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IATA: Diverse Types of Airlines Can Boost Connectivity in Europe

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) is urging EU governments and regulators to introduce policies that promote greater air connectivity.

Air Transport is Critical to European Business Success, Says Survey

Air transport is critical to the success and competitiveness of the vast majority of European business leaders, according to a survey released by IATA.

IATA: Global Air Travel Demand Robust in September

Strong demand for air travel in September kept the sector’s recovery on track with global traffic at 73.8% of September 2019 levels, according to the International Air Transport Association (IATA).

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.

Europe’s Airports Call for Return to 80-20 Slot Use Rule for Airlines

ACI Europe is calling for the reinstatement of standard airport slot rules which would see airlines operating at least 80% of every planned slot sequence this winter.

Air Travel Continues Recovery Trend in July, Some Markets Approach pre-COVID Levels

The performance of airlines in July continued to be strong with some markets approaching pre-COVID levels, according to IATA.

IATA 2022 World Financial Symposium to Focus on Reshaping Airline Resilience Post-COVID

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has announced that its 2022 World Financial Symposium (WFS) will focus on reshaping airline resilience.

IATA: Global Air Travel Making Strong Recovery Despite Disruption

Global air travel was back on track in June reaching 70.8% of pre-Covid-19 levels and driven by strong passenger demand despite the challenging times for the sector.

IATA Warns of More Passenger Disruption if Airline Slot Rules Resume

IATA has expressed concern that a “premature return” to pre-pandemic slot use rules for airlines in the EU this winter risks continuing disruption to passengers.

IATA: Completely Removing All Covid-19 Restrictions is the Way Forward

People need to travel and when governments remove Covid-19 restrictions, they do, according to the International Air Transport Association (IATA).

IATA: Airlines Gaining Lost Ground as Tourism Picks Up Pace

IATA revised upward its outlook for the industry’s 2022 financial performance adding however that key challenges ahead will include soaring fuel prices.

IATA: Travel Demand Strong but Covid-19 Curbs Still Delaying Recovery 

Strong desire for travel is boosting air travel, but poor management of Covid-19 is still impacting the sector’s recovery, according to IATA.

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.