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ICAO stresses air transport’s role to Covid-19 recovery strategies

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International Civil Aviation Organisation’s (ICAO) Council President and Secretary General welcomed the G20 leaders’ statement on Covid-19, including its underscoring of how this unprecedented pandemic serves as “a powerful reminder of our interconnectedness and vulnerabilities.” “From the standpoints of travel and trade, global interconnectedness relies significantly on the unmatched speed and reliability of international civil…

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Extraordinary G20 Leaders’ summit statement on COVID-19

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The unprecedented Covid-19 pandemic is a powerful reminder of our interconnectedness and vulnerabilities. The virus respects no borders. Combating this pandemic calls for a transparent, robust, coordinated, large-scale and science-based global response in the spirit of solidarity. We are strongly committed to presenting a united front against this common threat. We are deeply saddened by…

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G20 responds to Covid-19 outbreak

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The representatives of the G20 Leaders, discussed the COVID-19 pandemic and its impact on people and the global economy during the second Sherpa meeting in Khobar, Saudi Arabia. We are deeply saddened by the human tragedy caused by the spread of COVID-19 and stand in solidarity with all affected countries. This pandemic calls for a…

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Massive surge in demand for isolation pod

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Demand for the EU recognized isolation pod EpiShuttle has increased by almost 18 times during the last two weeks. Now the Norwegian company EpiGuard scales up production to meet global surge in demand for safe patient transport. The world is experiencing major challenges providing medical equipment and safe transportation for patients infected with coronavirus (COVID-19).…

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Middle East – Urgent emergency support requested for airlines

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The International Air Transport Association (IATA) is appealing to governments in the Middle East, as part of a worldwide campaign, to provide emergency support to airlines as they fight for survival due to the evaporation of air travel demand as a result of the COVID-19 crisis. Alexandre de Juniac, IATA’s Director General and CEO, said:…

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IATA backs aviation regulation flexibility during COVID-19 crisis

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has welcomed decisions taken by aviation regulators to provide flexibility to airlines and flight crew during the COVID-19 crisis, whilst urging others to follow suit. Gilberto Lopez Meyer, IATA’s Senior Vice President, Safety and Flight Operations, said: “Safety is the industry’s top priority. Countries have a well-established licensing system…

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The Emirates Group’s business response to COVID-19

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Since the COVID-19 outbreak began, Emirates and dnata have been adapting operations in line with regulatory directives as well as travel demand. The airline has aimed to maintain passenger flights for as long as feasible to help travellers return home amidst an increasing number of travel bans, restrictions, and country lockdowns across the world. It…

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Security industry event rescheduled due to Coronavirus (Covid-19)

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Show organisers decide to reschedule ISC West 2020 due to concerns regarding the current Coronavirus (Covid-19) outbreak across the globe After consultations between show organisers and the wider security community event organisers, Reed Exhibitions, have made the reluctant decision to reschedule this years’ ISC West which was due to take place from March 17-20 in…

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SECON 2020 – Postponed due to Covid-19

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Organisers of SECON 2020 in Kintex, Korea have made the decision to postpone the event in light of the Covid-19 virus outbreak in China. So far more than 40,000 people have been infected around the world, the vast majority inside China and two-thirds of them in Wuhan and surrounding Hubei province. There have been 910…

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