Calls for a balanced approach to air travel

IATA’s Director General and CEO, Alexandre de Juniac, has stressed that the industry’s situation is still perilous and called the pace of progress in reopening borders “frustrating.”

January 2021

Extremely low risk of viral transmission inflight

Inflight COVID-19 transmission is extremely rare. Since the start of 2020, there have been 44 confirmed or possible cases of COVID-19 associated with a flight. Over the same period, some 1.2 billion passengers have traveled. That equates to one case for every 27 million travelers.

November 2020

African aviation set for a dismal 2020

African aviation’s recovery will be weaker than expected, according to IATA, and reach just 30% of 2019 levels.