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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.

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 Backs EU Digital Covid Certificate as Global Standard

The EU Digital Covid Certificate could serve as a global standard for nations looking to implement digital vaccination certificates, according to IATA.

IATA: Covid-19 Devastates Global Air Transport in 2020

The Covid-19 pandemic hit global air transport hardest in 2020 with the international airline industry describing it as the worst year on record.

Covid-19: England Opens to Fully Vaccinated Travelers from EU and US

From August 2, passengers who have been fully vaccinated in the EU and the US will not have to quarantine when entering England from amber list countries.

IATA: June Shows No Recovery for International Air Travel

The situation for international travel was nowhere it should have been in June, according to the International Air Transport Association (IATA).

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”.

IATA Warns Governments on High Cost of Covid-19 Testing

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has called on governments to take action to address the high cost of Covid-19 tests in many jurisdictions.

Air Travel: Most Passengers Support Mask-wearing, Says Survey

Most air travelers are confident about the safety of air travel and support mask-wearing in the near-term, according to a survey conducted by the International Air Transport Association (IATA).

Nominations Open for 2021 IATA Diversity and Inclusion Awards

IATA is inviting nominations for its 2021 Diversity and Inclusion Awards, which recognize the efforts to promote a more diverse and inclusive aviation industry.

Covid-19: IATA Calls on States to Follow WHO Guidance on Cross-border Travel

IATA is calling for states to follow new World Health Organization (WHO) guidance on travel that recommends a “risk-based approach” to implementing measures related to Covid-19 and international travel.