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IATA Urges Adoption of Vaccine Certificates for Travelers

21st Jan 2021 | Adwoa Sasu Geneva¬†- The International Air Transport Association (IATA) urged all branches of the European Union to support an initiative from Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis to agree on a common digital European COVID-19 vaccination certificate that would enable those who are vaccinated to travel freely within Europe without COVID-19 testing. In an open letter to Ursula von der Leyen, President of the European Commission, and […]

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IATA issues a Statement on Closure of UK Travel Corridors

16th Jan 2021 | Adwoa Sasu The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has issued a statement to the closure of UK borders from Monday. This is what the association had to say, "IATA recognizes that the UK government is taking the steps it considers necessary to protect public health. While we understand this decision, it is of course deeply disappointing to see all travel corridors shut down, and universal testing […]

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Will there be more slot co-ordinated airports in Africa?

9th May 2018 | Elizabeth Sasu Airport slot negotiations are the preserve of the World's more congested airports. However, the SLOTS conference will take place in Cape Town next June and so with this in mind, I spoke to Lara Maughan, Head Worldwide Airport Slots for IATA JH: As head of worldwide airport slots, can you provide an overview of what your role entails? LM: As Head of Airport Slots […]

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