At the 32nd ACI Europe Annual Congress and General Assembly in Rome, ACI Europe President Javier Marín said, “It’s time to connect the dots”, calling for more regulatory coherence to support a strong and sustainable aviation future.
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The International Air Transport Association has released an upgraded outlook for the airline industry’s 2022 financial performance as air travel’s speed of recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic quickens.
Evidence from the Asia Pacific Travel Retail Association and Airports Council International Asia-Pacific demonstrates that governments must show more support for a simpler return of tourism and passenger recovery.
Airports Council International Latin America and the Caribbean has suggested that governments should avoid reintroducing strict air travel restrictions, to avoid any further impact to aviation’s recovery.
Luis Felipe de Oliveira, Director General of ACI World, looks back over the past two years and explains his outlook on the recovery and the importance placing sustainability at the core of the airport sector’s business strategies.
Latest International Air Transport Association data shows that global air cargo markets halved in November 2021 due to supply chain disruptions.
In response to the Omicron variant of COVID-19, the International Air Transport Association has urged governments to follow World Health Organization travel advice to revoke the latest travel bans.
With the reopening of EU states for travel, the International Air Transport Association (IATA) urges for the EU Digital COVID-19 Certificates (DCC) to be viewed as a global standard.
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.
Diego Arrosa, CEO of Corporación América in Uruguay, explains to International Airport Review that it is the airport workforce’s adaptability and resiliency which has seen Carrasco International Airport through the COVID-19 pandemic.
IATA says it supports COVID-19 testing as a pathway to reopen borders to international travel. But their support is not unconditional. In addition to being reliable, testing needs to be easily accessible, affordable, and appropriate to the risk level.
ICAO's 'Establishing a Public Health Corridor' iPack is composed of guidance material, support personnel, training and other resources in order to assist countries in establishing travel corridors.
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.