We are witnessing perhaps the biggest crisis of the 21st century. Declared a pandemic by the World Health Organization, COVID-19 has affected every aspect of life worldwide. Airports, which ferry millions of passengers every day, unwittingly became the gateway for this contagion.
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IATA has called for governments to keep global supply chains open for air cargo to keep up with the demand for vital medical equipment during the COVID-19 crisis.
IATA has thanked governments who have been supportive of the industry during the COVID-19 pandemic but have asked that further worldwide governments follow suit.
A sustainable, cost-efficient, customer-centric baggage operation is achievable, if the industry is willing to openly collaborate, discusses Andrew Price, Head of Global Baggage Operations at IATA.
As airlines experience a drastic decline in demand due to the coronavirus crisis, IATA calls for airport slot requirements to be temporarily waived.
Thomas Edison said: “There is a way to do it better – find it”. This quest to do things better drives innovation across industries and sometimes unfolds paradigms that completely change our worldview. iTunes changed the music industry, Airbnb changed hospitality and AmazonGo is changing retail. Something similar is brewing…
The programme will aim to reduce audit complexity and duplication for cargo handling facilities and therefore reduce redundant audit efforts by 50 per cent.
The new sustainability and climate strategy announced by the European Commission has been eagerly welcomed by the EU aviation industry.
An IATA study based on the Netherlands recommends that employment and prosperity opportunities will be maximised by aviation competitiveness.
We spoke to Annet Steenbergen, Chair of the IATA Facilitation Working Group about creating a truly seamless passenger flow by facilitating trust.
IATA encourages aviation stakeholders to continue to be guided by the Chicago Convention in regard to facing challenges today and in the future.
In December 2018, Delta – in partnership with U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport and the Transportation Security Administration – unveiled the first biometric terminal in the United States. In a growing world that’s getting increasingly complicated, airports and airlines are turning to technology to streamline…
Alexandre de Juniac, Director General and CEO of IATA, discusses how improvement and investment in two integral areas of the aviation sector is essential if the industry is to remain successful in the future.
11 April 2019 | By NEXTT Vision (IATA & ACI)
The NEXTT vision proposes industry transformation that will deliver improvements in customer experience and operational processes by leveraging new and emerging technologies. To conclude the 2019 series of NEXTT webinars, the NEXTT team turned their attention to the impact on airport infrastructure. Increasing infrastructure capacity by implementing technology and innovative…