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ACI World: Global Passenger Traffic in 2021 Expected to Reach Only Half of 2019 Levels

The ongoing impact of the Covid-19 crisis has weakened aviation recovery momentum, according to new data by Airports Council International (ACI) World.

Athens Airport Passes 10 Million Passenger Mark in Jan-Oct

Athens International Airport (AIA) is seeing a gradual growth in passenger traffic although numbers are still lagging behind compared to 2019.

Greece Among Top 10 European Countries with Most Flights at End of August

Greece during the last week of August had 2,042 flights on a daily basis, only 3% less compared to the same period in 2019, before the Covid-19 pandemic.

New Research Backs Rapid Covid-19 Testing for Safe Restart of Air Travel

New research by OXERA and Edge Health backs rapid Covid-19 testing for the safe and efficient restart of air travel, says IATA.

IATA Calls on Governments to Partner for Air Travel Restart

IATA has called on governments to partner with the air transport industry to devise plans to safely re-link people, business and economies when the Covid-19 epidemiological situation permits.

EU to Extend Select Measures to Support Coronavirus-hit Aviation Sector

The EU will extend select measures for the aviation sector, considering that the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on air traffic is likely to continue into 2021.

ICAO Updates ‘Take-off’ Guidelines for Aviation’s Recovery from Covid-19

ICAO has updated its ‘Take-off’ guidelines, which aim to restore air connectivity and give travelers the confidence they need to fly again in Covid-19 times.

UNWTO and IATA Partner to Restore Consumer Confidence in Travel, Restart Global Tourism

The UNWTO has partnered with IATA to restore confidence in international aviation and restart global tourism.

EU to Extend Slot Waiver for Airlines Until 27 March 2021

The European Commission intends to extend the suspension of EU regulations on airport slots for the 2020/2021 winter season, until 27 March 2021.

Check & Fly: New App Informs Travelers on Airport Covid-19 Health Measures

ACI World has launched a new smart phone app that provides passengers with information about the Covid-19 health measures in place at individual airports around the world.

Air Passenger Numbers in Europe Expected to Drop by 60% in 2020, Says IATA

IATA expects air passenger numbers in Europe to fall by around 60 percent in 2020, due to the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic.

Air Passenger Numbers in Athens Tumble in July

Passenger traffic at Athens International Airport (AIA) may have picked up in July, following dramatic drops in June and May, but figures still remain below the respective 2019 levels.

IATA: Air Travel to Return to pre-Covid-19 levels in 2024

Global passenger traffic is expected to return to 2019 levels in 2024, a year later than previously projected, according to the International Air Transport Association (IATA).

Emirates will Restart Flights to Greece on July 15

Emirates is restarting flights to Greece with the resumption of its Athens-Dubai route as of July 15.

Covid-19: IATA Promotes Alternatives to Avoid Traveler Quarantines

IATA is proposing alternatives that can reduce the risk of importing Covid-19 infections via travel, without imposing quarantine measures on arriving travelers.