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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: Mehmet Tevfik Nane Assumes Duties as Board of Governors Chair

Pegasus Airlines Vice Chairperson Mehmet Tevfik Nane has assumed his duties as Chair of the IATA Board of Governors for a one-year term.

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.

IATA to Focus on Building a Sustainable Future for Ground Operations at 34th Conference

Building a sustainable future for ground operations will be the theme of IATA’s 34th Ground Handling Conference that will take place in Paris, France, during May 31-June 2.

IATA: European Airlines’ Capacity Up by 174.8% in February

Air travel in European countries recorded growth in February 2022, despite Covid-19 disruptions, according to the International Air Transport Association (IATA).

IATA 78th Annual General Meeting to Take Place in Doha

The 78th Annual General Meeting of the International Air Transport Association (IATA) will take place in Doha, Qatar, during June 19-21.

Bookings for Travel to Europe Sluggish Due to Russia-Ukraine War

Holiday bookings are slowing down across all markets due to the insecurity created by Russia’s war on Ukraine affecting the positive outlook for travel this season, according to ECTAA.

Covid-19: IATA Sees Progress in Opening the World to Travel

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) sees increasing momentum towards the reopening of borders and the relaxation of travel restrictions, as Covid-19 moves into the endemic phase.

IATA, ACI Europe Call on Greece to Lift Health-related Travel Restrictions

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) and ACI Europe are urging Greece to take further steps and lift all health-related travel restrictions ahead of the summer season.

Global Air Travel Industry Wants End to Covid-19 Controls

Airlines and airports are calling for all remaining COVID restrictions applying to intra-EU and Schengen area travel to be dropped.

IATA Opens Nominations for 2022 Diversity & Inclusion Awards

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has announced the opening of the nomination period for the 2022 IATA Diversity and Inclusion Awards.

IATA: Europe Air Passenger Traffic to Fully Recover in 2024

Total passenger numbers to and from Europe are expected to reach 86 percent of pre-Covid 2019 levels in 2022, before making a full recovery in 2024, says IATA.

Airports and Airlines Urge Countries to Follow EU Advice and Drop COVID Travel Restrictions

ACI EUROPE and IATA are urging member states to follow the EU Council’s recent recommendation for external travellers entering the European Union.

IATA: Ticket Sales Rise as Countries Do Away with Covid Controls

Confidence in travel is growing stronger as countries begin to lift Covid-19 restrictions but more needs to be done to restore full connectivity, says IATA.