IATA Reacts to Latest US Travel Restrictions

IATA Reacts to Latest US Travel Restrictions

Prepare for the broad economic consequences of these actions. Safety-including public health-is always a top priority. Governments must also recognize that airlines-employing some 2.7 million people-are under extreme financial and operational pressures. They need support”, said Alexandre de Juniac, IATA’s...
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What Trump’s European Travel Ban Means For Passengers

What Trump’s European Travel Ban Means For Passengers

Yesterday the world was taken by surprise when US President Trump announced a travel ban between the EU’s Schengen travel area and the United States. Clearly yesterday’s travel ban will have huge consequences for global connectivity, however, how will it...
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What Effect Could Coronavirus Pandemic Have On African Aviation?

What Effect Could Coronavirus Pandemic Have On African Aviation?

Based on the impacts SARS had on aviation, IATA now predicts Africa will lose 0.4% of its revenue passenger kilometers (RPK), if the disease is contained within the most affected nations. Chinese investors have plowed money into African aviation infrastruct...
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U.S. Airlines Expand Free Ticket Change Policy Amid Coronavirus Uncertainty

U.S. Airlines Expand Free Ticket Change Policy Amid Coronavirus Uncertainty

The largest U.S. airlines are allowing passengers to rebook tickets through April 30 without paying fees to change flights citing uncertainty about traveling during the coronavirus outbreak. The expanded waivers come as major U.S. airlines have reported a shar...
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