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ICAO: Guidance on Covid-19 Risk Management for International Air Travel

ICAO has issued guidance for countries on risk management and the introduction of Covid-19 related national air travel rules.

ICAO and WHO Strengthen Public Health Emergency Partnership for International Travel

ICAO and WHO have heightened their public health emergency partnership for international travel, both in the context of the Covid-19 pandemic and other potential emergencies.

ICAO Members Set Goal for Decarbonized Air Transport by 2050

ICAO, the UN body overseeing the global civil air transport sector, succeeded in setting net-zero CO2 emissions by 2050 as the worldwide climate goal for aviation.

ICAO: Global Air Traffic Recovery Fast Approaching Pre-pandemic Levels

Air transport seat capacity and passenger totals globally have reached an estimated 80 percent of pre-pandemic levels, according to the latest analysis of the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO).

ICAO Safety Report: 9.8% Decrease in Global Accident Rate in 2021

The International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) has released its 2022 Safety Report, which reveals a 9.8% decrease in the global accident rate for last year against 2020.

‘Toulouse Declaration’ Paves Way for Aviation Decarbonization

Thirty-five countries in Europe have signed the ‘Toulouse Declaration’, the first-ever public-private initiative supporting aviation’s decarbonization goals.

UN Aviation Agency ICAO Releases Global Health Certificate Database 

The UN aviation agency ICAO has created a new system that aims to ensure the validity of health certificates, including those for Covid-19, used for travel.

ICAO: Int’l Air Passenger Traffic Grows in 2021 But Still Below 2019 Levels

Although global air passenger traffic last year rose from a 60% drop seen in 2020, it still remains below pre-Covid levels, according to ICAO.

IATA Calls on Governments to Follow WHO Advice, Revoke Travel Bans

IATA is calling on governments to follow the World Health Organization's advice and rescind travel bans introduced in response to the Omicron variant of the coronavirus.

EU Decides to Cut Off Airline Links with Belarus

Dozens of airlines have decided to stop serving Minsk, after EU leaders said they would be imposing sanctions on Belarus over the forced landing of Ryanair flight FR 4978 out of Athens on Sunday.

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.

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.

ICAO Updates ‘Take-off’ Guidelines for Aviation’s Recovery from Covid-19

ICAO has updated its ‘Take-off’ guidelines, which aim to restore air connectivity and give travelers the confidence they need to fly again in Covid-19 times.

IATA Tells Passengers Masks Save Lives

IATA is asking air travelers to be responsible and wear masks at all times during travel to ensure the safety of passengers and crew.

IATA Releases Health Checklist to Help Airlines with Covid-19 Guidance

IATA has released an airline self-assessment health checklist to help airlines comply with Covid-19 guidance.

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.

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.

Covid-19: Potentially 1.2 Billion Less International Air Travelers by September 2020

International air passenger totals could drop by as many as 1.2 billion travelers by September 2020 due to the Covid-19 pandemic, according to the UN’s civil aviation agency ICAO.

Zela Aviation and MIAT Mongolian Airlines Renew GSA Partnership

Cyprus-based Zela Aviation and MIAT Mongolian Airlines have renewed their GSA (General Sales Agent) partnership for the fifth consecutive year.

GACS 2017: Aviation Professionals to Gather in Athens for ICAO’s Second Symposium

Aviation professionals will gather in Athens, during October 11-13, to exchange views and discuss challenges related to their fields at the Second Global Aviation Cooperation Symposium (GACS 2).
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