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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.

IATA Sees Domestic Air Travel Demand Improving

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) is seeing an improvement in domestic air travel demand while international passenger travel continues to be stalled due to restrictions.

Greece Not on England’s ‘Green’ Travel List

Greece is not on England’s announced ‘green’ travel list, meaning that restrictions will apply to people returning from the country.

Airlines Warn High Cost of Covid-19 Testing Could Delay Tourism Recovery

The high cost of Covid-19 testing requirements could thwart the tourism industry’s recovery, according to the International Air Transport Association (IATA).

Airlines Urge Countries to Apply WHO Covid-19 Travel Management Proposals

The global airlines industry is calling on governments to comply with Covid-19 recommendations on international travel from the World Health Organization (WHO).

IATA Expects Net Airline Industry Losses of $47.7bn in 2021

IATA expects net airline industry losses of $47.7 billion in 2021 and says immediate priorities are restart plans, employment support and cost reduction.

IATA Signs Deal to Boost Travel with Covid-19 Testing

IATA has announced an agreement with Eurofins that will add 800 Covid-19 test centers across 50 countries to the IATA Travel Pass lab network.

Air Travel: February Showed No Indication of Recovery from Covid-19

February showed no indication of a recovery in demand for air travel as international passenger demand was down by 88.7 percent, according to IATA.

Singapore to Use IATA’s Covid-19 Travel Pass from May

Starting on May 1, passengers traveling to Singapore will be able to use the IATA Travel Pass to store their pre-departure Covid-19 PCR test results.

Willie Walsh Takes Over at IATA

Willie Walsh has officially taken on the role of Director General of the International Air Transport Association (IATA). He succeeds Alexandre de Juniac.

IATA Calls for Testing, Prepares to Rollout Travel Pass App

IATA is calling for the opening of borders with Covid-19 testing or vaccinations while preparing for the full rollout of its "Travel Pass" app.

IATA Announces Leadership Changes

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has announced leadership changes approved by its 76th Annual General Meeting.

IATA’s Alexandre de Juniac to Step Down

IATA has announced that Alexandre de Juniac will step down from his role as Director General and CEO, effective March 31, 2021.

Iberia Owner IAG Buys Air Europa for €1 Billion

IAG, parent company of Iberia and British Airways, has announced the acquisition of Spanish airline Air Europa for 1 billion euros.

Qatar Airways and British Airways Strengthen Ties with Joint Business Agreement

Qatar Airways and British Airways’ parent company, International Airlines Group (IAG), recently announced a joint business agreement that will benefit customers by offering a wider choice of flights, an enhanced network, greater choice of fares and superior benefits for members...
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