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IATA: Aviation sector continues to deteriorate

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has found that passenger traffic fell in February, both compared to pre-Covid-19 levels in February 2019, and to the immediate month prior, January this year. Because comparisons between 2021 and 2020 monthly results are distorted by the extraordinary impact of Covid-19, unless otherwise noted all comparisons are to February […]

IATA: 2020 worst year in history of aviation

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has announced full-year global passenger traffic results for 2020 showing that demand (revenue passenger kilometres) fell by 66 per cent compared to the full year of 2019. This is by far the sharpest traffic decline in aviation history. Furthermore, forward bookings have been falling sharply since late December. According […]

IATA calls for EU-wide Covid-19 vaccination certificate

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has urged all branches of the European Union to support an initiative from Greek prime minister, Kyriakos Mitsotakis, to agree a common digital European Covid-19 vaccination certificate. It is hoped the digital document would enable those who are vaccinated to travel freely within Europe without testing. In an open […]

Slow aviation recovery comes to a standstill | News

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has announced that the slow recovery in passenger demand came to a halt in November. A moderate return had been slowing in place since the summer travel season in the northern hemisphere came to an end. Total demand (measured in revenue passenger kilometres or RPKs) was down 70 per […]

Slow aviation recovery comes to a standstill

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has announced that the slow recovery in passenger demand came to a halt in November. A moderate return had been slowing in place since the summer travel season in the northern hemisphere came to an end. Total demand (measured in revenue passenger kilometres or RPKs) was down 70 per […]

IATA data reveals slowdown in aviation recovery

Figures from the International Air Transport Association have confirmed that passenger demand in September remained highly depressed. Total demand (measured in revenue passenger kilometres or RPKs) was 73 per cent below September 2019 levels. This is only a slightly improvement over the 75 per cent year-to-year decline recorded in August. Capacity was down 63 per […]

IATA urges governments to help struggling airlines

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has presented new analysis showing that the airline industry cannot slash costs sufficiently to neutralise the severe cash burn caused by Covid-19. As a result, the sector is unlikely to be able to avoid bankruptcies and preserve jobs in 2021. IATA reiterated its call for government relief measures to […]

IATA joins with ACI for latest aviation appeal

Airports Council International (ACI) World and the International Air Transport Association (IATA) have reinforced an urgent call for governments to use testing as a means to safely re-open borders and re-establish global connectivity. The organisations argue the move it necessary to prevent the systemic collapse of the aviation industry. There have also been calls for […]

IATA seeks to reassure passengers over onboard Covid-19 transmission risks | News

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has sought to demonstrate the low incidence of in-flight Covid-19 transmission with an updated tally of published cases. Since the start of 2020 there have been 44 cases of Covid-19 reported in which transmission is thought to have been associated with a flight journey (inclusive of confirmed, probable and […]

IATA seeks to reassure passengers over onboard Covid-19 transmission risks

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has sought to demonstrate the low incidence of in-flight Covid-19 transmission with an updated tally of published cases. Since the start of 2020 there have been 44 cases of Covid-19 reported in which transmission is thought to have been associated with a flight journey (inclusive of confirmed, probable and […]