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IATA expects airlines to lose at least $75bn in 2021 | News

IATA expects airlines to lose at least $75bn in 2021 | News

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has released new analysis showing that the airline industry is expected to remain cash negative throughout 2021. Previous analysis, released in November, indicated that airlines would turn cash positive in the fourth quarter of 2021. At the industry level, airlines are now not expected to be cash positive until […]

IATA latest to call on government to reopen aviation sector | News

UNWTO: 2020 was worst year on record for tourism | News

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has added its voice to a chorus of demands for the UK government to include a vision for lifting border restrictions in a speech next week. Restarting air transport must be included in recovery plans for the UK economy, due to be outlined on Monday by prime minister Boris […]

Pegasus chief Nane takes up senior IATA post | News

Pegasus chief Nane takes up senior IATA post | News

Pegasus Airlines chief executive, Mehmet Nane, has been elected as chair of the audit committee of the International Air Transport Association (IATA). The decision was taken by the members of the IATA Board of Governors.  Nane will serve in the role for a three-year term. Commenting on the subject, Nane said: “The global aviation industry […]

IATA calls for global certification programme to reopen travel | News

Breaking Travel News investigates: IATA calls for government to reopen borders | Focus

The International Air Transport Association has called on governments to partner with the air transport industry to devise plans to safely re-link people, business and economies when the Covid-19 epidemiological situation permits. A priority for this critical cooperation is acceleration of the establishment of global standards for vaccination and testing certification. “We can see the […]

Etihad partners with IATA for Covid-19 Travel Pass | News

Etihad partners with IATA for Covid-19 Travel Pass | News

The International Air Transport Association and Etihad Airways have signed a partnership to launch the IATA Travel Pass for guests. The mobile app is designed to help passengers easily and securely manage their travel in line with government requirements for Covid-19 tests or vaccines. IATA Travel Pass will initially be offered to Etihad’s guests on […]

Breaking Travel News investigates: IATA calls for government to reopen borders | Focus

Breaking Travel News investigates: IATA calls for government to reopen borders | Focus

IATA director general, Alain de Juniac, has offered his first Covid-19 briefing for 2021 and called for government to focus on reopening borders to international aviation Before we get into discussing the virus, I would like to extend the sympathies of the industry to the families and loved ones of those who lost their lives […]

IATA unveils plans for new Travel Pass | News

IATA unveils plans for new Travel Pass | News

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) had unveiled key design elements of the IATA Travel Pass. The pass is a mobile app to help travellers easily and securely manage their travel in line with any government requirements for Covid-19 testing or vaccine information. “Testing is the immediate solution to safely re-open borders and re-connect people. […]

IATA AGM: Governments urged to following latest testing evidence | News

IATA AGM: Governments urged to following latest testing evidence | News

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has welcomed the publication of the manual on testing and cross border risk management measures by the International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO). The document provides governments a risk-based assessment tool for using testing programs that could alleviate quarantine requirements. It is a critical output produced by the ICAO Collaborative […]

IATA AGM: Travel Pass could unlock global borders | News

IATA AGM: Travel Pass could unlock global borders | News

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has 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. Governments are beginning to use testing as a means of limiting the risks of Covid-19 importation when re-opening their borders to travellers […]

IATA AGM: Sector faces deep losses into next year | News

IATA AGM: Sector faces deep losses into next year | News

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has released a revised outlook for airline industry performance, predicting deep losses into next year. The trade body predicts a net loss of $118.5 billion for the sector this year, significantly deeper than the $84 billion forecast made in June. Perhaps more worryingly, a net loss of $39 billion […]

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