Tag: IATA

IATA: Air travel unlikely to bounce back before 2024

  The International Air Transport Association (IATA) is not   optimistic about the immediate future of air travel, saying in a statement on its website on July 28  that global passenger traffic is not likely to return to “pre-COVID-19 levels until 2024.” It had originally projected that...

“Forget facemasks,” says top airline doctor. Frequent handwashing is key to fighting Covid-19

Singapore – A top airline doctor announced that frequent washing of hands is the best way to avoid Covid-19 and to “forget facemasks and rubber gloves.” There is an ongoing debate on whether or not one should wear face masks only when ill. However, according...

Hajj and umrah only carrier in talks with Airbus

Eaglexpress, the haj and umrah only airliner from Kuala Lumpur, confirmed to The Independent that it is in talks with Airbus since last year with regards to the acquisition of various models of aircraft. "We have been working closely with them to develop a configuration that...