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IATA urges governments to ease visa, travel restrictions

IATA urges governments to ease visa, travel restrictions

“The economic and social benefits of aviation can be spread only by removing onerous barriers to the free movement of people across borders,” said IATA’s director-general and CEO Alexandre de Juniac.

Emirates airline posts 82.5% drop in 2016-17 profit

Emirates airline posts 82.5% drop in 2016-17 profit

Leading Middle East airline Emirates said Thursday its profits had plunged by 82.5% in its last fiscal year, blaming fierce competition, currency devaluations and US travel restrictions.