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Qantas to Require Covid-19 Vaccination on All Int’l Flights

Pre-flight Covid-19 vaccination will be a “necessity” for passengers wishing to fly internationally with Qantas, according to the airline’s CEO.

IATA’s Alexandre de Juniac to Step Down

IATA has announced that Alexandre de Juniac will step down from his role as Director General and CEO, effective March 31, 2021.

IATA to Launch Digital Travel Health Pass to Help Reopen Borders Safely

IATA is in the final development phase of its Travel Pass, a digital health pass designed to support the safe reopening of borders in the Covid-19 era.

IATA: New Guidance for Global Covid-19 Vaccine Distribution

IATA has released guidance to ensure that the air cargo industry will be ready to support the large-scale handling, transport and distribution of a Covid-19 vaccine.

IATA: Covid-19 Comeback Hits September Air Passenger Demand

A second wave of Covid-19 and consecutive lockdowns across Europe have driven air demand in September down by 82.5% against 2019, says IATA.

Covid-19 Impact: Airlines Not Expected to Turn Cash Positive Until 2022

IATA is calling on governments to support the airline industry during the coming winter season, as the impact of Covid-19 has proven to be "deeper and longer".

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.

Global Air Travel Expected to Tumble by 66% in 2020

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) says it now expects full-year 2020 air traffic to be down 66% compared to 2019, due to the impact of Covid-19.

IATA’s 2020 Annual General Meeting in November to be Virtual

IATA's 2020 Annual General Meeting will take place on November 24, as a virtual event, hosted by KLM Royal Dutch Airlines.

IATA Wants Covid-19 Testing Before Boarding

IATA is requesting that all passengers be tested for Covid-19 before flying, in efforts to reignite air travel and address the issue of varying quarantine measures.

Safe Covid-19 Vaccine Transport will be ‘Mission of the Century’ for Air Cargo Industry

Safely delivering Covid-19 vaccines will be the mission of the century for the global air cargo industry, according to the International Air Transport Association (IATA).

IATA: Air Passenger Demand Plunges in July

Air passenger demand, measured in revenue passenger kilometers, dropped by 79.8% in July compared to the same month in 2019, IATA said.

IATA Tells Passengers Masks Save Lives

IATA is asking air travelers to be responsible and wear masks at all times during travel to ensure the safety of passengers and crew.

IATA Releases Health Checklist to Help Airlines with Covid-19 Guidance

IATA has released an airline self-assessment health checklist to help airlines comply with Covid-19 guidance.

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).

Covid-19 Fears of Travelers – Survey

The public's willingness to travel is being tempered by concerns over the risks of catching the coronavirus during air travel, according to a survey by IATA.

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.

Airline Losses in 2020 Expected to Top $84 Billion

Referring to 2020 as "the worst year in the history of aviation", IATA expects the airline industry to lose $84.3 billion due to the Covid-19 crisis.

Protocols for Airports and Airlines post-Covid-19 by WTTC

The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) has released suggested protocols for airports and airlines to restart in the post Covid-19 world.

Survey: Travelers Say No to Quarantine Measures on Arrival

Post-Covid-19 quarantine measures on arrival would further damage confidence in air travel, according to a survey by IATA.