IATA Press Releases

IATA Press Releases

IATA Press Releases

IATA urged EU to support an initiative from Greek PM to agree on a COVID-19 vaccination certificate allowing travel without testing
Posted: January 19, 2021, 2:00 pm
IATA & Etihad announced partnership to launch the IATA Travel Pass for Etihad Airways’ guests
Posted: January 19, 2021, 1:00 pm
IATA partners with Emirates on IATA Travel Pass, an app that manages testing or vaccine information.
Posted: January 19, 2021, 12:00 pm
IATA is deeply disappointed to see all UK travel corridors shut down.
Posted: January 15, 2021, 9:00 pm
IATA welcomes the announcement by the US CDC regarding COVID-19 testing for travelers.
Posted: January 14, 2021, 10:00 pm
IATA, ALTA, ACI-LAC and CANSO express deep concerns about the new measures and restrictions imposed on air travel.
Posted: January 11, 2021, 2:00 pm
IATA welcomes the ‘solidarity and stability’ agreement that will see Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, UAE and Egypt open borders with Qatar.
Posted: January 7, 2021, 3:00 pm
Passenger demand which slowed since the Northern hemisphere’s summer came to a halt in November 2020
Posted: January 7, 2021, 1:00 pm
Global air freight markets in November 2020 show that volumes improved compared to October, but remain depressed compared to 2019. 
Posted: January 7, 2021, 12:00 pm
IATA expressed deep frustration with Canada’s new COVID-19 testing requirement for all arriving air travelers.
Posted: January 2, 2021, 3:00 pm
IATA announced that Kamil H. Al-Awadhi will be appointed IATA’s Regional Vice President for Africa and Middle East (AME), effective 1 March 2021.
Posted: December 22, 2020, 2:00 pm
Statement from IATA's Regional Vice President, Europe on border closures from the UK.
Posted: December 21, 2020, 4:00 pm
IATA, ALTA, ACI-LAC, CANSO, appeal to governments in Latin America & Caribbean to consider aviation workers for COVID vaccine.
Posted: December 18, 2020, 7:00 pm
IATA is calling on authorities in Panama and Venezuela to urgently reestablish air services between the two countries.
Posted: December 16, 2020, 7:00 pm
Europe’s airlines and airports are highly concerned by the EC's proposal to amend the airport slot regulation.
Posted: December 16, 2020, 4:00 pm
IATA unveiled key design elements of the IATA Travel Pass, a mobile app to help travelers easily and securely manage their travel in line with any government requirements.
Posted: December 16, 2020, 2:00 pm
IATA renewed its call on governments to ensure that employees in the aviation sector are considered as essential workers during the impending COVID-19 vaccine campaign.
Posted: December 15, 2020, 4:00 pm
IATA released new estimates for the impacts of COVID-19 on air transport and economies in Europe in 2020, indicating a further deterioration.
Posted: December 10, 2020, 12:00 pm
IATA called on governments to add market stimulation measures to the support they are giving to keep aviation financially viable.
Posted: December 8, 2020, 3:00 pm
October 2020 passenger demand (RPK) down 70.6% compared to October 2019
Posted: December 8, 2020, 12:00 pm
IATA and IFALPA jointly called on governments to follow CART guidelines to exempt crews from COVID-19 testing that is applied to air travelers.
Posted: December 7, 2020, 2:00 pm
October 2020 air freight markets show that demand continued to improve but slower and below 2019 levels.
Posted: December 7, 2020, 12:00 pm
IATA deeply disappointed that the Canadian government failed to provide concrete measures for air transport.
Posted: December 2, 2020, 10:00 pm
Airlines and Airports call on EU/EEA and UK Governments to Immediately Abolish Passenger Quarantines as EASA/ECDC Guidelines Confirm their Ineffectiveness
Posted: December 2, 2020, 11:00 am
The Worldwide Airport Slot Board released a joint recommendation for airport slot use relief for northern summer 2021.
Posted: November 26, 2020, 4:00 pm
IATA released data revealing that the COVID-19 crisis has had a devastating impact on international connectivity, shaking up the rankings of the world’s most connected cities.
Posted: November 25, 2020, 3:00 pm
IATA called on governments worldwide to support the development of Sustainable Aviation Fuel as a critical step to achieving its target to cut net emissions to half 2005 levels by 2050.
Posted: November 25, 2020, 1:00 pm
IATA has launched the Aviation Carbon Exchange (ACE), an important new tool to help airlines meet their climate commitments.
Posted: November 25, 2020, 1:00 pm
IATA announced that JetBlue Airways will host the 77th IATA Annual General Meeting and World Air Transport Summit in Boston, Massachusetts, on 27-29 June 2021.
Posted: November 24, 2020, 4:00 pm
IATA announced leadership changes approved by the 76th IATA Annual General Meeting AGM.
Posted: November 24, 2020, 3:00 pm
IATA 76th AGM unanimously approved a resolution re-confirming the airlines’ unwavering commitment to safely and sustainably re-connect the planet.
Posted: November 24, 2020, 3:00 pm
IATA 76th AGM unanimously resolved to urgently call on governments to re-open borders to travel.
Posted: November 24, 2020, 3:00 pm
IATA's revised outlook for airline industry performance 2020/2021 shows deep industry losses will continue
Posted: November 24, 2020, 12:00 pm
IATA announced that Alexandre de Juniac, Director General and CEO will step down from his role effective 31 March 2021.
Posted: November 23, 2020, 6:00 pm
IATA welcomes the publication of the Manual on Testing and Cross Border Risk Management Measures by ICAO.
Posted: November 23, 2020, 5:00 pm
IATA announced that it is in the final development phase of the IATA Travel Pass, a digital health pass that will support the safe reopening of borders.
Posted: November 23, 2020, 2:00 pm
IATA released guidance to ensure that the air cargo industry is ready to support large-scale handling, transport and distribution of a COVID-19 vaccine.
Posted: November 16, 2020, 12:00 pm
IATA and AFRAA joined forces with the African Civil Aviation Commission (AFCAC) on a 3-year safety project.
Posted: November 13, 2020, 12:00 pm
IATA called on the Greek government to support all efforts for a common travel protocol and promote an enhanced pre-flight COVID-19.
Posted: November 11, 2020, 3:00 pm
IATA is urging Africa’s authorities to accelerate implementation of ICAO's guidance for the safe resumption of air travel and tourism.
Posted: November 11, 2020, 12:00 pm
IATA welcomes the publication on the 2nd edition of Take-off: Guidance for Air Travel through the COVID-19 Crisis by ICAO's CART.
Posted: November 10, 2020, 5:00 pm
IATA and ITF issued a joint statement calling for urgent government intervention to prevent an employment catastrophe in the aviation industry.
Posted: November 10, 2020, 11:00 am
IATA, WTAAA and UFTAA announced new Travel Agency Commissioners.
Posted: November 5, 2020, 12:00 pm
Passenger demand in September 2020 remained highly depressed with total demand (RPKs) 72.8% below September 2019.
Posted: November 4, 2020, 2:00 pm
September 2020 data for global air freight markets show that demand, while strengthening, remains depressed compared to 2019.
Posted: November 4, 2020, 1:00 pm
IATA has enhanced its Travel Industry Designator Service (TIDS) and will also no longer charge travel agencies to use the service
Posted: October 29, 2020, 1:00 pm
IATA presented new analysis showing that the airline industry cannot slash costs sufficiently to neutralize severe cash burn to avoid bankruptcies and preserve jobs in 2021.
Posted: October 27, 2020, 1:00 pm
IATA and World Meteorological Organization signed an agreement to improve the reporting of meteorological data by commercial aircraft (AMDAR).
Posted: October 27, 2020, 12:00 pm
IATA re-iterated the urgent need to re-open borders with COVID-19 testing and for financial support for aviation.
Posted: October 21, 2020, 2:00 pm
IATA welcomed the recent agreement between Jordan and Israel for flights across both countries.
Posted: October 21, 2020, 10:30 am

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