IATA Press Releases

IATA Press Releases

IATA Press Releases

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
Q4 2020 bookings show that the recovery continues to falter mainly for international travel.
Posted: October 21, 2020, 10:20 am
Regional travel picked up from April but international travel remained heavily constrained by government restrictions
Posted: October 21, 2020, 10:15 am
IATA welcomed the release of the results of testing by the US Transportation Command confirming the low risk of transmission onboard.
Posted: October 16, 2020, 3:00 pm
IATA and the Civil Aviation Authority of the Netherlands (ILT) signed a MoU on the improvement of aviation safety.
Posted: October 16, 2020, 11:00 am
ACI World and IATA reinforced the urgent call for governments to use testing as a means to safely re-open borders and re-establish global connectivity.
Posted: October 13, 2020, 12:00 pm
Following the adoption by European Affairs Ministers of a recommendation on travel restrictions, the aviation sector warns of consequences.
Posted: October 13, 2020, 11:00 am
IATA demonstrated the low incidence of inflight COVID-19 transmission with an updated tally of published cases.
Posted: October 8, 2020, 2:00 pm
IATA outlined the key priorities for sustainability of aviation in Southern Africa in the face of COVID-19
Posted: October 8, 2020, 11:00 am
ACI World and IATA have today made a joint call for a globally-consistent approach to testing international passengers as an alternative to quarantine measures.
Posted: October 7, 2020, 3:00 pm
IATA warned that the airline industry will burn through $77 billion in cash during the second half of 2020, despite the restart of operations.
Posted: October 6, 2020, 12:00 pm
European aviation bodies have intensified their call to replace quarantine measures with passenger testing.
Posted: October 2, 2020, 7:00 am
IATA has been deeply impacted by the COVID-19 crisis.
Posted: October 1, 2020, 4:00 pm
IATA expressed strong concern over the continued existence of arrival quarantine regimes imposed by state governments in the United States, including New York and Hawaii.
Posted: October 1, 2020, 4:00 pm
IATA warned that the damage being done to the Middle East aviation industry and on economies by the shutdown of air traffic owing to the COVID-19 pandemic has deepened.
Posted: October 1, 2020, 1:00 pm
IATA warned that the damage being done to the African aviation industry and on economies by the shutdown of air traffic owing to the COVID-19 pandemic has deepened.
Posted: October 1, 2020, 1:00 am
Despite the crisis facing the global aviation industry, its commitment to pursuing sustainability remains strong, particularly as the sector starts to recover.
Posted: September 30, 2020, 1:00 pm
IATA downgraded its traffic forecast for 2020 to reflect a weaker-than-expected recovery, as evidenced by a dismal end to the summer travel season in the Northern Hemisphere.
Posted: September 29, 2020, 12:00 pm
IATA released data for global air freight markets in August showing that improvement remains slow amid insufficient capacity.
Posted: September 29, 2020, 11:00 am
IATA announced that the Association’s 76th Annual General Meeting (AGM) will take place 24 November 2020 as a virtual event.
Posted: September 24, 2020, 3:00 pm
IATA and UNOCT signed a MoU to strengthen cooperation with the UN Countering Terrorist Travel Programme.
Posted: September 24, 2020, 1:00 pm
IATA called for rapid, affordable and systematic COVID-19 testing for all passengers before departure as an alternative to quarantine.
Posted: September 22, 2020, 2:00 pm
IATA called on the Argentine government to urgently reconsider the additional 35% tax to be levied on international airline tickets.
Posted: September 21, 2020, 11:00 am
IATA comments on studies regarding onboard transmission of COVID-19 on two flights in March 2020.
Posted: September 19, 2020, 10:00 am
IATA requests the Salvadoran government to clarify the COVID-19 testing requirements so that aviation can resume operations
Posted: September 18, 2020, 4:00 pm
Proposed new environmental taxes in France will fail to decarbonize aviation but will eliminate 150,000 French jobs.
Posted: September 18, 2020, 11:00 am
IATA called on governments in AME to implement testing as an alternative to quarantine when re-opening their economies.
Posted: September 16, 2020, 12:00 pm
IATA urges Canada to support the COVID-19 testing initiatives of national carriers to reopen international and domestic travel without quarantine
Posted: September 14, 2020, 7:00 pm
IATA outlined the need for an urgent rescue plan for UK aviation, in the face of an imminent unemployment catastrophe.
Posted: September 10, 2020, 8:00 am
IATA urged governments to begin careful planning with industry stakeholders to ensure full preparedness when vaccines for COVID-19 are approved and available for distribution.
Posted: September 9, 2020, 1:00 pm
IATA has launched IATA ONE Source, an online platform which helps the air cargo industry match shipping needs with the availability of service providers across the value chain.
Posted: September 9, 2020, 1:00 pm
IATA welcomed the proposals from the European Commission to better coordinate and communicate on travel restrictions in the European Union during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Posted: September 8, 2020, 2:00 pm
Airlines and airports have agreed to abide by a set of conditions under which an extension of the waiver of the “use-it-or-lose-it” rule could be applied for the 2020-2021 winter season.
Posted: September 3, 2020, 1:00 pm
IATA has renewed its call on governments in Latin America and the Caribbean to allow a wider restart for aviation, as well as consider providing further financial relief and aid to the airlines.
Posted: September 2, 2020, 1:00 pm
IATA announced that passenger demand in July, continued at critically low levels--79.8% below July 2019 levels.
Posted: September 1, 2020, 1:00 pm
IATA is calling on governments to urgently find ways to re-establish global connectivity by re-opening borders and to continue with relief measures for airlines during the COVID-19 crisis.
Posted: September 1, 2020, 1:00 pm
IATA released data for global air freight markets in July showing air cargo demand is stable but at lower levels than 2019.
Posted: August 31, 2020, 1:00 pm
IATA called for harmonized adoption across Africa of the International Civil Aviation Organization’s (ICAO) Take-Off guidance for safe operations amid the COVID-19 crisis.
Posted: August 26, 2020, 12:00 pm
IATA is appealing to all travelers to wear face covering during the travel journey for the safety of all passengers and crew during COVID-19.
Posted: August 24, 2020, 4:00 pm
IATA has welcomed Singapore’s announcement on the easing of border measures for entry into the country.
Posted: August 21, 2020, 12:00 pm
IATA welcomes the announcement by Colombian President Iván Duque Márquez to reopen 15 airports in September, including Bogota.
Posted: August 19, 2020, 2:00 pm
IATA released an airline self-assessment health checklist to support ICAO's Take-off: Guidance for Air Travel through the COVID-19 Public Health Crisis.
Posted: August 17, 2020, 1:00 pm
IATA is once again asking both the national government and the mayors of Colombia’s main cities for a clear and precise plan which will allow aviation to restart in the country.
Posted: August 14, 2020, 8:00 am
The impact of COVID-19 on Africa’s aviation and economies worsened sharply since the April assessment
Posted: August 13, 2020, 6:00 pm
New data shows deepened impact of COVID-19 shut down of air traffic on Middle East aviation and economies
Posted: August 13, 2020, 11:00 am
IATA urged governments to coordinate to lift border restrictions in Europe
Posted: August 13, 2020, 10:30 am

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