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eTA requirements for Canada

eTA requirements for Canada

20 July 2018 eTA requirments for Canada Visa exempt passengers visiting or in transit through Canada, with the exception o...
Restrictions on Nationals of Qatar

Restrictions on Nationals of Qatar

06 June 2017 Nationals of Qatar are refused entry and transit in: Bahrain. This does not apply to nationals of Qatar who are fathe...
USA: Executive Order

USA: Executive Order

16 March 2017 The Executive Order "Protecting The Nation From Foreign Terrorist Entry Into The United States" did not enter into force...
Plane Stories website

Plane Stories website

04 December 2015 Explore the world of aviation Flying is all about people. A million people board planes every day. The jobs of 50 mill...
Statement on tragic week for aviation

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 than three billion peo...
Celebrating 100 years of commercial flights!

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 flight across the bay from...
Schengen Area, Bulgaria, Croatia and Romania: New Passport Validity Requirements

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 562/2006 (Schengen Borders...
The Henley & Partners Visa Restrictions Index – A Global Ranking of Countries based on the Travel Freedoms their Citizens Enjoy

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 of foreign natio...
Cooperation to Keep Flying Secure

Cooperation to Keep Flying Secure

30 December 2009 Geneva - The International Air Transport Association (IATA) reiterated that the security of passengers and employees is ...
Frequently asked questions – Influenza A(H1N1) and Air Travel

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 international body coordinating the global resp...
Electronic System for Travel Authorization (ESTA) launched

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 enter under the Visa W...
USA Visa Waiver Program (VWP) expansion – Electronic System for Travel Authorization (ESTA)

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, Lithuania and the Slovak...
Electronic system for travel authorization for travellers to the USA

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 Travel Authorization (ES...
IATA supports emissions free flight

IATA supports emissions free flight

20 February 2008 IATA has formed a partnership with Solar Impulse – an organization that is building a prototype airplane propelled...
New initiatives towards simplifying passenger air travel with pre- and post flight self-service options

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 passenger trav...