Lanza Departamento de Transporte de EU campaña para viajeros con discapacidad

Durante la conmemoración del 37º aniversario de la Ley de Acceso a las Compañías Aéreas (ACAA), el Departamento de Transporte de Estados Unidos (DOT) anunció el lanzamiento de la campaña Accessible Air Travel, que tiene como objetivo aumentar la conciencia sobre el derecho de los viajeros aéreos con discapacidad a un transporte aéreo seguro, digno […]

OAG: Perspectivas del mercado de la aviación en EE.UU.

En total, las aerolíneas estadounidenses operarán 103 millones de asientos en julio de 2023, y las cuatro grandes: American, Southwest, Delta y United representan el 73% de esa capacidad. Así lo señala la radiografía de aerolíneas y rutas presentada por OAG. Cuando se trata de frecuencias, la aerolínea más ocupada del mundo en julio de […]

European and US regulations need fine tuning

Presenting at IATA’s Global Media Day, Conrad Clifford, IATA’s Senior Vice President and Deputy Director General, gave an overview of European and US regulatory issues, noting that these two regions are influential globally. He stressed that IATA seeks to be a trusted partner of governments, and that the industry supports smart regulation that enables connectivity. […]

EU and UK Digital Covid Certificates Recognized by IATA Travel Pass

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has announced that the EU Digital COVID Certificate (DCC) and UK NHS COVID Pass can now be uploaded into IATA Travel Pass as verified proof of vaccination for travel. Travelers holding an EU DCC or UK NHS COVID Pass can now access accurate COVID-19 travel information for their journey, […]

Statement on UK Recognition of Vaccinated Travelers from the EU and US

«Recognizing vaccinated travelers from the US and Europe is a positive, logical and long-overdue development. Along with restoring the individual freedom to reconnect and the ability of businesses to operate in global markets, it will help rescue livelihoods in the travel and tourism sector. Today’s announcement is an important step in the UK’s recovery. But […]

European Travel and Tourism Sector Launches “Destination Summer” Campaign Supporting the Safe Reopening of European Borders

As EU countries review the updated European Commission proposal to coordinate the easing of travel restrictions across Europe, Airlines For Europe (A4E), Airports Council International Europe (ACI EUROPE), the International Air Transport Association (IATA), and the European Travel Retail Confederation (ETRC) have together launched Destination Summer, with the goal of working with European Union and […]

Airlines & Airports Issue Stark Warning to European PMs on Inconsistent Approach to Travel Restrictions

Europe’s airline and airport associations have written to Prime Ministers, Transport, Health and Home Affairs Ministers across the European Union, Schengen and the UK, setting out deep concerns over their failure to implement coherent and science-based approaches to travel restrictions. The letter, sent jointly from Airports Council International Europe (ACI EUROPE), Airlines for Europe (A4E) […]

ACI Europe extends expected recovery timeframe to 2024

Airports body ACI Europe does not expect passenger traffic to regain 2019 levels until 2024 – a year later than in its previous projection. Demand for air travel in Europe is returning “at a slower pace than we had hoped for”, states ACI Europe director general Olivier Jankovec, and this has prompted the trade association […]

European aviation unites in calls for support for green recovery from COVID-19

With the gradual restarting of passenger air transport in the coming weeks, leaders from over a dozen air transport associations representing Europe’s aviation sector today issued an urgent call for EU leaders to prioritise specific decarbonisation initiatives in their allocation of future COVID-19 recovery funding. European aviation continues to reel from the sudden collapse of […]