The UK's House of Commons' Transport Committee held an informal virtual meeting with Transport Secretary, Grant Shapps, to discuss the implications of COVID-19 on transport.
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ACI World's latest data has shown the rapid effect the COVID-19 crisis has had on the aviation industry and it's now calling on governments to ensure solutions to this are fair and reasonable.
26 March 2020 | By IDEMIA
While airports have to process an increasing number of passengers, they experience ever more stringent immigration border control, induced by States’ regulations. Moreover, a recent study from IATA demonstrates how border control is a bottleneck in the passenger flow process, resulting in increasing traveller dissatisfaction. International hubs have to equip…
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.
Due to the restrictions put in place by the Spanish government as a result of the COVID-19 outbreak, Aena has adapted airport operations across its entire network.
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.
The AOA has said the UK government only allowing the industry financial help during the COVID-19 crisis on a case-by-case basis is "not feasible to provide the support necessary in the coming days".
ACI World has issued guidance for airports regarding security screening during the COVID-19 pandemic, to help protect both staff and passengers.
IATA has emphasised the importance of air cargo in combating the COVID-19 virus, and has called on governments to urgently implement protective measures.
Following the European Commission's decision to temporarily waive airport slot rules until 30 June 2020, ACI Europe and IATA have hailed the announcement.
To reach the airport’s mission of linking deep South America with the rest of the world requires innovation, efficiency and partnerships, explains João Pita, Head of Airline Business at GRU Airport.
What measures are airports and airlines taking in response to the impact of the COVID-19 outbreak? This page will be updated with the latest information.
ACI World's Director General, Angela Gittens, emphasised the need for a diverse workforce within the industry, considering the significant gender gap.
Through the introduction of a new 'Master List' of e-passport authentication certificates, ICAO will work to improve global border management and security.
As airlines experience a drastic decline in demand due to the coronavirus crisis, IATA calls for airport slot requirements to be temporarily waived.