Finnair latest to join IATA Travel Pass trials

July 21, 2021 0

Finnair has started trials of IATA Travel Pass on its Heathrow to Helsinki route. The trial is taking place until August 11th on flights in both directions between London and the Finnish capital. It becomes […]

IATA urges global government to adopt WHO travel rules

July 15, 2021 0

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has called on states to follow new guidance on travel from the World Health Organisation (WHO). The guidance recommends a “risk-based approach” to implementing measures related to Covid-19 and […]

IATA warns testing costs may deter travellers

May 5, 2021 0

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has called on governments to ensure that high costs for Covid-19 testing do not put travel out of reach for individuals and families. To facilitate an efficient restart of […]

IATA: Aviation sector continues to deteriorate

April 8, 2021 0

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has found that passenger traffic fell in February, both compared to pre-Covid-19 levels in February 2019, and to the immediate month prior, January this year. Because comparisons between 2021 […]

IATA: Aviation is moving from bad to worse

March 3, 2021 0

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has announced that passenger traffic fell in January 2021. The figures are down both compared to pre-Covid levels, January 2019, and compared to the immediate month prior, December 2020. […]

IATA: 2020 worst year in history of aviation

February 4, 2021 0

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has announced full-year global passenger traffic results for 2020 showing that demand (revenue passenger kilometres) fell by 66 per cent compared to the full year of 2019. This is […]

IATA calls for EU-wide Covid-19 vaccination certificate

January 20, 2021 0

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has urged all branches of the European Union to support an initiative from Greek prime minister, Kyriakos Mitsotakis, to agree a common digital European Covid-19 vaccination certificate. It is […]

Slow aviation recovery comes to a standstill

January 8, 2021 0

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has announced that the slow recovery in passenger demand came to a halt in November. A moderate return had been slowing in place since the summer travel season in […]

IATA AGM: de Juniac departs director general role

November 24, 2020 0

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has announced that Alexandre de Juniac, the current director general,  will step down from his role on March 31st. de Juniac made known his intention to step down from […]

IATA data reveals slowdown in aviation recovery

November 5, 2020 0

Figures from the International Air Transport Association have confirmed that passenger demand in September remained highly depressed. Total demand (measured in revenue passenger kilometres or RPKs) was 73 per cent below September 2019 levels. This […]

IATA warns governments must help or airlines will fail

October 28, 2020 0

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has presented new analysis showing that the airline industry cannot slash costs sufficiently to neutralise the severe cash burn caused by Covid-19. As a result, the sector is unlikely […]

IATA joins with ACI for latest aviation appeal

October 14, 2020 0

Airports Council International (ACI) World and the International Air Transport Association (IATA) have reinforced an urgent call for governments to use testing as a means to safely re-open borders and re-establish global connectivity. The organisations […]

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