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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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