In alignment with the easing of travel restrictions in the UK, the Scottish government has outlined plans to relax its international travel regime and welcome the return of oversea flights and passengers.
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Satyaki Raghunath, Chief Strategy and Development Officer at Kempegowda International Airport, explains the vision behind the contactless travel ‘DigiYatra’ programme in creating a pan-Indian solution to be used across the entire travel and transportation ecosystem in India and beyond.
The EU Digital COVID-19 Certificate and the UK NHS COVID-19 Pass can now be uploaded into the IATA Travel Pass as verified proof of vaccination for travel.
Rotterdam The Hague Airport has become the first airport worldwide to be accredited for the first time at the highest level of the ACI ACA programme.
Post-Brexit, the value of trade being transported through Heathrow Airport could grow to over £204 billion, benefitting British businesses in every corner of the UK.
For International Airport Review, Luis Felipe de Oliveira, Director General of Airports Council International (ACI) World, discusses how there is no one-size-fits-all solution approach to recovery and that it will require heightened levels of collaboration and partnership among industry stakeholders in order to ensure success.
The Milano Malpensa Boutique offers passengers the opportunity to browse the airport boutiques' catalogues and reserve the available products before arrival.
The UK aviation industry has welcomed the government announcement that vaccinated travellers will no longer need to quarantine upon returning from amber list countries, but has outlined that that more steps still need to be taken.
The EASA/ECDC Aviation Health Safety Protocol has been updated in light of current scientific evidence and new European Union COVID-19 initiatives.
The Destination Summer campaign is mobilising aviation and tourism employees and individual travellers to urge policy-makers to coordinate and lift travel restrictions across Europe.
In order to avoid chaos at European airports during summer 2021, ACI Europe has called for governments to step up advance planning and work closer with the industry.
In order to avoid chaos at airports once passenger numbers begin to increase, IATA has called on governments to adopt digital processes at airports to streamline the checking of travel health credentials.
ACI Europe has reaffirmed the European aviation industry's commitment to net-zero emissions, and has called on States to implement more supportive regulatory and financing frameworks.
On 18 May 2021, the first long-haul flight fuelled by SAF produced 100 per cent in France flew from Paris-CDG to Montreal, Canada.