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Travel & Tourism industry news by Greek Travel Pages (gtp)

ICAO: Global Air Passenger Growth ‘Solid’ in 2018

The number of air departures across the globe increased by 38 million, with airlines transporting in 2018 a total of 4.3 billion passengers, according to the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO). 

UN Body: Aviation Handles Record 4.1bn Passengers in 2017

The aviation industry handled a record 4.1 billion passengers on scheduled air services last year, marking a 7.1 percent increase over 2016.

GACS 2017: Aviation Professionals to Gather in Athens for ICAO’s Second Symposium

Aviation professionals will gather in Athens, during October 11-13, to exchange views and discuss challenges related to their fields at the Second Global Aviation Cooperation Symposium (GACS 2).

Airbus Applauds ICAO Aircraft CO2 Emissions Standard

Leading commercial aircraft manufacturer Airbus has welcomed the CO2 emissions standard for commercial airplanes proposed by the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) Committee on Aviation Environmental Protection (CAEP) last week in Montreal, Canada.

Travel and Transport Task Force on Ebola Virus Says “No” To General Bans on Travel, Trade

The Travel and Transport Task Force stands firmly with the World Health Organization (WHO) against general bans on travel and trade, as well as restrictions that include general quarantine of travelers from Ebola-affected countries.

Global Travel Task Force Launched To Monitor Ebola Virus Disease Outbreak

The risk of transmission of Ebola virus disease (EVD) during air travel is low, according to a joint statement on travel and transport in relation to Ebola outbreak released by the World Health Organization (WHO), the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO), the World...