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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.

Italy to Activate ‘Covid-tested’ Safe Air Corridor for Flights from US

Fiumicino in Rome, Italy, will be the first airport in Europe to activate “Covid-tested” safe air corridors, on flights coming from the United States, excluding quarantine for passengers.

Global Airline Alliances Call for Covid-19 Testing, Digital ‘Health Pass’ to Re-open Borders

The three global airline alliances - oneworld, SkyTeam and Star Alliance - are calling on international governments to act quickly to adopt testing protocols and digital "health pass" technology to re-open borders.

Common EU Digital PLF to Launch for Safe Travel in Europe

The European Commission is preparing to launch a common EU digital Passenger Locator Form (PLF) as one of its measures to facilitate safe travel in the post-Covid-19 era.

Study: Masks on Planes Make Covid-19 Risk ‘Virtually Nonexistent’

The possibility of contracting Covid-19 on board an airplane is “virtually non-existent” when passengers wear masks, according to a recent study.

Covid-19 Transmission Risk on Airplanes is 1 in 27 Million, Says Research

Flight-related transmission of the Covid-19 virus is 1 in 27 Million, according to research by the International Air Transport Association (IATA).

Ryanair to Cut October Capacity by Another 20% Due to Travel Restrictions, Policies

Ryanair will cut its October capacity by a further 20%, due to damage caused to forward bookings by continuous changes in EU government Covid-19 travel restrictions.

IATA: Massive Covid-19 Toll on Greek Economy

The Covid-19 health crisis is forecast at leading to a 52 percent decline in the number of passengers to Greece this year, according to IATA.

Passengers will Not Return to the Skies Immediately after Covid-19, Says IATA

Economic and safety concerns will delay the return of passengers to air travel after the Covid-19 pandemic, the International Air Transport Association (IATA) says.
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