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Ethiopian Airlines Group has become the first African airline to conduct trial of IATA Travel Pass, a digital travel mobile app to enhance efficiency in testing or vaccine verifications. As travel restarts, travelers need accurate COVID-19-related information like testing and vaccine requirements which vary among countries.

Hotelbeds, one of the world’s leading bedbank has recently announced a strategic partnership with the International Air Transport Association (IATA), the trade association representing some 290 airlines or 82 percent of total air traffic.

Iberia is working with the International Air Transport Association (IATA) on the development of the digital health passport known as the IATA Travel Pass, and it will be the first airline to launch it in Europe-Latin America routes, specifically in Uruguay, on its Madrid-Montevideo flights.

Etihad Airways, the national airline of the UAE, has been awarded the New Distribution Capability (NDC) Level 4 certification, by the International Air Transport Association (IATA).

RwandAir will become the first African airline to trial IATA Travel Pass to enable safe and seamless international travel. The airline will begin a three week trial in April for customers travelling between Kigali and Nairobi in Kenya.

Cyprus Airways is proud to announce that it has become a member of the International Air Transport Association (IATA) that represents more than 280 airlines around the world.

International Air Transport Association (IATA) released data for global air freight markets showing that demand, measured in freight tonne kilometres, rose 2.1 percent in July, compared to the same period in 2017.

International Air Transport Association (IATA) released data for global air freight markets showing that demand, measured in freight tonne kilometres, rose 2.7 percent in June, compared to the same period in 2017.

International Air Transport Association (IATA) global passenger traffic results for May showed demand, measured in revenue passenger kilometres, rose 6.1 percent compared to the same month in 2017.

This also presented a slight pickup from six percent year-over-year growth for April this year. Capacity climbed 5.9 percent and load factor rose 0.1 percent to 80.1 percent.

Alexandre de Juniac, CEO, IATA, elaborated, "May was another solid month in terms of demand growth. As had been expected, we saw some moderation, as rising airline costs are reducing the stimulus from lower airfares.”

He noted jet fuel prices in particular are expected to be up nearly 26 percent this year compared to 2017 but, nevertheless, the record load factor for May signified strong demand for air connectivity.

World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) and International Air Transport Association (IATA) are partnering to achieve the benefits of biometrics and deliver traveller digital identity management throughout the travel and tourism sector for a seamless passenger experience.