IATA Press Releases
IATA called on Colombia's mayors to enable the restart of air transport to ensure the survival of the sector
Posted: August 4, 2020, 6:00 pm
Muhammad Albakri, Regional VP for AME to be appointed SVP for Customer, Financial & Digital Services from March 2021
Posted: August 4, 2020, 5:00 pm
IATA expressed deep concern about insurance required for international travelers entering Costa Rica.
Posted: August 2, 2020, 10:00 pm
Airlines & Airports Issue Stark Warning to European PMs on Inconsistent Approach to Travel Restrictions
Europe’s airline & airport associations wrote to Prime Ministers, Transport & Health Affairs in EU and UK on incoherent approaches to travel restrictions
Posted: July 31, 2020, 4:00 am
IATA is urging African governments to unblock financial relief and to implement ICAO's Take-Off guidance for safe aviation restart
Posted: July 29, 2020, 11:00 am
IATA called on governments in the Middle East to harmonize biosafety measures as aviation restarts and follow ICAO's Take-Off guidance.
Posted: July 28, 2020, 10:00 pm
The updated global passenger forecast for June 2020 shows that the recovery has been slower than expected
Posted: July 28, 2020, 12:00 pm
Global air freight markets in June 2020 show improvement, but at a slower pace than expected
Posted: July 27, 2020, 10:00 pm
IATA called on the Government of Romania to help air travel recover from the COVID-19 crisis by urgently providing promised financial relief to its aviation industry.
Posted: July 26, 2020, 10:00 pm
European Aviation Associations and the European Union Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) agreed to strengthen efforts to ensure a consistent and safe travel experience for passengers during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Posted: July 23, 2020, 2:00 pm
IATA has renewed its call on governments in Latin America and the Caribbean to support the air transport industry both in terms of providing financial relief and support and by facilitating the restart of services.
Posted: July 13, 2020, 8:00 am
Aviation committed to emissions reductions, IATA calling for IEA to prioritize investment in SAF
Posted: July 9, 2020, 9:00 am
IATA released public opinion research showing the willingness to travel being tempered by concerns over the risks of catching COVID-19 during air travel. The industry’s re-start plans address passenger’s main concerns.
Posted: July 7, 2020, 1:00 pm
ACI World and IATA have urged that costs related to public health measures aimed at mitigating the spread of communicable diseases should be borne by governments.
Posted: July 2, 2020, 3:00 pm
IATA urged governments in Africa and the Middle East to implement alternatives to quarantine on arrival that would allow economies to re-start while avoiding the importation of COVID-19 cases.
Posted: July 2, 2020, 9:00 am
IATA welcomes the decision by ICAO to use 2019 as a baseline for the Carbon Offsetting and Reduction Scheme for International Aviation (CORSIA)
Posted: July 1, 2020, 3:00 pm
IATA announced that passenger demand in May (measured in revenue passenger kilometers or RPKs), dropped 91.3% compared to May 2019.
Posted: July 1, 2020, 1:00 pm
Karen Clayton new General Counsel, replacing Jeff Shane who retired after 7 years.
Posted: June 30, 2020, 10:00 pm
IATA data for global air freight markets in May 2020 show slight improvement in air cargo market.
Posted: June 30, 2020, 9:00 am
IATA urged governments to avoid quarantine measures when re-opening their economies. IATA is promoting a layered approach of measures to reduce the risk.
Posted: June 24, 2020, 12:00 pm
With the gradual restarting of passenger air transport, leaders from over a dozen air transport associations in Europe issued an urgent call for EU leaders to prioritize specific decarbonization initiatives in their allocation of future COVID-19 recovery funding.
Posted: June 24, 2020, 11:00 am
IATA warned that delaying the restart of air connectivity through quarantine restrictions puts 95,300 jobs at risk in Israel, and called for financial assistance.
Posted: June 21, 2020, 8:00 am
IATA launches the Security Risk Intelligence Portal (SRIP)—an incident reporting tool to help airlines mitigate and manage security risks which includes the latest state and airport restrictions as a result of the COVID-19 crisis.
Posted: June 18, 2020, 1:00 pm
IATA revealed new research showing the impacts on European aviation and economies caused by the shutdown of air traffic due to the COVID-19 pandemic have worsened over recent weeks.
Posted: June 17, 2020, 10:00 pm
IATA, ACI and ICAO call on governments in Africa to rapidly implement ICAO’s global guidelines for restoring air connectivity.
Posted: June 17, 2020, 11:00 am
ICAO, IATA, ACI Urge Governments in the Middle East to Implement Global Guidance for the Safe Restart of Aviation
IATA, ACI and ICAO are urging Middle East governments to rapidly implement ICAO’s guidelines for restoring air connectivity.
Posted: June 16, 2020, 10:00 pm
IATA released criteria for the use of COVID-19 testing in the travel process.
Posted: June 16, 2020, 1:00 pm
IATA warned that the airline industry faced a hard winter, and called on governments around the world to continue providing relief measures as the COVID-19 crisis continues.
Posted: June 16, 2020, 1:00 pm
IATA issued an urgent call to governments in Latin America and the Caribbean to help aviation survive its worst crisis ever.
Posted: June 15, 2020, 6:00 pm
Airlines and airports issue clear message as EC calls for lifting of all intra-EU travel restrictions from 15 June.
Posted: June 12, 2020, 1:00 pm
IATA introduced a free online interactive world map to provide travelers with the latest COVID-19 entry regulations by country
Posted: June 10, 2020, 10:00 pm
IATA called on the Government of the Czech Republic to help air travel recover from the COVID-19 crisis by providing financial relief.
Posted: June 10, 2020, 1:00 pm
IATA released its financial outlook for the global air transport industry showing that airlines are expected to lose $84.3 billion in 2020.
Posted: June 9, 2020, 1:00 pm
IATA called on the government of Tunisia to provide financial relief for the aviation industry to mitigate the effects of COVID-19 on the nation’s economy.
Posted: June 3, 2020, 10:00 pm
IATA announced that demand for air services is beginning to recover after hitting bottom in April.
Posted: June 3, 2020, 1:00 pm
IATA's data for air freight markets in April 2020 show that demand dropped 27.7% vs 2019
Posted: June 1, 2020, 10:00 pm
IATA urged governments to quickly implement the ICAO global guidelines for restoring air connectivity.
Posted: June 1, 2020, 9:00 pm
IATA, AASA and BARSA are calling on the South African government to provide financial relief to aviation.
Posted: May 27, 2020, 6:00 am
IATA's analysis shows that the airline industry’s debt could rise to $550 billion by year-end.
Posted: May 26, 2020, 1:00 pm
IATA welcomes the COVID-19 Aviation Health Safety Protocol for the restart of air transport in Europe.
Posted: May 21, 2020, 12:00 am
Global coordination needed to ensure new measures are driven by data and evidence
Posted: May 20, 2020, 7:00 am
Details of IATA's proposed temporary layered approach to biosecurity for re-starting passenger flights amid the COVID-19 crisis.
Posted: May 19, 2020, 7:00 am
IATA announced a commitment by the airline CEOs on its Board of Governors to five principles for re-connecting the world by air transport.
Posted: May 19, 2020, 7:00 am
COVID-19 Crisis Continues to Devastate Air Transport in the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan: Government Support Essential
IATA estimates that revenues generated by airlines in the Jordanian market will fall by US $700 million (52%) compared to 2019
Posted: May 14, 2020, 1:00 pm
IATA released new analysis showing that the damage to air travel from COVID-19 extends into the medium-term, with long-haul / international travel being the most severely impacted
Posted: May 13, 2020, 1:00 pm
IATA and ACI EUROPE welcomed the issuance by the European Commission (EC) of a comprehensive framework aimed at coordinating the restoration of transport services and allowing European citizens to safely plan their summer holidays.
Posted: May 13, 2020, 12:00 pm
Airlines Decry Lack of Leadership and Clarity from European Commission Recommendations on Use of Travel Vouchers
A4E, AIRE, ERA, and IATA decried unclear guidelines from the EC on airlines’ use of refundable travel vouchers
Posted: May 13, 2020, 12:00 pm
IATA Calls on the Government of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia to Support Aviation in the Face of COVID-19 Crisis
IATA is calling for aviation-specific financial relief measures from the government of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia to address the severe impact of the COVID-19 crisis on the air transport sector
Posted: May 13, 2020, 9:00 am
IATA called for aviation-specific financial relief measures from the government of Nigeria to address the severe impact of the COVID-19 crisis on the air transport sector.
Posted: May 6, 2020, 10:00 pm
Five international air transport and tourism bodies have launched an appeal to international financial institutions, country development partners and international donors to support Africa’s Travel & Tourism sector
Posted: May 6, 2020, 1:00 pm