Most airlines are considering downsizing their staff over the next 12 months due to the coronavirus crisis, the International Air Transport Association (IATA) said on Wednesday, citing an internal survey.
Global airlines warned that 25 million jobs across the world could be at risk from the coronavirus travel downturn and the industry’s representative body said airline finances were so fragile they could not afford to refund customers.
Global airlines are predicting their first industry-wide profit since 2019 next year as air travel rebounds from COVID-19 restrictions, while a new war of words erupted with airports on Tuesday
Over the summer travel months of July and August, Emirates handled nearly 1.2 million customers at its hub, compared to 402,000 customers
Global air passenger traffic plunged by an unprecedented 66 per cent in 2020 owing to travel restrictions imposed during the COVID-19 pandemic, an industry group said.
The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released data for global air freight markets in November showing that freight volumes improved compared to October, but remain depressed compared to 2019. Capacity remains constrained from the loss
The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has developed industry standards that will bring the aim of having travellers arrive at airports ready-to-fly one step closer to reality.
It recently signed a contract with IATA to adopt the solution on its global network. The IATA Travel Pass app is now available for Emirates customers travelling from 50 cities and is expected to cover more than 120 destinations by next October.
For members of the International Air Transport Association, gathered in Doha for their annual meeting this week, minds are focused on how far such increases risk undermining passenger growth targets.