointment on SES 2+ , entrenches environmental & cost-efficiency failings
Four leading associations mobilize employees and travellers to urge policy-makers to lift travel restrictions across Europe.
IATA urged governments to make data-driven decisions to manage risks when reopening borders
On International Cabin Crew Day, we salute all the world’s cabin crew for their dedication to helping people stay connected through air travel.
Changes IATA's management structure are being implemented to enable IATA to better represent and serve its 290 member airlines.
IATA warned of potential airport chaos unless governments quickly adopt digital travel health credentials and other COVID-19 measures.
IATA and Tourism Economics long-term view for post-COVID-19 demand recovery demonstrates that people remain eager to travel.
Statement on flight FR 4978 by Willie Walsh, IATA Director General.
IATA applauded the growing number of countries making data and evidence-driven decisions to open their borders to COVID-19 vaccinated travelers.
IATA warned that proposals by AENA to increase user charges at the 46 airports it operates across Spain could damage Spain’s economic and employment recovery from COVID-19.
IATA welcomed the agreement by the G20 Tourism Ministers to support the safe restoration of mobility by following the G20 Rome Guidelines for the Future of Tourism.
IATA called on governments to ensure that high costs for COVID-19 testing don’t put travel out of reach.
Passenger traffic fell in March 2021 compared to pre-COVID levels but rose compared to February 2021
March 2021 air cargo demand continued to outperform pre-COVID levels with month-on-month demand increased at a slower pace.
Europe’s aviation, travel & tourism sectors welcome yesterday’s vote on EU’s Digital Green Certificate Regulation.
IATA expressed deep frustration in the UK CAA decision allowing Heathrow Airport to re-evaluate and increase its asset base by GBP 300 million.
IATA is collaborating with CANSO and ICAO on a virtual training initiative to boost runway safety and improve the operational efficiency of aviation.
IATA is encouraged by comments of the President of the EC that the EU will grant unrestricted access to vaccinated travelers from the US.
New benefits include access to an additional 180,000 worldwide hotel properties through a new partnership with hotelbeds.com.
IATA has added a new functionality to its MRO SmartHub which allows users of the product to sell their surplus aircraft components and parts via online auctions.
UNWTO and IATA announce a Destination Tracker in preparation for the restart of international travel.
IATA urged states to comply with recommendations on travel from the WHO Health Regulations (2005) Emergency Committee
Panama is the first country in Latin America to accept this new IATA application.
IATA expects net airline industry losses of $47.7 billion in 2021 (net profit margin of -10.4%).
IATA warned that the Single European Sky project to reform Europe’s air traffic management system faces collapse if European states do not support the EC’s proposals to reboot.
Unilabs and IATA signed an agreement to incorporate Unilabs’ worldwide Covid-19 testing network into IATA Travel Pass.
(IATA) announced an agreement with Eurofins to incorporate its worldwide COVID-19 testing network into IATA Travel Pass.
IATA has warned that lengthy UK Border checks could pose a major risk for a recovery in international travel.
Statement on the US CDC study not taking into consideration the use of masks onboard, which make transmission risk very low.
Willie Walsh, IATA Director General commented the publication of a report from the UK Government’s Global Travel Taskforce.
The sector calls on governments in Latin America and the Caribbean to collaborate on plans for a safe restart.
Passenger traffic fell in February 2021, compared to pre-COVID levels (February 2019) and January 2020.
February 2021 global air cargo markets show that demand continued to outperform pre-COVID levels with demand up 9% over 2019
IATA welcomed Singapore’s acceptance of pre-departure PCR test results on the IATA Travel Pass.
The Cargo Agency Conference gives freight forwarders a stronger voice in the development of resolutions.
IATA announced that Willie Walsh has officially taken on the role of Director General of the organization.
IATA called on governments in Middle East to develop plans to re-link citizens, businesses and economies when the situation permits.
African governments to ensure that the air transport industry survives the COVID-19 crisis.
IATA urged governments to accept rapid COVID-19 antigen tests following OXERA and Edge Health research.
IATA announced the publication of the 2020 Safety Report and released data for the 2020 safety performance of the commercial airline industry.
IATA announced the launch of the IATA Enhanced Partner Identification & Connectivity (EPIC) platform to support digitization of the air cargo supply chain.
IATA announced the arrival at London’s Heathrow Airport of the first traveler using the IATA Travel Pass app to manage their travel health credentials.
IATA announced the postponement of the 77th IATA Annual General Meeting and World Air Transport Summit to 3-5 October 2021.
Europe’s aviation sector welcomes EC proposal for Digital Green Certificate system for COVID-19 vaccination & testing.
IATA called on the government and politicians in Spain to agree on a roadmap to energize the economic recovery from COVID-19.