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IATA urges governments to avoid quarantine measures, proposes alternatives

IATA urges governments to avoid quarantine measures, proposes alternatives

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) urged governments to avoid quarantine measures when re-opening their economies.

Airline debt may balloon to $550bn by end-2020; debt to weigh down airline recovery: IATA

Airline debt may balloon to $550bn by end-2020; debt to weigh down airline recovery: IATA

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released analysis showing that the airline industry’s global debt could rise to $550bn by the year-end.

Quarantine measures make slow recovery more difficult: IATA

Quarantine measures make slow recovery more difficult: IATA

Quarantine measures on arrival would further damage confidence in air travel, International Air Transport Association said and noted international travel cannot re-start under such conditions.

Mideast airlines may lose $24bn revenue this year on Covid-19 impact: IATA

Mideast airlines may lose $24bn revenue this year on Covid-19 impact: IATA

Airlines in the Middle East could lose $24bn of passenger revenue this year compared to 2019, as carriers in the region continue to be battered by the impact of Covid-19 ...

IATA seeks emergency support for Mideast airlines

IATA seeks emergency support for Mideast airlines

International Air Transport Association (IATA) has appealed to governments in the Middle East to ‘provide emergency support’ to airlines ‘as they fight for survival’ ...

Suspend airport slot rules immediately because of coronavirus: IATA

Suspend airport slot rules immediately because of coronavirus: IATA

Rules governing airport slots should be suspended immediately in light of the disruption to flight schedules caused by coronavirus to prevent airlines being penalised, industry body IATA said on Monday.

Mideast airlines post 'strong performance' in November: IATA

Mideast airlines post 'strong performance' in November: IATA

Driven by “robust” demand from Asian and European markets, Middle Eastern airlines posted a strong performance of 7.4% traffic increase in November 2019

Airspace congestion still piles up huge delays in GCC region: De Junaic

Airspace congestion still piles up huge delays in GCC region: De Junaic

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) firmly believes the airline industry is suffering on account of the airspace congestion in the GCC, which is piling up delays in the region.

Qatar Airways renews certification of IATA industry-leading environmental management system

Qatar Airways renews certification of IATA industry-leading environmental management system

Qatar Airways received “recognition of its continued commitment” to environmental management at International Air Transport Association’s (IATA) Board of Governors meeting last week.

Airlines to continue staff hiring in 2020 on anticipated industry growth: IATA

Airlines to continue staff hiring in 2020 on anticipated industry growth: IATA

Airlines are expecting to continue hiring over the next year, as capacity and traffic are expected to grow further, though the pace of expansion is slower than 2018 ...

Ticket taxes, visa requirements ‘discourage’ global inbound tourism, business travel: IATA

Ticket taxes, visa requirements ‘discourage’ global inbound tourism, business travel: IATA

Ticket taxes and visa requirements “discourage” inbound tourism and business travel globally, according to the International Air Transport Association.

Qatar Airways among global airlines committed to ‘25by2025’ campaign

Qatar Airways among global airlines committed to ‘25by2025’ campaign

Qatar Airways and five other Middle Eastern and African airlines have already committed to the ‘25by2025’ campaign, which seeks to address gender balance in civil aviation.