IATA Outlines Layered Approach for Industry Re-Start

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) revealed details of its proposed temporary layered approach to biosecurity for re-starting passenger flights amid the COVID-19 crisis. IATA has published Biosecurity for Air Transport: A Roadmap for Restarting Aviation which outlines IATA’s proposal for a layering of temporary biosecurity measures. The Roadmap aims to provide the confidence that governments will need to enable the re-opening of borders to passenger travel; and the confidence that travelers will need to return to flying. “There is no single measure that will reduce risk and enable a safe re-start of flying. But a layering measures that are … Continue reading IATA Outlines Layered Approach for Industry Re-Start

Turkish Airlines draws the world’s biggest national flag in the sky to honor the founding of the Grand National Assembly of Turkey

A commercial film following flight TK1920 has been broadcasted across Turkish Airlines’ social media accounts Turkey’s national flag carrier performed one of the most significant flights on April 23, the 100th anniversary of the founding of the Grand National Assembly, and National Sovereignty and Children’s Day. The TC-JJF registered Boeing 777-300 (ER) type aircraft, which arrived in Ankara in the morning for this special flight, took off from Esenboğa Airport on April 23 at 09:40, local time. Representing the date 23 April 1920, flight TK1920 lasted approximately two hours and followed a route in which the crescent and star symbols … Continue reading Turkish Airlines draws the world’s biggest national flag in the sky to honor the founding of the Grand National Assembly of Turkey

Airport Show 2020 rescheduled to October

Dubai to play its important role in supporting global aviation recovery October event will be a catalyst for faster industry resurgence The world’s largest annual airport industry B2B platform has been rescheduled to take place from 26-28 October 2020 at the Dubai World Trade Centre (DWTC) where it was scheduled earlier for June. The new dates reflect the aviation industry’s confidence of normalcy returning to global markets by then and the lifting of extensive travel restrictions around the world following the COVID-19 pandemic. Organized by Reed Exhibitions Middle East under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al … Continue reading Airport Show 2020 rescheduled to October

Carbon Emissions Per Passenger Decrease

TheInternational Air Transport Association (IATA)published information confirming that carbon emissions per passenger have declined by more than 50% since 1990. Much of the improvement has occurred because the industry has achieved an annual fuel efficiency improvement of 2.3% over the period since 2009, some 0.8 percentage points ahead of target.  This progress is a combination of investments in more efficient aircraft and operational efficiencies. “Cutting per passenger emissions in half is an amazing achievement of the technical expertise and innovation in the aviation industry. But we have even bigger ambitions. From 2020 we will cap net emissions. And by 2050 … Continue reading Carbon Emissions Per Passenger Decrease