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Airline Industry Statistics Confirm 2020 Was Worst Year on Record

Airline Industry Statistics Confirm 2020 Was Worst Year on Record

4August2021 (Montreal) – The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released the IATA World Air Transport Statistics (WATS)publication with performance figures for 2020 demonstratingthe devastating effects on global air transportduring that year of the COVID-19 crisis:

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June Air Travel Recovery Continues to Disappoint…

June Air Travel Recovery Continues to Disappoint

1 August2021 (Geneva) – The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced passenger demand performance for June 2021 showing a very slightimprovement in both international and domestic air travel markets. Demand remains significantly below pre-COVID-19 levels owing to international travel restrictions.

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Tax is Not the Answer to Aviation Sustainability

Tax is Not the Answer to Aviation Sustainability

15 July 2021 (Geneva)– The International Air Transport Association (IATA) warned that the reliance on taxation as the solution for cutting aviation emissions in the EU’s ‘Fit for 55’ proposal is counter-productive to the goal of sustainable aviation. EU policy needs to support practical emission reduction measures such as incentives for Sustainable Aviation Fuels (SAF) and modernization of air traffic management.

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Marginal Improvements in May Travel Demand

Marginal Improvements in May Travel Demand

7 July 2021 (Geneva) – The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced that both international and domestic travel demand showed marginal improvements in May 2021, compared to the prior month, but traffic remained well below pre-pandemic levels. Recovery in international traffic in particular continued to be stymied by extensive government travel restrictions.

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IATA Launches Self Registration Portal ..

IATA Launches Self Registration Portal for IATA Travel Pass Lab Network

29June2021 (Geneva)- The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has launched a self-registration portal to make it easier for COVID-19 testing labs to join the IATA Travel Pass Lab Network.

IATA’s Lab Network provides a list of eligible lab locations around the globe so that travelers can easily find a location for a COVID-19 test prior to travel.  The newly launched portal provides a one-stop-shop for labs to self-register to be included in the Network.

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