IATA Press Releases

IATA Press Releases

IATA Press Releases

(IATA) announced an agreement with Eurofins to incorporate its worldwide COVID-19 testing network into IATA Travel Pass.
Posted: April 16, 2021, 2:00 pm
IATA has warned that lengthy UK Border checks could pose a major risk for a recovery in international travel.
Posted: April 15, 2021, 2:00 pm
Statement on the US CDC study not taking into consideration the use of masks onboard, which make transmission risk very low.
Posted: April 15, 2021, 9:00 am
Willie Walsh, IATA Director General commented the publication of a report from the UK Government’s Global Travel Taskforce.
Posted: April 9, 2021, 1:00 pm
The sector calls on governments in Latin America and the Caribbean to collaborate on plans for a safe restart.
Posted: April 9, 2021, 10:00 am
Passenger traffic fell in February 2021, compared to pre-COVID levels (February 2019) and January 2020.
Posted: April 7, 2021, 11:15 am
February 2021 global air cargo markets show that demand continued to outperform pre-COVID levels with demand up 9% over 2019
Posted: April 7, 2021, 11:00 am
IATA welcomed Singapore’s acceptance of pre-departure PCR test results on the IATA Travel Pass.
Posted: April 6, 2021, 11:00 am
The Cargo Agency Conference gives freight forwarders a stronger voice in the development of resolutions.
Posted: April 5, 2021, 11:00 am
IATA announced that Willie Walsh has officially taken on the role of Director General of the organization.
Posted: April 1, 2021, 11:00 am
African governments to ensure that the air transport industry survives the COVID-19 crisis.
Posted: March 31, 2021, 11:00 am
IATA called on governments in Middle East to develop plans to re-link citizens, businesses and economies when the situation permits.
Posted: March 31, 2021, 11:00 am
IATA urged governments to accept rapid COVID-19 antigen tests following OXERA and Edge Health research.
Posted: March 30, 2021, 11:00 am
IATA announced the publication of the 2020 Safety Report and released data for the 2020 safety performance of the commercial airline industry.
Posted: March 25, 2021, 2:00 pm
IATA announced the launch of the IATA Enhanced Partner Identification & Connectivity (EPIC) platform to support digitization of the air cargo supply chain.
Posted: March 24, 2021, 12:00 pm
IATA announced the arrival at London’s Heathrow Airport of the first traveler using the IATA Travel Pass app to manage their travel health credentials.
Posted: March 17, 2021, 2:00 pm
IATA announced the postponement of the 77th IATA Annual General Meeting and World Air Transport Summit to 3-5 October 2021.
Posted: March 17, 2021, 1:00 pm
Europe’s aviation sector welcomes EC proposal for Digital Green Certificate system for COVID-19 vaccination & testing.
Posted: March 17, 2021, 12:00 pm
IATA called on the government and politicians in Spain to agree on a roadmap to energize the economic recovery from COVID-19.
Posted: March 16, 2021, 2:00 pm
IATA welcomed ICAO Council's approval of the latest recommendations from its Aviation Recovery Task Force (CART).
Posted: March 12, 2021, 4:00 pm
Results from poll of recent travelers reveal growing confidence in a return to air travel and in a travel app.
Posted: March 9, 2021, 1:00 pm
IATA released January 2021 data for global air cargo markets showing that air cargo demand returned to pre-COVID levels for the first time since the onset of the crisis
Posted: March 2, 2021, 2:00 pm
IATA announced that passenger traffic fell in January 2021, both compared to January 2019 and to December 2020.
Posted: March 2, 2021, 2:00 pm
IATA's new Regional VP for Africa and the Middle East (AME), Kamil Al-Awadhi, takes up his position on 1 March 2021.
Posted: March 1, 2021, 12:00 pm
IATA's new analysis shows that the airline industry is expected to remain cash negative throughout 2021.
Posted: February 24, 2021, 1:00 pm
IATA announced that its Chief Economist, Brian Pearce, will retire in July 2021.
Posted: February 19, 2021, 12:00 pm
IATA called on the UK government to include a vision for lifting border restrictions & restarting air transport in recovery plans for the economy.
Posted: February 18, 2021, 10:00 am
A plan to safely restore air connectivity will energize the eventual economic recovery.
Posted: February 16, 2021, 5:00 pm
The 10th IATA Safety Audit for Ground Operations Standards Manual is now fully aligned with ICAO.
Posted: February 16, 2021, 12:00 pm
Until 23 Feb2021, IATA offers free training to help laid-off airline cabin crew members re-enter the job market.
Posted: February 9, 2021, 3:00 pm
IATA partners with the Republic of Panama and Copa Airlines to trial IATA Travel Pass
Posted: February 3, 2021, 2:00 pm
Passenger traffic results for 2020 show that demand fell by 65.9% compared to 2019, the sharpest decline in history.
Posted: February 3, 2021, 1:00 pm
Global air freight markets show that demand decreased by 10.6% in 2020 compared to 2019.
Posted: February 3, 2021, 12:00 pm
IATA welcomed proposals to reinvigorate progress towards the Single European Sky (SES) but with key amendments.
Posted: January 28, 2021, 2:00 pm
IATA called on governments to partner with the air transport industry to devise plans to re-link people and economies.
Posted: January 27, 2021, 2:00 pm
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

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