Governments must prioritise airlines for financial support during global COVID-19 crisis to ensure future connectivity

IATA is calling on governments around the world to “avoid an industry calamity” in the air transport sector resulting from the global spread of COVID-19 by offering financial relief measures such as direct financial support, loans and tax rebates or suspensions.

Safety Global March 2020

Medicine 101—Everything you need to know about COVID-19

The aviation industry takes health emergencies seriously and works in conjunction with all relevant authorities to contain the spread of a virus as much as possible.

Safety Global February 2020

International coordination “will be key” in tackling coronavirus

Despite concerns over the impact such measures will have on air travel, IATA analysis suggests airlines will weather the storm in the long term.

Safety Asia & Pacific January 2020