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IATA: Airline Losses Reduce but Covid Challenges Continue

While serious issues remain for airlines, the path to recovery is coming into view, according to the International Air Transport Association (IATA).

United States to Open Air Travel for the Fully Vaccinated from the EU

The Biden administration will allow fully vaccinated travelers from the EU, the UK and other countries to enter the United States from early November.

Greece Stays Open to American Travelers Despite EU Recommendation

Greece is among the European countries that have not followed an EU recommendation to curb nonessential travel for visitors from the US.

Greece Adds Chinese Taipei to ‘Safe List’, Extends Covid-19 Travel Rules for Int’l Flights

Greece is now allowing travelers from Chinese Taipei to cross its borders and also extended all Covid-19 travel rules for international arrivals.

July International Passenger Traffic Sees Boost, but Well Below pre-Covid Levels

Both international and domestic travel demand showed significant momentum in July 2021 compared to June, but demand remained far below pre-Covid levels.

IATA Calls for EU States to Sort ‘Mess’ of Confusing Covid-19 Travel Rules

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) is warning that free movement within Europe is being compromised by the failure of EU member states to harmonize Covid-19 entry regulations.

Confusion Over Covid-19 Vaccine Certificates Could Hamper Travel Recovery, says GlobalData

The lack of an internationally recognized Covid-19 vaccine certification system could hinder travel recovery as many travelers are left confused about restrictions, says GlobalData.

EU Advises Covid-19 Travel Restrictions on Visitors from the United States and Israel

The European Council removed the United States and Israel from its list of safe third countries for non-essential travel into the EU.

IATA Backs EU Digital Covid Certificate as Global Standard

The EU Digital Covid Certificate could serve as a global standard for nations looking to implement digital vaccination certificates, according to IATA.

IATA: Covid-19 Devastates Global Air Transport in 2020

The Covid-19 pandemic hit global air transport hardest in 2020 with the international airline industry describing it as the worst year on record.

Covid-19: England Opens to Fully Vaccinated Travelers from EU and US

From August 2, passengers who have been fully vaccinated in the EU and the US will not have to quarantine when entering England from amber list countries.

IATA: June Shows No Recovery for International Air Travel

The situation for international travel was nowhere it should have been in June, according to the International Air Transport Association (IATA).

IATA Warns Governments on High Cost of Covid-19 Testing

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has called on governments to take action to address the high cost of Covid-19 tests in many jurisdictions.

Air Travel: Most Passengers Support Mask-wearing, Says Survey

Most air travelers are confident about the safety of air travel and support mask-wearing in the near-term, according to a survey conducted by the International Air Transport Association (IATA).

Covid-19: IATA Calls on States to Follow WHO Guidance on Cross-border Travel

IATA is calling for states to follow new World Health Organization (WHO) guidance on travel that recommends a “risk-based approach” to implementing measures related to Covid-19 and international travel.

Travel Industry Urges One Line on EU Covid Certificate Verification

The travel industry is urging member states to harmonise the verification standards of the EU Digital COVID Certificate to ensure a smooth passenger experience.

IATA Sees Domestic Air Travel Demand Improving

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) is seeing an improvement in domestic air travel demand while international passenger travel continues to be stalled due to restrictions.

Greece Updates Travel Rules, Allows Entry to Digital COVID Certificate Holders

Greece is now accepting travelers from abroad also holding a Digital COVID Certificate, according to the Hellenic Civil Aviation Authority.

Global Travel Stakeholders Welcome EU Covid-19 Pass Deal

Global tourism stakeholders have welcomed the agreement between EU lawmakers and member states on the EU Digital COVID Certificate for travel.

EU Set to Open its Borders to Vaccinated Third-country Travelers

Travelers from third countries wishing to visit member states of the European Union will soon be able to do so as long as they provide proof of vaccination against Covid-19.