The Abu Dhabi-based airline has cancelled dozens of flights and asked some staff to bring forward paid leave as it tackles a collapse in global travel demand.
ForwardKeys has concluded agreements with the International Air Transport Association and Airlines Reporting Corporation to include their global ticketing data in its portfolio of products and services.
“Given the environment of declining world trade activity and tariff wars, rising political and geopolitical tensions and a slowing global economy, it is difficult to see the trend reversing in the near term,” said Alexandre de Juniac, IATA director general.
Both airlines have now achieved IATA NDC Level 4 Certification, which recognises that both airlines use ‘Full Offer’ and ‘Order Management’ messages with complex servicing, compliant with the industry standard NDC message schema.
The International Air Transport Association has warned that up to 120,000 jobs supported by air transport could be at risk from an erosion of UK air transport competitiveness.
Officials have unveiled plans for a new tax on all flights from airports in France. Branded as an ‘eco-tax’, the new levy is expected to raise around €180 million annually from 2020, according to transport minister, Elisabeth Borne.