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IATA Urges Support for Greek Proposal on Common EU Covid-19 Vaccination Certificate

IATA is urging the EU to support Greece's proposal to agree on a common digital European Covid-19 vaccination certificate that would facilitate travel.

Covid-19: Airlines Begin to Try IATA Travel Pass

Emirates and Etihad Airways are among the first airlines in the world to trial the IATA Travel Pass, a digital platform for Covid-19 testing and vaccine information.

UK Suspends Travel Corridors, Makes 10-day Quarantine Mandatory for All

All international arrivals to the UK must now take a pre-departure Covid-19 test and self-isolate for 10 days.

IATA, WTTC Welcome Pre-departure Covid-19 Testing Travel Rule of US and UK

IATA and the WTTC have welcomed the US and UK rule on pre-departure testing as a major step towards the return of international travel and reopening markets without quarantine.

IATA Calls for Testing, Prepares to Rollout Travel Pass App

IATA is calling for the opening of borders with Covid-19 testing or vaccinations while preparing for the full rollout of its "Travel Pass" app.

IATA: Passenger Demand Recovery Grinds to a Halt in November 2020

Τhe recovery in passenger demand came to a halt in November 2020, as governments responded to new Covid-19 outbreaks with severe travel restrictions, IATA said.

Henley Index: Greek Passport Among World’s Most Powerful

The Greek passport is among the strongest in the world ranking eighth on the 2021 Henley Passport Index, with its holders enjoying visa-free access to 184 countries.

Brexit Not to Cause Much Trouble to Passengers Traveling Between UK and EU

Passengers are not expected to notice significant impediment to their travel between the UK and EU after December 31, 2020, according to the International Air Transport Association (IATA).

Covid-19: Singapore Airlines First to Trial IATA Travel Pass Framework

Singapore Airlines has started trials on a new digital health verification process, which is the first in the world to be based on the Travel Pass framework of IATA.

Airlines, Airports Call on EU to Align with Sector’s Slot Use Proposals

Europe’s airlines and airports are highly concerned by the European Commission’s proposal to amend the airport slot regulation.

IATA: Greece Sets Example in Aviation Support

IATA has identified a measure Greece took to support aviation in Covid-19 times, as a successful example of stimulating passenger growth.

Covid-19 Impact on Air Transport to be Worse in Europe

Europe in 2021 is expected to be the worst-hit in terms of airline losses (-$11.9 billion) due to the impacts of Covid-19 on air transport.

Travel and Aviation Bodies Call for Quarantine-free Journeys

In view of the holiday season, global travel and aviation bodies are calling on EU governments to lift quarantine measures and restore travel.

IATA: Air Cargo Demand Improving at a Slower Pace

Air cargo demand continued to improve in October but at a slower pace compared to the previous month, according to the International Air Transport Association (IATA).

Covid-19: New Guidelines by EASA/ECDC Reject Quarantine of Air Travelers

EU agencies EASA and ECDC have released guidelines to support a coordinated approach to reduce risks related to the movement of travelers in the Covid-19 era.

IATA Calls on Governments to Support Sustainable Aviation Fuel

IATA is calling on governments worldwide to support the development of Sustainable Aviation Fuel as a critical step to cut net emissions.

Aviation Bodies: Flexible Slot Use a Must for Air Transport Recovery

Global aviation organizations are calling on regulators worldwide to adopt more flexible slot rules and preserve air transport connectivity.

Airlines: Covid-19 Crisis to Continue into 2021, Losses Expected to Reach $157 Billion

Deep losses for the airline industry will continue into 2021 due to the impact of Covid-19, says the International Air Transport Association (IATA).

IATA Announces Leadership Changes

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has announced leadership changes approved by its 76th Annual General Meeting.

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.