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IATA: Global Passenger Traffic Now at 95.6% of pre-COVID Levels

Global passenger traffic in the Northern Hemisphere this July reached 95.6% of pre-COVID levels.

Airlines to Pay for UK Flight Control Meltdown, Says IATA

The UK's National Air Traffic Services (NATS) software error causes major disruption, airlines to pay for passengers' care.

IATA: Global Air Traffic Recoups 94.2% of pre-Covid Levels

Air traffic worldwide in June showed robust growth, recouping 94.2% of pre-Covid 2019 levels, according to IATA.

IATA: May Air Traffic at 96.1% Pre-Covid 2019 Levels

Global air traffic in May came one step closer to pre-pandemic levels reaching 96.1 percent of 2019 figures for the same month.

Emirates to Host IATA’s 80th Annual General Meeting in Dubai

Emirates will host the 80th Annual General Meeting (AGM) and World Air Transport Summit of the International Air Transport Association (IATA) in Dubai in June 2024.

IATA: Sustainable Aviation Fuel Production Growing but Incentives Needed

Sustainable Aviation Fuels (SAF) production is set for growth but needs policy support to diversify sources, says IATA.

IATA Presents Roadmaps to Guide and Accelerate Net Zero Goals in Aviation

In efforts to accelerate actions that will help the aviation industry achieve net zero carbon emissions by 2050, IATA presented a set of roadmaps.

IATA Names Diversity and Inclusion Award Winners for 2023

IATA honored Poppy Khoza, Camila Turrieta and Virgin Atlantic Airways for their remarkable achievements in promoting diversity and inclusion in aviation.

IATA: Global Domestic Air Traffic Back on Track in April

Global domestic air traffic picked up pace in April achieving full recovery over April 2019 levels, according to the International Air Transport Association (IATA).

IATA: Air Travel Marks Solid Growth in March Despite Capacity Shortfall

International air travel in March and in Q1 continued its upward trend despite cancelations and delays.

IATA: Strong Growth in Air Travel Demand Continues in February

International air traffic increased by 89.7% year on year in February with all markets recording strong growth.

IATA Invites Nominations for 2023 Diversity and Inclusion Awards

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has opened nominations for its annual awards program that recognizes excellence in diversity and inclusion in the aviation value chain.

IATA: Air Travel Safer in 2022

Air travel became safer in 2022 marking a reduction in the number of fatal accidents and in the fatality risk compared to 2021, according to data by IATA.

IATA: Strong January Travel Demand Sets Stage for Busier Spring and Summer

Strong travel demand in January contributing to global post-Covid recovery.

IATA Takes Legal Action Against Dutch Government for Cap on Schiphol Flights

IATA and airlines are mounting a legal challenge to the Dutch government’s sudden decision to reduce Schiphol airport’s capacity.

Global Airline Industry Making Dynamic Comeback in 2022  

The world’s airline industry managed to cover significant lost ground in 2022, fast approaching pre-Covid 2019 levels, according to the International Air Transport Association (IATA).

IATA: November 2022 Air Traffic Reflects Strong Demand for Travel

Improved air traffic figures in November 2022 reflect a growing demand for travel with total traffic up by 41.3% compared to the same month in 2021, says IATA.

Greece to Require Passengers from China to Take Preflight Covid Test

Greece will require passengers from China to take preflight Covid test and wear masks on board flights.  

EU States Agree to Pre-Departure Covid-19 Testing for China Travelers

The EU has agreed to introduce pre-departure Covid-19 testing on all arrivals from China, following a surge of the pandemic in the Asian country.

IATA Sees a 200% Increase in Sustainable Aviation Fuel Production

IATA estimates that Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF) production will reach at least 300 million liters in 2022 — a 200% increase on 2021 production of 100 million liters.