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Statement on Ebola Outbreak

31 July 2014

An Ebola virus disease (EVD) outbreak has been reported in Sierra Leone, Liberia and Guinea. The Int...

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Statement on tragic week for aviation

24 July 2014

Every day, approximately 100,000 flights take to the sky and land without incident. In 2013 more tha...

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Celebrating 100 years of commercial flights!

24 January 2014

We\'re celebrating 100 years of commercial flight which began on 1 January 1914 on a 23 minute fligh...

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Schengen Area, Bulgaria, Croatia and Romania: New Passport Validity Requirements

17 July 2013

On 26 June 2013, the European Union published regulation EU 610/2013, modifying Regulation EU 562/20...

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IATA Global Passenger Survey

11 June 2013

It is time for the Global Passenger Survey again! IATA conducts this annual survey to obtain insight...

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The Henley & Partners Visa Restrictions Index – A Global Ranking of Countries based on the Travel Freedoms their Citizens Enjoy

26 August 2010

In today’s globalized world, visa restrictions play an important role in controlling the movement ...

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WHO develops health advisory for 2010 FIFA World Cup

04 June 2010

The World Health Organization (WHO) has developed health advisory for the 2010 FIFA World Cup which ...

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Cooperation to Keep Flying Secure

30 December 2009

Geneva - The International Air Transport Association (IATA) reiterated that the security of passenge...

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Influenza A(H1N1) Swine Flu –Travel regulations introduced by: Japan, China, Australia, France, India, Argentina, Turkey, Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador, Costa Rica, Nicaragua, Panama, Spain, Sri Lanka and more…

29 May 2009

Amsterdam , 29 May 2009, 15:02 CET. The WHO is not recommending travel restrictions relat...

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Frequently asked questions – Influenza A(H1N1) and Air Travel

29 May 2009

Is it safe to travel? The World Health Organization (WHO) is the expert internationa...

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UK changes to entry and transit requirements for citizens of Chinese Taipei (Taiwan), South Africa and Jamaica

20 February 2009

Effective from the 3rd March 2009 the UK government has introduced changes to entry and transit rest...

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Electronic System for Travel Authorization (ESTA) launched

23 January 2009

With effect from 12th January 2009, the procedures for travellers to the United States wishing to en...

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USA Visa Waiver Program (VWP) expansion – Electronic System for Travel Authorization (ESTA)

18 November 2008

Effective 17 November 2008, nationals of Czech Republic, Estonia, Hungary, South Korea, Latvia, Lith...

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Travellers to bail out bankers with new taxes

07 November 2008

Travellers departing from Belgian or Irish airports can expect to find additional taxes on their fli...

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Biometrics and flying without passports - IATA looks at the future of travel with CNN

21 August 2008

Last week, CNN’s Richard Quest joined Giovanni Bisignani, IATA’s Director General and CEO, on a ...

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Electronic system for travel authorization for travellers to the USA

17 July 2008

The US Dept. of Homeland Security has announced the implementation of the Electronic System for Trav...

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Industry Bids Farewell to Paper Ticket

25 June 2008

IATA launched a new era in air travel as it bid farewell to the paper ticket as the industry conver...

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Austrian border control during UEFA Tournament

03 June 2008

Austria is a Schengen member state, however, in connection with the UEFA Euro 2008 Tournament, Austr...

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Going to the UEFA Champions League Final in Moscow? Your ticket is your visa!

15 May 2008

In connection with the UEFA Champions League Final in Moscow on May 21, 2008, all ticket holders att...

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Olympic Visas for China

18 April 2008

The People\'s Rep. of China is organizing the Beijing 2008 Olympic and Paralympic Games. In accor...

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Countdown to Last Paper Ticket - 50 days until 100% E-Ticketing

11 April 2008

\"On June 1, 2008 we will achieve 100% electronic ticketing,\" said Giovanni Bisignani, IATA’s Dir...

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IATA supports emissions free flight

20 February 2008

IATA has formed a partnership with Solar Impulse – an organization that is building a prototype ai...

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New initiatives towards simplifying passenger air travel with pre- and post flight self-service options

19 February 2008

In 2004 IATA launched “Simplifying the Business”, an industry-wide programme designed to make p...

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Visa requirements for the UEFA EURO 2008 Tournament

11 December 2007

The Euro 2008 Tournament will take place in Austria and Switzerland from 7 to 29 June 2008. As Sw...

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Schengen area border control rules will not apply to air transport until 29 March 2008

27 November 2007

On 21 December, 2007 nine new countries will join the Schengen area, after which border control by l...

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Passport required when departing the U.S.A.

27 November 2007

As of 1 October 2007, people of all nationalities departing the U.S.A. will need a valid passport. ...

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