IATA Press Releases
IATA received notification of corrective recommendation from the Korea Fair Trade Commission (KFTC) on the Passenger Sales Agency Agreement (PSAA)
Posted: October 20, 2021, 11:00 am
IATA) has started legal action in the Netherlands to prevent the application of a new Policy Rule for slot allocation
Posted: October 15, 2021, 2:00 pm
IATA outlined an agenda for the UK to restore its air transport sector to health by embracing a simpler COVID-19 testing regime.
Posted: October 13, 2021, 2:00 pm
IATA has launched a new industry certification program to improve the safe handling and transport of lithium batteries across the supply chain.
Posted: October 12, 2021, 12:00 pm
IATA urged the air cargo industry to work together at same pace as during the pandemic to overcome future challenges
Posted: October 12, 2021, 11:00 am
IATA reported that air travelers are increasingly frustrated with the COVID-19 travel restrictions.
Posted: October 5, 2021, 2:00 pm
IATA announced that Etihad Airways, Jazeera Airways, Jetstar, Qantas, Qatar Airways & Royal Jordanian, will implement IATA Travel Pass in a phased rollout across the airlines’ networks.
Posted: October 5, 2021, 1:00 pm
IATA warned that planned increases in charges by airports and ANSPs will stall recovery in air travel and damage international connectivity.
Posted: October 4, 2021, 3:00 pm
IATA called for an end to wildly inconsistent COVID-19 travel restrictions that are stalling the recovery of air transport.
Posted: October 4, 2021, 12:30 pm
IATA announced the winners of the 2nd edition of the IATA Diversity & Inclusion Awards.
Posted: October 4, 2021, 12:18 pm
IATA confirmed that Robin Hayes, CEO of JetBlue, will continue his duties as Chair of the IATA Board of Governors until the conclusion of the 78th IATA Annual General Meeting in Shanghai.
Posted: October 4, 2021, 12:18 pm
IATA announced that China Eastern Airlines will host the 78th IATA AGM and World Air Transport Summit in Shanghai, People’s Republic of China, on 19-21 June 2022.
Posted: October 4, 2021, 12:15 pm
IATA announced its latest outlook for airline industry financial performance showing improved results amid the continuing COVID-19 crisis.
Posted: October 4, 2021, 12:00 pm
IATA 77th AGM approved a resolution for the global air transport industry to achieve net-zero carbon emissions by 2050.
Posted: October 4, 2021, 12:00 pm
IATA comment on the announcement by the Australian government on the November 2021 timeline and the removal of the international arrival caps.
Posted: October 1, 2021, 11:00 am
IATA announced that the recovery in air travel decelerated in August as governments' response to concerns over the COVID-19 Delta variant cut deeply into domestic travel demand.
Posted: September 30, 2021, 1:00 pm
IATA called on the South African government to step up its support for the air transport industry amid the COVID-19 crisis.
Posted: September 30, 2021, 11:00 am
August 2021 data for global air cargo markets show that demand continued its strong growth trend.
Posted: September 29, 2021, 11:00 am
IATA urged the Kenyan government to use all mechanisms at its disposal to encourage air travel, including reductions in COVID-19 test charges.
Posted: September 24, 2021, 8:00 am
IATA announced the program and speakers for the World Air Transport Summit, which is being held in conjunction with the IATA Annual General Meeting in Boston, USA, 3-5 October.
Posted: September 22, 2021, 11:00 am
IATA called on the government of Ethiopia to continue its focus on maintaining efficient air connectivity amid the COVID-19 crisis
Posted: September 22, 2021, 9:00 am
IATA has completed the annual revision of its air transport industry manuals for cargo, ground handling, and operations. 2022 Edition IATA Manuals now available.
Posted: September 21, 2021, 2:30 pm
IATA welcomed the US decision to enable vaccinated travelers to enter the US with a negative COVID-19 test result from November.
Posted: September 20, 2021, 11:00 am
Philip Goh appointed Regional VP for Asia-Pacific succeeding Conrad Clifford, IATA’s new s Deputy Director General.
Posted: September 13, 2021, 11:00 am
IATA warned that free movement within Europe is being compromised by the failure of EU member states to harmonize COVID-19 entry regulations.
Posted: September 2, 2021, 12:00 pm
IATA announced that both international and domestic travel demand showed significant momentum in July 2021, but demand remained far below pre-pandemic levels.
Posted: September 1, 2021, 1:00 pm
IATA released July 2021 data for global air cargo markets showing that demand continued its strong growth trend.
Posted: August 31, 2021, 3:00 pm
Willie Walsh, IATA’s Director General, gave the following comments in response to EU travel restrictions for US visitors
Posted: August 30, 2021, 7:00 pm
IATA commended the European Commission for delivering the EU Digital COVID Certificate (DCC) and urged states to make it their standard.
Posted: August 26, 2021, 11:00 am
IATA has announced that the EU Digital COVID Certificate (DCC) and UK NHS COVID Pass can now be uploaded into IATA Travel Pass as verified proof of vaccination for travel.
Posted: August 19, 2021, 2:00 pm
Singapore’s announcement is a positive step. Further lifting of quarantine will help recovery of aviation and tourism sectors.
Posted: August 19, 2021, 12:00 pm
IATA urged governments to enable airlines to repatriate $1 billion blocked funds from air services sales.
Posted: August 19, 2021, 11:00 am
IATA welcomed the decision of Saudi Arabia civil aviation authority to accept IATA Travel Pass for pre-departure COVID-19 test results,
Posted: August 18, 2021, 12:00 pm
Safe and secure flight operations are the top priority for aviation. In this respect, IATA is closely monitoring developments in Afghanistan.
Posted: August 16, 2021, 4:00 pm
IATA and UNCTAD to boost e-commerce in developing countries through exchanges of trade data
Posted: August 12, 2021, 11:00 am
SYNLAB will share COVID-19 test results through IATA Travel Pass, providing digital proof on travelers health status
Posted: August 11, 2021, 11:00 am
IATA's 2020 World Air Transport Statistics (WATS) publication shows the devastating effects of COVID-19 on air transport.
Posted: August 3, 2021, 1:00 pm
Statement on UK's announcement towards recognizing vaccinated travelers from US and Europe
Posted: July 28, 2021, 3:00 pm
Passenger demand performance for June 2021 shows a very slight improvement in both international and domestic air travel markets.
Posted: July 28, 2021, 1:00 pm
Global air cargo markets for June 2021 show a 9.9% improvement on pre-COVID-19 performance (2019)
Posted: July 28, 2021, 12:00 pm
IATA has launched an environmental sustainability training program together with the University of Geneva (UNIGE).
Posted: July 26, 2021, 1:00 pm
European Commission Slots Decision Out of Touch with Reality, Damages Sustainability and Industry Recovery
IATA branded the EC's decision to set the winter slot use threshold at 50% as “out of touch with reality.
Posted: July 23, 2021, 4:00 pm
Governments to address the high cost of COVID-19 tests and show flexibility in permitting cost-effective antigen tests
Posted: July 22, 2021, 11:00 am
IATA and IATAN announced that IATA’s travel and tourism diploma courses are now offered to US travel professionals.
Posted: July 21, 2021, 1:00 pm
IATA reported that based on May 2021 passenger survey, travelers are confident about the safety of air travel and support mask-wearing.
Posted: July 21, 2021, 8:00 am
Decision by the government to gradually allow fully vaccinated foreigners travelers to enter the country is good news.
Posted: July 19, 2021, 8:00 pm
IATA warned that the reliance on taxation as the solution for cutting aviation emissions in the EU’s ‘Fit for 55’ proposal is counter-productive to the goal of sustainable aviation.
Posted: July 14, 2021, 3:00 pm
IATA called on states to follow new guidance on travel from the World Health Organization (WHO).
Posted: July 14, 2021, 12:00 pm
IATA announced the appointment of Brendan Sullivan as IATA’s Global Head of Cargo.
Posted: July 12, 2021, 10:00 am
IATA announced the launch of a Mobility Aids Action Group to examine and improve the transport of mobility aids.
Posted: July 8, 2021, 2:00 pm