Battered by the coronavirus pandemic and struggling to convince governments to replace quarantines with testing, airlines turn to veteran IAG boss Willie Walsh to lead industry association IATA from next April.
As the coronavirus pandemic’s second wave hit countries around the world, the global airline sector will lose a total of $157 billion this year and next, the IATA said.
The global aviation body says it will take longer for airlines to fill planes again - revising its earlier more optimistic forecasts.
Civil Aviation Authority of Vietnam says it has grounded all Pakistani pilots after concerns that some of them may have been using fake licences.
Tourists will eventually flock back - but with masks, sanitisers and perhaps a lot of anxiety.
Akbar al Baker, chosen as the new head of international airlines' trade group, shocked people by suggesting that an airline CEO's job is too tough for a woman. A day later, he apologised.
El Al Airlines asks International Air Transport Association (IATA) to help it access Saudi Arabian airspace, so it can compete with Air India's planned route between India and Israel.
Turkey has been reaching out to several Gulf nations who've imposed economic blockade on neighbour Qatar since June 5. Meanwhile, officials of several Gulf nations are in Canada for talks on airspace to Qatar flights.
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