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.
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.
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.
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 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 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.
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.
Rapid and affordable antigen tests that can be administered by non-medical staff are expected to become available in the “coming weeks” and should be rolled out under globally agreed standards, IATA’s CEO Alexandre de Juniac reiterated.
Global airlines called on Tuesday for airport Covid-19 tests for all departing international passengers to replace the quarantines they blame for exacerbating the travel slump.
The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has launched IATA ONE Source, an online platform, which helps the air cargo industry match shipping needs with the availability of infrastructure capabilities ...
The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has called on governments to work together to urgently find ways to re-establish global connectivity by re-opening borders ...
All travellers must wear face covering during their journey for the safety of all passengers and crew during Covid-19, the International Air Transport Association (IATA) has said.