IATA Press Releases
IATA called on the government of Tunisia to provide financial relief for the aviation industry to mitigate the effects of COVID-19 on the nation’s economy.
Posted: June 3, 2020, 10:00 pm
IATA announced that demand for air services is beginning to recover after hitting bottom in April.
Posted: June 3, 2020, 1:00 pm
IATA's data for air freight markets in April 2020 show that demand dropped 27.7% vs 2019
Posted: June 1, 2020, 10:00 pm
IATA urged governments to quickly implement the ICAO global guidelines for restoring air connectivity.
Posted: June 1, 2020, 9:00 pm
IATA, AASA and BARSA are calling on the South African government to provide financial relief to aviation.
Posted: May 27, 2020, 6:00 am
IATA's analysis shows that the airline industry’s debt could rise to $550 billion by year-end.
Posted: May 26, 2020, 1:00 pm
IATA welcomes the COVID-19 Aviation Health Safety Protocol for the restart of air transport in Europe.
Posted: May 21, 2020, 12:00 am
Global coordination needed to ensure new measures are driven by data and evidence
Posted: May 20, 2020, 7:00 am
Details of IATA's proposed temporary layered approach to biosecurity for re-starting passenger flights amid the COVID-19 crisis.
Posted: May 19, 2020, 7:00 am
IATA announced a commitment by the airline CEOs on its Board of Governors to five principles for re-connecting the world by air transport.
Posted: May 19, 2020, 7:00 am
COVID-19 Crisis Continues to Devastate Air Transport in the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan: Government Support Essential
IATA estimates that revenues generated by airlines in the Jordanian market will fall by US $700 million (52%) compared to 2019
Posted: May 14, 2020, 1:00 pm
IATA released new analysis showing that the damage to air travel from COVID-19 extends into the medium-term, with long-haul / international travel being the most severely impacted
Posted: May 13, 2020, 1:00 pm
IATA and ACI EUROPE welcomed the issuance by the European Commission (EC) of a comprehensive framework aimed at coordinating the restoration of transport services and allowing European citizens to safely plan their summer holidays.
Posted: May 13, 2020, 12:00 pm
Airlines Decry Lack of Leadership and Clarity from European Commission Recommendations on Use of Travel Vouchers
A4E, AIRE, ERA, and IATA decried unclear guidelines from the EC on airlines’ use of refundable travel vouchers
Posted: May 13, 2020, 12:00 pm
IATA Calls on the Government of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia to Support Aviation in the Face of COVID-19 Crisis
IATA is calling for aviation-specific financial relief measures from the government of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia to address the severe impact of the COVID-19 crisis on the air transport sector
Posted: May 13, 2020, 9:00 am
IATA called for aviation-specific financial relief measures from the government of Nigeria to address the severe impact of the COVID-19 crisis on the air transport sector.
Posted: May 6, 2020, 10:00 pm
Five international air transport and tourism bodies have launched an appeal to international financial institutions, country development partners and international donors to support Africa’s Travel & Tourism sector
Posted: May 6, 2020, 1:00 pm
IATA supports the wearing of face coverings for passengers and masks for crew as part of a layered approach to biosecurity.
Posted: May 5, 2020, 1:00 pm
IATA and UPU urged governments to do more to support the movement of mail by air during the COVID-19 crisis
Posted: May 4, 2020, 9:00 am
Revenues generated by airlines in the Canadian market will fall by C$14.6 billion (43.2%)
Posted: May 1, 2020, 3:00 pm
Financial relief will assist the industry to lay foundation for a balanced recovery
Posted: April 30, 2020, 12:00 pm
Global passenger traffic results for March 2020 show that demand dived 52.9% compared to the year-ago period
Posted: April 29, 2020, 12:00 pm
IATA announced that its rescheduled 76th AGM and World Air Transport Summit will take place in Amsterdam, the Netherlands on 23-24 November 2020
Posted: April 28, 2020, 2:30 pm
Global demand, measured in cargo tonne kilometers (CTKs*), fell by 15.2% in March compared to the previous year
Posted: April 28, 2020, 1:00 pm
IATA called on regulators to take urgent action to help civil aviation operate seamlessly and safely between states during the COVID-19 pandemic
Posted: April 27, 2020, 4:00 pm
IATA celebrates 75 years of airlines working together by offering some of its most popular training courses for a special offer of $75
Posted: April 27, 2020, 1:00 pm
IATA announced that Sebastian Mikosz will join IATA as the Association’s Senior Vice President for Member and External Relations, effective 1 June 2020
Posted: April 27, 2020, 12:30 pm
IATA indicate a worsening of the country impact from the COVID-19 crisis in the Asia Pacific region
Posted: April 24, 2020, 8:00 am
The potential revenue loss by European carriers in 2020 has grown to $89 billion and passenger demand is projected to be 55% below 2019 levels
Posted: April 23, 2020, 11:00 am
IATA renewed its call for government relief measures as the impacts of the COVID-19 crisis in Africa deepen
Posted: April 23, 2020, 10:00 am
IATA renewed its call for government relief measures as the impacts of the COVID-19 crisis in MENA deepen
Posted: April 23, 2020, 9:00 am
IATA called for governments to work with the industry on confidence-boosting measures in the face of an anticipated slow recovery in demand for air travel
Posted: April 21, 2020, 12:00 pm
ITF and the IATA called for support from governments to the aviation industry, to protect jobs and ensure that air services can be maintained
Posted: April 20, 2020, 3:00 pm
IATA Reminds Governments in Latin America & Caribbean on Urgency of Relief to the Industry in Face of COVID-19 Crisis
Aviation across Latin America and the Caribbean supports a total 7.2 million jobs and handles 4.1 million tonnes of air cargo annually
Posted: April 17, 2020, 8:00 pm
IATA has renewed its calls for a coordinated approach among governments to keep air cargo flowing
Posted: April 16, 2020, 1:00 pm
IATA is offering free access to online training courses for up to 5,000 aviation workers as part of its efforts to help the industry through the COVID-19 crisis
Posted: April 15, 2020, 3:00 pm
Due to the COVID-19 restrictions, seafarers are having to extend their service onboard ships, unable to be replaced following long tours of duty or return home
Posted: April 15, 2020, 11:00 am
IATA hereby clarifies that the association is not in any way or form in default against travel agents, as incorrectly reported in the current edition of the LADEVI travel trade magazine
Posted: April 14, 2020, 3:00 pm
COVID-19 crisis will see airline passenger revenues drop by $314 billion in 2020, a 55% decline compared to 2019
Posted: April 14, 2020, 1:00 pm
Argentina relies heavily on its air connectivity with 58 international destinations, ensuring easy access to the country for tourists, business travelers and cargo, alike.
Posted: April 7, 2020, 9:00 pm
Globally, the livelihoods of some 65.5 million people are dependent on the aviation industry, including sectors such as travel and tourism
Posted: April 7, 2020, 1:00 pm
IATA thanked Eurocontrol member states and European Air Navigation Service Providers for agreeing to delay payments due for air navigation services in February through to May this year
Posted: April 7, 2020, 11:00 am
IATA called for support measures from the government of Panama to address the impact of the COVID-19 crisis on the air transport sector
Posted: April 6, 2020, 2:00 pm
The report shows continuing improvements in airline safety compared to 2018 and to the preceding five years
Posted: April 6, 2020, 11:00 am
IATA announced the postponement of the 76th AGM and World Air Transport Summit, initially planned for 22-23 June.
Posted: April 3, 2020, 5:00 pm
IATA is urging Asia-Pacific states to take urgent action to provide financial support to their airline industry impacted by the COVID-19 crisis
Posted: April 3, 2020, 8:00 am
IATA strengthened its call for urgent action from governments in Africa and the Middle East to provide financial relief to airlines
Posted: April 2, 2020, 2:00 pm
IATA announced global passenger traffic data for February 2020 showing that demand fell 14.1% compared to February 2019
Posted: April 2, 2020, 8:00 am
Demand, measured in cargo tonne kilometers, decreased by 1.4% compared to the same period in 2019
Posted: April 1, 2020, 12:00 pm
IATA published new analysis showing that airlines may burn through $61 billion of their cash reserves during the second quarter ending 30 June 2020
Posted: March 31, 2020, 2:00 pm