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19.01.2021

Etihad Airways one of the First Airlines Globally to Launch IATA Travel Pass

IATA & Etihad announced partnership to launch the IATA Travel Pass for Etihad Airways’ guests

  • Press Release
  • COVID-19
  • Africa & Middle East (AME)
  • All Regions
19.01.2021

Emirates to Become one of the First Airlines Globally to Trial IATA Travel Pass

IATA partners with Emirates on IATA Travel Pass, an app that manages testing or vaccine information.

  • Press Release
  • COVID-19
  • Africa & Middle East (AME)
  • All Regions
07.01.2021

IATA Welcomes the Resumption of Air Connectivity between Key Nations in the Middle East

IATA welcomes the ‘solidarity and stability’ agreement that will see Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, UAE and Egypt open borders with Qatar.

  • Press Release
  • Air Traffic Management
  • Africa & Middle East (AME)
07.01.2021

Passenger Demand Recovery Grinds to a Halt in November

Passenger demand which slowed since the Northern hemisphere’s summer came to a halt in November 2020

  • Press Release
  • Economics & Traffic Results
  • Passenger Experience
  • Africa & Middle East (AME)
  • All Regions
  • Asia Pacific
  • Europe
  • North Asia
  • The Americas
07.01.2021

Air Cargo Demand Improves in November, Capacity Remains Constrained

Global air freight markets in November 2020 show that volumes improved compared to October, but remain depressed compared to 2019. 

  • Press Release
  • Cargo
  • Economics & Traffic Results
  • Africa & Middle East (AME)
  • All Regions
  • Asia Pacific
  • Europe
  • North Asia
  • The Americas
22.12.2020

Al-Awadhi New RVP for Africa and Middle East

IATA announced that Kamil H. Al-Awadhi will be appointed IATA’s Regional Vice President for Africa and Middle East (AME), effective 1 March 2021.

  • Press Release
  • IATA Matters
  • Africa & Middle East (AME)
08.12.2020

Passenger Recovery Disappoints in October

October 2020 passenger demand (RPK) down 70.6% compared to October 2019

  • Press Release
  • Economics & Traffic Results
  • Passenger Experience
  • Africa & Middle East (AME)
  • All Regions
  • Asia Pacific
  • Europe
  • North Asia
  • The Americas
25.11.2020

International Air Connectivity Crisis Threatens Global Economic Recovery

IATA released data revealing that the COVID-19 crisis has had a devastating impact on international connectivity, shaking up the rankings of the world’s most connected cities.

  • Press Release
  • Economics & Traffic Results
  • COVID-19
  • Africa & Middle East (AME)
  • All Regions
  • Asia Pacific
  • Europe
  • North Asia
  • The Americas
13.11.2020

AFCAC, IATA, AFRAA Join Forces to Promote Aviation Safety & Connectivity Across Africa

IATA and AFRAA joined forces with the African Civil Aviation Commission (AFCAC) on a 3-year safety project.

  • Press Release
  • Safety & Flight Operations
  • Africa & Middle East (AME)
11.11.2020

Adopting ICAO CART Guidance Crucial for Africa’s Economic Revival

IATA is urging Africa’s authorities to accelerate implementation of ICAO's guidance for the safe resumption of air travel and tourism.

  • Press Release
  • COVID-19
  • Africa & Middle East (AME)
04.11.2020

September Offers No Relief to Passenger Downturn

Passenger demand in September 2020 remained highly depressed with total demand (RPKs) 72.8% below September 2019.

  • Press Release
  • Economics & Traffic Results
  • Passenger Experience
  • COVID-19
  • Africa & Middle East (AME)
  • All Regions
  • Asia Pacific
  • Europe
  • North Asia
  • The Americas
04.11.2020

Air Cargo Recovery Continues in September

September 2020 data for global air freight markets show that demand, while strengthening, remains depressed compared to 2019.

  • Press Release
  • Cargo
  • COVID-19
  • Africa & Middle East (AME)
  • All Regions
  • Asia Pacific
  • Europe
  • North Asia
  • The Americas
21.10.2020

Significant Fuel, Time & CO2 Savings Expected from Jordan / Israel Airspace Agreement

IATA welcomed the recent agreement between Jordan and Israel for flights across both countries.

  • Press Release
  • Air Traffic Management
  • Africa & Middle East (AME)
21.10.2020

IATA Revises 2020 Passenger Traffic Forecast Down for Africa

Q4 2020 bookings show that the recovery continues to falter mainly for international travel.

  • Press Release
  • Economics & Traffic Results
  • COVID-19
  • Africa & Middle East (AME)
21.10.2020

IATA Revises 2020 Passenger Traffic Forecast Down for the Middle East

Regional travel picked up from April but international travel remained heavily constrained by government restrictions

  • Press Release
  • Economics & Traffic Results
  • COVID-19
  • Africa & Middle East (AME)
08.10.2020

Financial Aid, COVID-19 Testing Key to Aviation’s Survival in Southern Africa

IATA outlined the key priorities for sustainability of aviation in Southern Africa in the face of COVID-19

  • Press Release
  • Legal & Regulatory
  • COVID-19
  • Africa & Middle East (AME)
01.10.2020

1.7 Million Middle East Jobs will be Lost due to COVID-19 and Border Closures

IATA warned that the damage being done to the Middle East aviation industry and on economies by the shutdown of air traffic owing to the COVID-19 pandemic has deepened.

  • Press Release
  • COVID-19
  • Africa & Middle East (AME)
01.10.2020

4.5 Million African Jobs at Risk due to COVID-19 and Travel Restrictions

IATA warned that the damage being done to the African aviation industry and on economies by the shutdown of air traffic owing to the COVID-19 pandemic has deepened.

  • Press Release
  • COVID-19
  • Africa & Middle East (AME)
29.09.2020

Traffic Forecast Downgrade After Dismal Summer

IATA downgraded its traffic forecast for 2020 to reflect a weaker-than-expected recovery, as evidenced by a dismal end to the summer travel season in the Northern Hemisphere.

  • Press Release
  • Economics & Traffic Results
  • COVID-19
  • Africa & Middle East (AME)
  • All Regions
  • Asia Pacific
  • Europe
  • North Asia
  • The Americas
29.09.2020

Insufficient Capacity Dampens Air Cargo in August

IATA released data for global air freight markets in August showing that improvement remains slow amid insufficient capacity.

  • Press Release
  • Cargo
  • COVID-19
  • Africa & Middle East (AME)
  • All Regions
  • Asia Pacific
  • Europe
  • North Asia
  • The Americas