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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: 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.

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.

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.

IATA Appoints Frederic Leger as SVP for Commercial Products and Services

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has appointed Frederic Leger as its Senior Vice President (SVP) for Commercial Products and Services.

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.

IATA Appoints Marie Owens Thomsen as Chief Economist

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has appointed Marie Owens Thomsen as its new Chief Economist.

IATA Sees Moderate Rebound in September Passenger Demand

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) recently announced a moderate rebound in air travel in September 2021 compared to August’s performance.

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.

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.

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.

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: 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.

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”.
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