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.
The International Air Transport Association (IATA) urged governments to avoid quarantine measures when re-opening their economies.
The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released analysis showing that the airline industry’s global debt could rise to $550bn by the year-end.
Quarantine measures on arrival would further damage confidence in air travel, International Air Transport Association said and noted international travel cannot re-start under such conditions.
Airlines in the Middle East could lose $24bn of passenger revenue this year compared to 2019, as carriers in the region continue to be battered by the impact of Covid-19 ...