IATA – International Air Transport Association

IATA Annual General Meeting calls for reopening borders with testing and without quarantine

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) 76th Annual General Meeting (AGM) unanimously resolved to urgently call on governments to re-open borders to…

Former IAG boss Willie Walsh will become the CEO of IATA in March 2021, replacing Alexandre de Juniac

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced that Alexandre de Juniac, Director General and CEO will step down from his…

IATA: Air cargo recovery continues in September

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released September data for global air freight markets showing that air cargo demand, while…

IATA: September offers no relief to passenger downturn

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced that passenger demand in September remained highly depressed. Total demand (measured in revenue…

Belgian travel and aviation sector call for introduction of antigen testing for travellers at airports

ABTO, Air Belgium, A4E, BAR Belgium, BATA, BATM, Belgian Travel Organisation, Brussels Airport   Company, Brussels Hotels Association, Brussels South Charleroi…

Looming cash crisis threatens airlines, which together are bleeding $300,000 per minute according to IATA

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) warned that the airline industry will burn through $77 billion in cash during the…

Pressure intensifies to drop quarantines in favour of EU-wide passenger testing protocol

Aviation bodies set out a common framework for pre-departure testing to re-establish freedom of movement in Europe and reunite families…

IATA: Traffic forecast downgrade after dismal Summer

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) downgraded its traffic forecast for 2020 to reflect a weaker-than-expected recovery, as evidenced by…

IATA: Insufficient capacity dampens air cargo in August

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released data for global air freight markets in August showing that improvement remains slow…

IATA calls for systematic COVID-19 testing before departure

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) called for the development and deployment of rapid, accurate, affordable, easy-to-operate, scalable and systematic…

8,000 Boeing 747s needed to deliver Covid-19 vaccine doses globally

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) urged governments to begin careful planning with industry stakeholders to ensure full preparedness when…

Airlines and airports agree conditions for European winter slots waiver of the “use-it-or-lose-it” rule

Severe impact of COVID-19 and continued uncertainty requires the immediate extension of the current waiver for the winter season. Airlines,…

IATA: Sluggish improvement in passenger demand continues in July

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced that passenger demand in July (measured in revenue passenger kilometres or RPKs), continued…

IATA: July air cargo demand stable, capacity remains constrained

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released data for global air freight markets in July showing air cargo demand is…

COVID-19 impact deepens in the Middle East, according to IATA

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released new data showing the impact on the Middle East aviation industry and on…

IATA: Impact of COVID-19 on African aviation and economies is worsening

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released new data indicating that the impact of COVID-19 on Africa’s aviation industry and…

European COVID-19 impacts continue to worsen as border restrictions remain, says IATA

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released an update to the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on air passenger numbers,…

European airlines and airports issue stark warning to Prime Ministers over inconsistent travel restrictions

Failure to follow science-based advice runs contrary to expert authorities and is crippling Europe’s economies. Europe’s airline and airport associations…

Airlines less hopeful of rapid recovery after Covid-19, says IATA

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released an updated global passenger forecast showing that the recovery in traffic has been…

IATA: Air cargo recovery continues in June but at a slow pace

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released data for global air freight markets in June showing improvement, but at a…

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