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IATA Signs Deal to Boost Travel with Covid-19 Testing

IATA has announced an agreement with Eurofins that will add 800 Covid-19 test centers across 50 countries to the IATA Travel Pass lab network.

Henley Index: Greek Passport Maintains 8th Spot Worldwide

The Greek passport remains among the strongest in the world ranking eighth on the Henley Passport Index.

Air Travel: February Showed No Indication of Recovery from Covid-19

February showed no indication of a recovery in demand for air travel as international passenger demand was down by 88.7 percent, according to IATA.

Global Tourism Crisis Committee Advances Solutions for Return of Travel

The UNWTO recently convened its Global Tourism Crisis Committee to lead the sector in harmonizing travel and health protocols and securing vital financing for businesses struggling to survive the Covid-19 crisis.

Singapore to Use IATA’s Covid-19 Travel Pass from May

Starting on May 1, passengers traveling to Singapore will be able to use the IATA Travel Pass to store their pre-departure Covid-19 PCR test results.

Willie Walsh Takes Over at IATA

Willie Walsh has officially taken on the role of Director General of the International Air Transport Association (IATA). He succeeds Alexandre de Juniac.

Protecting Tourists a Priority for Over 100 Governments

More than 100 countries, alongside international organizations and leading business groups, have agreed to adopt harmonized standards for assisting tourists caught up in emergency situations.

Air Transport Sector Needs Stimulus Measures, Says IATA

IATA has called for governments to stay engaged and consider stimulus measures for the air transport sector as part of the preparations to restart international travel in the Covid-19 era.

IATA Travel Pass Successfully Trialed on First International Flight

The first traveler using the IATA Travel Pass app arrived on March 17 in London from Singapore.

Poll: Air Travelers are Gaining Confidence but Frustrated with Restrictions

Although travelers are showing confidence in returning to the skies, 84% say they will not travel if it involves quarantine, according to IATA's latest poll.

Singapore Airlines First in World to Pilot IATA’s Travel Pass App

Singapore Airlines will be the world’s first airline to pilot IATA’s Travel Pass mobile app for digital health verification.

ICAO to Celebrate Achievements of Women in Aviation

The International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) on March 8 will hold a virtual event to celebrate International Women’s Day.

IATA Getting Ready to Launch Covid-19 Travel Pass

Τhe International Air Transport Association will soon launch its IATA Travel Pass to help travelers and governments manage digital health credentials.

Air Travel Protocols and Guidelines for 2021 Must be Defined, Says CEO of AEGEAN

The necessary protocols and guidelines for air travel this year must defined to help tourism restart, according to AEGEAN CEO Dimitris Gerogiannis.

IATA: Global Airline Industry to Remain Cash Negative in 2021

Covid-19 measures will keep the global the airline industry cash negative throughout 2021, according to the International Air Transport Association (IATA).

Global Tourism and Aviation Bodies Turn to UK PM to Restore Travel

International tourism and aviation bodies are urging Prime Minister Boris Johnson to include the restart of travel in the UK's recovery plans, due to be outlined on February 22.

IATA’s Chief Economist Brian Pearce to Retire

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has announced that its chief economist, Brian Pearce, will retire from the organization in July.

IATA: Free Training to Former Cabin Crew Transitioning into Job Market

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) is organizing an online training course to help laid-off airline cabin crew members re-enter the job market.

Panama First Country to Trial IATA Travel Pass

Panama is the first government to participate in a trial of IATA Travel Pass, a mobile app for Covid-19 testing and vaccine information.

IATA: 2020 Worst Year in History for Air Travel Demand

IATA's global passenger traffic results for 2020 show that last year “was a catastrophe for demand” due to the Covid-19 pandemic.