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This is how IATA sees air travel working in a post-COVID-19 world

TORONTO — IATA’s new guidelines for airport and airline operations offer the clearest picture yet of what air travel could look like as the world emerges from COVID-19 travel restrictions. “The mutual recognition of globally agreed measures is critical for the resumption of international travel,” says IATA. Meanwhile Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has announced an extension of the Canada-U.S. border closure until at least June 21.
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Find an alternative to quarantine measures, says IATA, or forget recovery

IATA is urging governments around the world to find an alternative to quarantine measures, saying that if travellers are told they need to quarantine even once borders reopen, air travel will stay just as stagnant and suffer the same losses as when borders were closed.
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Six in 10 say they can see travel resuming 1-2 months after COVID-19 contained

A new consumer confidence survey suggests that six in 10 travellers can see themselves travelling again within one to two months after the coronavirus pandemic has been contained, however four in 10 say it could be six months or more before they consider travelling
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IATA warns of “substantial” email phishing campaign in wake of COVID-19 pandemic

IATA has issued a warning about a fraudulent email campaign targeting travel agents in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic.
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Drop in passenger revenues for 2020 could hit $314 billion, says IATA

New analysis from IATA shows that the COVID-19 crisis will see airline passenger revenues drop by $314 billion in 2020, a 55% decline compared to 2019.
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25 million jobs in aviation and related sectors are at risk, says IATA

Some 25 million jobs are at risk due to plummeting demand for air travel, says IATA.
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“Airlines were hit by a sledgehammer” in February, says IATA

Global passenger demand in February fell 14.1% compared to February 2019, an unsurprising outcome given the ongoing COVID-19 crisis.
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Airlines could see net loss of $39 billion in Q2: IATA

The second quarter of 2020 will be especially tough for airlines, which may have to burn through US$61 billion in cash reserves.
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IATA says coronavirus impact could be upwards of US$113 billion

IATA has updated its analysis of the coronavirus’ financial impact on the global air transport industry.
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IATA reports major dip in January passenger demand

Global passenger traffic took a big hit in January due to the coronavirus, reports IATA.
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