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UPDATED ON FEB 24, 2021 07:47 AM IST
While the efficacy of vaccines on mutated Covid-19 strains are under debate, the tightening of quarantine models to contain the threat from highly infectious coronavirus variants is damping hopes of a swift rebound in international air travel.
UPDATED ON FEB 22, 2021 05:16 PM IST
- For restarting international travel as global vaccine rollouts get underway, Air New Zealand to trial digital Covid 'vaccination passport'
UPDATED ON FEB 08, 2021 05:01 PM IST
Airlines maps are ditching business hubs and are being overhauled to reflect new demand in leisure travel. Here’s what you need to know about the opportunity for travellers right now
UPDATED ON DEC 02, 2020 01:09 PM IST
Governments and businesses must chart a path out of this pandemic that minimises inequities.
Digital health pass: ‘IATA Travel Pass’, supporting travellers and safe reopening of borders amid Covid-19, to be out soon
By Asian News International | Posted by Zarafshan Shiraz | Geneva [Switzerland]
UPDATED ON NOV 24, 2020 10:46 AM IST
IATA Travel Pass or the digital health pass will manage and verify the secure flow of necessary testing or vaccine information among governments, airlines, laboratories and travellers
By Associated Press| Posted by Susmita Pakrasi | Frankfurt (Germany)
PUBLISHED ON JUL 28, 2020 09:18 PM IST
The International Air Transport Association pushed back its prediction by one year due to the slow containment of the outbreak in the U.S. and developing countries.
By Asian News International | Geneva (Switzerland)
UPDATED ON MAY 01, 2020 07:10 AM IST
The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has announced global passenger traffic results for March showing that demand measured in total revenue passenger kilometres dived 52.9 per cent compared to the year-ago period.
By Bloomberg | Hindustan Times
UPDATED ON APR 28, 2020 04:17 PM IST
Lenders worldwide have pledged more than $31 billion of loans to major airlines scrabbling to line up funding as the coronavirus pandemic forces them to ground their fleets.
By Reuters | Paris
UPDATED ON APR 12, 2020 10:19 AM IST
Major airlines are seeking operating subsidies for key routes once coronavirus restrictions are lifted, a leaked lobbying document shows, stoking tensions with some low-cost carriers that are less likely to benefit from the additional funds.
By Indo Asian News Service | New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON NOV 08, 2019 07:25 AM IST
According to the International Air Transport Association (IATA), India’s domestic air passenger volume -- measured in revenue passenger kilometres (RPKs) -- was the lowest among the major aviation markets such as Australia, Brazil, China, Japan, Russia and the US.
By Angus Whitley
UPDATED ON JUN 01, 2019 06:20 PM IST
The reality is that safety, whether it be the training of pilots or add-on features in planes, costs money and there’s a limit to how much the industry can spend safeguarding human life
By Anurag Kotoky | Bloomberg
UPDATED ON MAY 29, 2019 03:58 PM IST
Airlines, regulators and Boeing will meet in five to seven weeks to try and set a common timeline on when the Max could return to service and how trust could be restored, CEO De Juniac said.
By David Fickling- Bloomberg | Hindustan Times, Delhi
UPDATED ON NOV 21, 2018 12:25 PM IST
Privatising an airport doesn’t necessarily make it more efficient. One 2008 study found there was little difference between the performance of airports 100%-owned by commercially oriented government corporations and those majority controlled by private businesses.
By Neha LM Tripathi | Hindustan Times
UPDATED ON APR 04, 2018 01:26 PM IST
Jet Airways had the facility earlier but stopped the service in June 2017 owing to issues