The two aviation bodies have outlined that implementing an internationally agreed approach to testing will support the recovery of air travel.
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In addition to removing the three destinations from the travel corridors list, the Greek island of Crete has been deemed safe and subsequently added.
ACI and IATA have outlined that testing should replace restrictive quarantine measures in order to support the recovery of air travel.
With an imbalance between the current tax burden and the foregone global GDP impacts, ACI World has outlined potential remedies to support aviation.
The UK government's Global Travel Taskforce will work to develop an operationalised approach for testing international arrivals.
As a result of a decrease in COVID-19 cases, Lesvos, Santorini, Serifos, Tinos and Zakynthos have been added to the UK travel corridors list.
After urging the European Commission to implement COVID-19 testing in September, three aviation bodies have intensified the calls for replacing quarantine requirements prior to the holiday season in order to support the recovery of the industry.
The UK government has announced the removal of Turkey, Poland, Bonaire, St Eustatius and Saba from its travel exemptions list following an increase in COVID-19 cases.
ACI World has reinforced the industry’s need for the widespread deployment of COVID-19 testing of international passengers before travel.
People arriving in the UK from Denmark, Slovakia, Iceland and Curaçao – beginning on 26 September 2020 – will need to self-isolate for two weeks.
ICCAN highlights how there is limited quality evidence on how aviation noise impacts someone’s quality of life, health and wellbeing.
22 September 2020 | By AOE GmbH
The travel industry has been decimated by COVID-19 and airports have become white elephants for many months. When the big resumption happens, recovery is anything but guaranteed. There will be a new breed of travellers, concerned about very different things from the past. They will be more concerned about safety…
The open letter to the President of the European Commission has called for the development of an EU COVID-19 testing protocol for travel.
As part of its efforts to support the industry through the COVID-19 pandemic, ICAO has published a joint statement with seven UN bodies.
21 September 2020 | By NEXTT Vision (IATA & ACI)
As a joint initiative of ACI and IATA, NEXTT (New Experience Travel Technologies) creates a shared vision for the future of travel. The COVID-19 pandemic and the impacts it has had on travel, passenger confidence and airport operations has further confirmed the validity of and need for concepts of NEXTT. The…