Progressive reopening of Asian markets boosting traffic through GCC hubs: IATA

Progressive reopening of Asian markets boosting traffic through GCC hubs: IATA

The progressive reopening of Asian markets is boosting traffic through GCC hubs such as Doha and Dubai, IATA’s latest data reveal.

Air industry recovery gathering pace despite uncertainty: IATA

Air industry recovery gathering pace despite uncertainty: IATA

Air passengers are expected to hit 83 percent of pre-pandemic levels this year and the aviation industry's return to profit is "within reach" in 2023 despite ongoing uncertainty, the International Air Transport Association said on Monday.

IATA meet, World Air Transport Summit kick off Sunday in Doha

IATA meet, World Air Transport Summit kick off Sunday in Doha

The top leadership of the aviation sector from around the world will gather in Doha from Sunday for the International Air Transport Association IATA's 78th Annual General Meeting (AGM) and the World Air Transport Summit (WATS).

 Qatar Airways to host IATA’s 78th AGM in Doha in June

Qatar Airways to host IATA’s 78th AGM in Doha in June

The International Air Transport Association's (IATA) 78th annual general meeting (AGM) and World Air Transport Summit will take place in Doha on June 19-21, 2022, hosted by Qatar Airways.

Qatar Airways plays key role providing lifeline to many during Covid-19 pandemic: IATA chief

Qatar Airways plays key role providing lifeline to many during Covid-19 pandemic: IATA chief

Qatar Airways played a key role providing lifeline to many during the pandemic, delivering vaccines, PPE, medical equipment and even e-commerce, according to IATA director general Willie Walsh.

Qatar Airways to try out IATA Travel Pass

Qatar Airways to try out IATA Travel Pass

Qatar Airways is aiming to become the first airline in the Middle East to begin trialling the innovative new IATA Travel Pass ‘Digital Passport’ mobile app, in partnership with the International Air Transport Association (IATA), from March.

IATA welcomes reopening of Qatar airspace by Saudi, allies

IATA welcomes reopening of Qatar airspace by Saudi, allies

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has welcomed the signing of the "solidarity and stability" agreement that will see Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, the UAE and Egypt open their air, land and sea borders with Qatar.

IATA develops mobile apps for Covid-era travel to help reopen borders safely

IATA develops mobile apps for Covid-era travel to help reopen borders safely

Global aviation body IATA is developing a set of mobile apps to help passengers navigate Covid-19 travel restrictions and securely share test and vaccine certificates with airlines and governments.

Mideast carriers' demand drop eases to 90.2% in September: IATA

Mideast carriers' demand drop eases to 90.2% in September: IATA

The Middle East’s carriers had a slight relief in September as their passenger traffic recorded lower decline of 90.2% compared with 92.3% demand drop in August, according to the International Air Transport Association (IATA).

Qatar Airways partners with IATA, ClimateCare to launch carbon offset programme

Qatar Airways partners with IATA, ClimateCare to launch carbon offset programme

Qatar Airways has officially launched its carbon offset programme. The airline’s passengers now have the opportunity to voluntarily offset the carbon emissions associated with their journey at the point of booking.

IATA downgrades Middle East 2020 traffic forecast; sees only 60mn travellers this year

IATA downgrades Middle East 2020 traffic forecast; sees only 60mn travellers this year

IATA downgraded its traffic forecast for the Middle East for 2020 and said it expected to see only 60mn travellers in the region this year compared to 203mn in 2019.

Systematic pre-departure Covid-19 testing helps restore air connectivity

Systematic pre-departure Covid-19 testing helps restore air connectivity

Re-establishing global air connectivity is essential to kick-start the global economy, which is currently under lockdown because of the impact of Covid-19.