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IATA: Diverse Types of Airlines Can Boost Connectivity in Europe

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) is urging EU governments and regulators to introduce policies that promote greater air connectivity.

Air Transport is Critical to European Business Success, Says Survey

Air transport is critical to the success and competitiveness of the vast majority of European business leaders, according to a survey released by IATA.

IATA: Global Air Travel Demand Robust in September

Strong demand for air travel in September kept the sector’s recovery on track with global traffic at 73.8% of September 2019 levels, according to the International Air Transport Association (IATA).

IATA: Passengers Want Convenience in Travel Post-Covid

After two years of Covid-19 measures, travelers want simplicity and convenience during travel, says the International Air Transport Association (IATA).

ICAO Members Set Goal for Decarbonized Air Transport by 2050

ICAO, the UN body overseeing the global civil air transport sector, succeeded in setting net-zero CO2 emissions by 2050 as the worldwide climate goal for aviation.

EU Lawmakers Update Airport Slot Rules for Airlines

As of October 30, airlines will have to use 75% of their planned take-off and landing slots in order to keep them the following season, EU lawmakers have decided.

IATA: Global Air Travel Recovery on Track in August

Peak travel season ends on a high note in August, announced the International Air Transport Association (IATA).

IATA Chief Expects Airplane Ticket Prices to Increase

Soaring fuel costs, sustainability requirements and poor financial condition of airline companies may inevitably lead to higher ticket fares, according to IATA Director General Willie Walsh.

Europe’s Airports Call for Return to 80-20 Slot Use Rule for Airlines

ACI Europe is calling for the reinstatement of standard airport slot rules which would see airlines operating at least 80% of every planned slot sequence this winter.

Air Travel Continues Recovery Trend in July, Some Markets Approach pre-COVID Levels

The performance of airlines in July continued to be strong with some markets approaching pre-COVID levels, according to IATA.

World’s Most Powerful Passports: Greece Ranks 8th

The Greek passport remains among the strongest in the world ranking eighth on the Henley Passport Index, offering its holders visa-free access to 185 countries.

IATA 2022 World Financial Symposium to Focus on Reshaping Airline Resilience Post-COVID

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has announced that its 2022 World Financial Symposium (WFS) will focus on reshaping airline resilience.

IATA: Global Air Travel Making Strong Recovery Despite Disruption

Global air travel was back on track in June reaching 70.8% of pre-Covid-19 levels and driven by strong passenger demand despite the challenging times for the sector.

IATA Joins Forces with HSI for Pet-friendly Passage by Air in Times of Crisis

Animal protection organisation HSI has collaborated with the International Air Transport Association (IATA) to facilitate the safe passage of pet cats and dogs in times of crisis who are evacuating or taking refuge with their owners.

IATA Warns of More Passenger Disruption if Airline Slot Rules Resume

IATA has expressed concern that a “premature return” to pre-pandemic slot use rules for airlines in the EU this winter risks continuing disruption to passengers.

IATA: Completely Removing All Covid-19 Restrictions is the Way Forward

People need to travel and when governments remove Covid-19 restrictions, they do, according to the International Air Transport Association (IATA).

Ask2Travel and Argo Travel Group Launch Strategic Partnership

Ask2Travel has entered into a strategic partnership with Argo Travel Group, with the aim to further develop its sales network in Thessaloniki, northern Greece.

IATA: Airlines Gaining Lost Ground as Tourism Picks Up Pace

IATA revised upward its outlook for the industry’s 2022 financial performance adding however that key challenges ahead will include soaring fuel prices.

IATA: Travel Demand Strong but Covid-19 Curbs Still Delaying Recovery 

Strong desire for travel is boosting air travel, but poor management of Covid-19 is still impacting the sector’s recovery, according to IATA.

IATA Warns of Airport Delays Due to Pent-up Demand for Air Travel

With Covid-19 travel restrictions being removed in most places, IATA is calling on governments to have plans in place to meet expected demand this summer.