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EU Extends Slot Relief Rules for Airlines Until October 2022

The European Commission adopted an extension to the airport slot relief rules of the 2022 summer scheduling season, running from March 28 until October 29.

IATA Calls on Governments to Follow WHO Advice, Revoke Travel Bans

IATA is calling on governments to follow the World Health Organization's advice and rescind travel bans introduced in response to the Omicron variant of the coronavirus.

IATA Releases Blueprint for Safe Return of International Travel

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has released a blueprint with simple, predictable and practical measures needed to facilitate the safe and efficient return of international travel.

IATA Appoints Marie Owens Thomsen as Chief Economist

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has appointed Marie Owens Thomsen as its new Chief Economist.

Survey: Air Passengers Want to Use Biometrics to Speed up Processes at Airports

Air passengers want to use biometric identification to speed up travel processes, says a survey by the International Air Transport Association (IATA).

CLIA Appoints Marie-Caroline Laurent as Director General for Europe

The Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) has appointed Marie-Caroline Laurent as Director General for Europe.

US will Lift Travel Ban for Vaccinated EU, UK Citizens on November 8

The United States will open to foreign nationals that are fully vaccinated, including from the UK and Europe, from November 8.

ACI World Rebukes IATA for Claiming Airport Charges are Too High

ACI Europe said IATA claims about “outrageous” charges to the tune of 2.3 billion dollars are “out of context” and create a distorted picture of the truth.

US-Europe Air Travel Reopening Announcement Brings Surge in Bookings

The news that Covid-19 vaccinated European travellers will be able to fly to the US again from November has brought a strong surge in ticket sales.

Air Travel Industry Calls for Simpler Border Measures

Air industry executives are calling on governments to simplify measures used to manage the risk of Covid-19.

Greece Moves up ‘World’s Most Powerful Passport’ Ranking

The Greek passport has moved up one place, ranking seventh on the Henley Passport Index 2021, offering its holders visa-free access to 185 countries.

Six More Airlines Implement IATA Travel Pass

Etihad Airways, Jazeera Airways, Jetstar, Qantas, Qatar Airways and Royal Jordanian, will implement IATA Travel Pass in a phased rollout across the airlines’ networks.

IATA: Airline Losses Reduce but Covid Challenges Continue

While serious issues remain for airlines, the path to recovery is coming into view, according to the International Air Transport Association (IATA).

United States to Open Air Travel for the Fully Vaccinated from the EU

The Biden administration will allow fully vaccinated travelers from the EU, the UK and other countries to enter the United States from early November.

Η Mega Airlines Studies σας καλεί να γίνετε οι επόμενοι επαγγελματίες του τουρισμού

Η σχολική χρονιά ξεκίνησε και η Mega Airlines Studies, με 22 χρόνια εμπειρίας στο χώρο της τουριστικής εκπαίδευσης, καλωσορίζει τους νέους σπουδαστές.

July International Passenger Traffic Sees Boost, but Well Below pre-Covid Levels

Both international and domestic travel demand showed significant momentum in July 2021 compared to June, but demand remained far below pre-Covid levels.

IATA Calls for EU States to Sort ‘Mess’ of Confusing Covid-19 Travel Rules

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) is warning that free movement within Europe is being compromised by the failure of EU member states to harmonize Covid-19 entry regulations.

EU Advises Covid-19 Travel Restrictions on Visitors from the United States and Israel

The European Council removed the United States and Israel from its list of safe third countries for non-essential travel into the EU.

IATA Travel Pass Now Accepts EU, UK Covid-19 Certificates

IATA announced that users of its digital Travel Pass could now upload EU and UK Covid-19 vaccination data to the a mobile app.

IATA Slams EU’s Slot Decision, Says it’s ‘Out Of Touch With Reality’

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has branded the European Commission’s decision to set the 2022 winter slot use threshold at 50% as “out of touch with reality”.