Wednesday, October 6, 2021

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Six more airlines implement IATA Travel Pass

KUALA LUMPUR: The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has announced that Etihad Airways, Jazeera Airways, Jetstar, Qantas, Qatar Airways and Royal Jordanian will implement the IATA Travel Pass app in a phased rollout across the airlines’ networks. In a statement,...

Raising airport charges will hamper air travel post-pandemic recovery

KUALA LUMPUR: The International Air Transport Association (IATA) warned that airports and air navigation service providers’ (ANSPs) plans to increase charges will stall air travel recovery and damage international connectivity. It said the increase in charges by airports and ANSPs...

MASkargo adopts IATA’s dangerous goods AutoCheck platform

KUALA LUMPUR: MAB Kargo Sdn Bhd (MASkargo) has become the first airline and cargo terminal operator in Malaysia to adopt the International Air Transport Association’s (IATA) Dangerous Goods AutoCheck (DG AutoCheck) platform for the acceptance of dangerous goods shipments. The...

IATA calls on government to address high Covid-19 tests cost

KUALA LUMPUR: The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has called on governments to take action to address the high cost of Covid-19 tests in many jurisdictions and provided flexibility in permitting the use of cost-effective antigen tests as an...

Passengers confident about air travel, support mask-wearing

KUALA LUMPUR: Most passengers are confident about the safety of air travel and support mask-wearing in the near term, according to the International Air Transport Association (IATA). The association said based on its survey conducted last month on 4,700 passengers...

Saudia launches IATA travel app trial for flights from Kuala Lumpur to Jeddah

JEDDAH: The Saudi Arabian Airlines (Saudia), the national flag carrier of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, announced on Monday a cooperation agreement with the International Air Transport Association (IATA) to trial the IATA Travel Pass, which aims to support...

IATA travel pass aims to help restart aviation industry

KUALA LUMPUR: The International Air Transport Association (IATA) foresees its newly-developed IATA Travel Pass as one of the key enablers in reviving the aviation industry, which had been badly affected by the Covid-19 pandemic. The IATA Travel Pass is a...

IATA reiterates call on flexible policies from governments on air travel

KUALA LUMPUR: The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has renewed the industry’s call on governments to deploy more flexible policies to safely reopen borders using testing rather than to rely on quarantine measures. Director-general and chief executive officer Alexandre de...

Aviation industry working to tackle new norm in flying

KUALA LUMPUR: Aviation industry players are ramping up collaborations to tackle the ‘new normal’ in the day-to-day operations of the industry, as well as reviving the people’s confidence in air travel while simultaneously ensuring their safety. Airbus Malaysia country head,...

Air cargo capacity crunch in April

KUALA LUMPUR: The demand for global air freight has dropped by 27.7 per cent in April compared to the same period in 2019, the sharpest fall ever recorded, revealed the International Air Transport Association (IATA). The trade association for the...
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East Malaysians living in peninsula encouraged to change voting constituency

KUALA LUMPUR: Sabahans and Sarawakians residing in the peninsula are encouraged to apply for change of voting constituency based...
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