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Covid-19 Fears of Travelers – Survey

The public's willingness to travel is being tempered by concerns over the risks of catching the coronavirus during air travel, according to a survey by IATA.

Covid-19: IATA Promotes Alternatives to Avoid Traveler Quarantines

IATA is proposing alternatives that can reduce the risk of importing Covid-19 infections via travel, without imposing quarantine measures on arriving travelers.

IATA Launches Aviation Security Intelligence Portal

IATA has launched the Security Risk Intelligence Portal (SRIP) — an incident reporting tool to help airlines mitigate and manage security risks.

IATA Releases Criteria for Covid-19 Testing in the Air Travel Process

Should governments choose to introduce Covid-19 testing for travelers arriving from countries considered as high risk, testing must deliver results fast, be able to be conducted at scale, and operate to very high rates of accuracy, says IATA.

IATA Introduces Covid-19 Travel Restrictions Map

IATA has introduced an online interactive world map with accurate information on post-Covid-19 entry requirements for travelers.

Airline Losses in 2020 Expected to Top $84 Billion

Referring to 2020 as "the worst year in the history of aviation", IATA expects the airline industry to lose $84.3 billion due to the Covid-19 crisis.

ICAO Releases Covid-19 Guidelines for Aviation Restart

IATA is urging governments to quickly implement ICAO’s global guidelines in order to restore air connectivity and give travelers and crew the confidence they need to fly again.

Cosmorama Puts Safety First for post-Covid-19 Travel

Greek tourism agency Cosmorama is ready to offer travelers a series of vacation packages that have been carefully planned with safety in mind, for travel during the post-COVID-19 period.

Protocols for Airports and Airlines post-Covid-19 by WTTC

The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) has released suggested protocols for airports and airlines to restart in the post Covid-19 world.

IATA Releases Biosecurity Roadmap for Restart of Passenger Flights

IATA has released a proposed temporary layered approach to biosecurity for restarting passenger flights amid the Covid-19 crisis.

IATA: Covid-19 Air Transport Disruption to Impact Greek Tourism

Disruption to Greece’s air transport sector, caused by the Covid-19 outbreak, is set to cost the country’s tourism sector 9.2 billion euros in losses, says IATA.

Survey: Travelers Say No to Quarantine Measures on Arrival

Post-Covid-19 quarantine measures on arrival would further damage confidence in air travel, according to a survey by IATA.

Airlines, Travel Agents Say EU Covid-19 Guidelines for Vouchers are ‘Confusing’

Europe’s airlines and travel agents said that the Commission's recommendations for travel in Covid-19 times are confusing, unclear and non-binding.

Covid-19: IATA Says No to Leaving Airlines’ Middle Seats Empty

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) says it does not support mandating Covid-19 social distancing measures that would leave the middle seats of air carriers empty.

IATA Calls for Urgent Action for Civil Aviation to Operate Safely Between States

IATA has called on regulators to take urgent action to help civil aviation operate seamlessly and safely between states during the Covid-19 pandemic.

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.

IATA Celebrates 75 Years Since Foundation

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) on Sunday, April 19, celebrated 75 years since its foundation.

US Airlines to Get $25 billion Coronavirus Payroll Bailout

Ten coronavirus-hit US airlines have tentatively agreed to a 25-billion-dollar injection to help them meet payroll needs through to September.

Covid-19 May Deliver $314bn Blow to Airline Revenues, Says IATA

Airline passenger revenues may drop by $314 billion in 2020 due to the Covid-19 crisis, according to an updated analysis by IATA.