The International Air Transport Association (IATA) is once again calling on the Canadian Government to urgently discontinue the current COVID-19 related travel restrictions. These are now out of step with the global trend of lifting travel restrictions and are partly responsible for the ongoing delays and disruption affecting air travelers across Canada.
The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released May 2022 data for global air cargo markets showing that the easing of Omicron restrictions in China helped to alleviate supply chain constraints and contributed to a performance improvement in May.
IATA has announced passenger data for May 2022 showing that the recovery in air travel accelerated heading into the Northern Hemisphere peak summer travel season.
Willie Walsh, IATA Director General says the UK’s competitiveness, passengers and airlines need help now.
IATA has urged governments to work closely with the aviation industry to ensure that aviation and incumbent aviation safety systems can safely co-exist with new 5G services. The call came as the industry was meeting in Doha, Qatar at the 78th IATA Annual General Meeting.
IATA has called on governments to further support the safe carriage of lithium batteries by developing and implementing global standards for screening, fire-testing and incident information sharing.