IATA Press Releases

IATA Press Releases

IATA Press Releases

IATA has launched an environmental sustainability training program together with the University of Geneva (UNIGE).
Posted: July 26, 2021, 1:00 pm
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
Qatar Airways will become the first airline in the Middle East to join the IATA Turbulence Aware platform.
Posted: July 8, 2021, 1:30 pm
IATA released research on training requirements for the aviation workforce as recovery from COVID-19 starts.
Posted: July 8, 2021, 12:00 pm
IATA is inviting nominations for the 2021 Diversity and Inclusion Awards.  
Posted: July 7, 2021, 2:00 pm
Travel demand showed some improvements in May 2021 vs April, but well below pre-pandemic levels.
Posted: July 7, 2021, 12:25 pm
May 2021 global air cargo markets show strong growth trend demand
Posted: July 7, 2021, 12:20 pm
IATA and Rolls-Royce signed statement on open approach to maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) services.
Posted: July 1, 2021, 11:00 am
Ahead implementation of EUs Digital COVID Certificate (DCC) , airlines and airports warn of major risks due to inconsistent approach
Posted: June 29, 2021, 11:00 am
IATA asks for meeting with the Government of Argentina following restrictions on international flights.
Posted: June 28, 2021, 11:00 am
IATA has launched a self-registration portal to make it easier for COVID-19 testing labs to join the IATA Travel Pass Lab Network.
Posted: June 28, 2021, 11:00 am
Aviation welcomes updated EASA-ECDC Aviation Health Safety Protocol calling for harmonised and risk-based COVID-19 travel measures
Posted: June 17, 2021, 1:00 pm
IATA)welcomed the relaxation of COVID-19 border measures for vaccinated passengers, and the broader use of affordable antigen testing adopted by Spain and France this week.
Posted: June 9, 2021, 3:00 pm
IATA announced that domestic travel demand improved in April 2021 compared to the prior month, although it remained well below pre-pandemic levels.
Posted: June 9, 2021, 1:00 pm
IATA released April 2021 data for global air cargo markets showing that air cargo demand continued to outperform pre-COVID levels (April 2019) with demand up 12%.
Posted: June 8, 2021, 9:00 am
IATA called on the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) to maintain the critical separation between politics and aviation safety issues.
Posted: June 4, 2021, 8:00 am
IATA expressed disappointment on SES 2+ , entrenches environmental & cost-efficiency failings
Posted: June 3, 2021, 2:00 pm
Four leading associations mobilize employees and travellers to urge policy-makers to lift travel restrictions across Europe.
Posted: June 3, 2021, 11:00 am
IATA urged governments to make data-driven decisions to manage risks when reopening borders
Posted: June 2, 2021, 11:00 am
On International Cabin Crew Day, we salute all the world’s cabin crew for their dedication to helping people stay connected through air travel.
Posted: May 31, 2021, 12:00 pm
Changes IATA's management structure are being implemented to enable IATA to better represent and serve its 290 member airlines.
Posted: May 27, 2021, 11:00 am
IATA and Tourism Economics long-term view for post-COVID-19 demand recovery demonstrates that people remain eager to travel.
Posted: May 26, 2021, 12:00 pm
IATA warned of potential airport chaos unless governments quickly adopt digital travel health credentials and other COVID-19 measures.
Posted: May 26, 2021, 12:00 pm
Statement on flight FR 4978 by Willie Walsh, IATA Director General.
Posted: May 24, 2021, 12:00 pm
IATA applauded the growing number of countries making data and evidence-driven decisions to open their borders to COVID-19 vaccinated travelers.
Posted: May 19, 2021, 11:00 am
IATA warned that proposals by AENA to increase user charges at the 46 airports it operates across Spain could damage Spain’s economic and employment recovery from COVID-19.
Posted: May 7, 2021, 8:00 am
IATA welcomed the agreement by the G20 Tourism Ministers to support the safe restoration of mobility by following the G20 Rome Guidelines for the Future of Tourism.
Posted: May 5, 2021, 5:00 pm
IATA called on governments to ensure that high costs for COVID-19 testing don’t put travel out of reach.
Posted: May 4, 2021, 12:30 pm
Passenger traffic fell in March 2021 compared to pre-COVID levels but rose compared to February 2021
Posted: May 4, 2021, 12:15 pm
March 2021 air cargo demand continued to outperform pre-COVID levels with month-on-month demand increased at a slower pace.   
Posted: May 4, 2021, 12:00 pm
Europe’s aviation, travel & tourism sectors welcome yesterday’s vote on EU’s Digital Green Certificate Regulation.
Posted: April 29, 2021, 9:00 am
IATA expressed deep frustration in the UK CAA decision allowing Heathrow Airport to re-evaluate and increase its asset base by GBP 300 million.
Posted: April 28, 2021, 11:00 am
IATA is collaborating with CANSO and ICAO on a virtual training initiative to boost runway safety and improve the operational efficiency of aviation.
Posted: April 27, 2021, 3:00 pm
IATA is encouraged by comments of the President of the EC that the EU will grant unrestricted access to vaccinated travelers from the US.
Posted: April 26, 2021, 1:00 pm
New benefits include access to an additional 180,000 worldwide hotel properties through a new partnership with hotelbeds.com.
Posted: April 26, 2021, 10:00 am
IATA has added a new functionality to its MRO SmartHub which allows users of the product to sell their surplus aircraft components and parts via online auctions.
Posted: April 23, 2021, 9:00 am
UNWTO and IATA announce a Destination Tracker in preparation for the restart of international travel.
Posted: April 23, 2021, 8:00 am
IATA urged states to comply with recommendations on travel from the WHO Health Regulations (2005) Emergency Committee
Posted: April 22, 2021, 11:00 am
Panama is the first country in Latin America to accept this new IATA application.
Posted: April 21, 2021, 7:00 pm
IATA expects net airline industry losses of $47.7 billion in 2021 (net profit margin of -10.4%).
Posted: April 21, 2021, 1:00 pm
IATA warned that the Single European Sky project to reform Europe’s air traffic management system faces collapse if European states do not support the EC’s proposals to reboot.
Posted: April 20, 2021, 2:00 pm

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