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Aviation News - 2020 Archive

December 30, 2020

Following a couple of years of waiting, Emirates revealed its new premium economy cabin to the world. The cabin sees the airline breaking from its signature three cabin interior. Alongside the new cabin, the airline has also refreshed its other cabins.

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December 21, 2020

LONDON (Reuters) -Britain’s European neighbours began closing their doors to travellers from the United Kingdom on Sunday amid alarm about a rapidly spreading strain of coronavirus that has caused cases to soar there.

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December 17, 2020

Geneva – The International Air Transport Association (IATA) unveiled key design elements of the IATA Travel Pass. IATA Travel Pass is a mobile app to help travelers easily and securely manage their travel in line with any government requirements for COVID-19 testing or vaccine information.

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December 16, 2020

As the Pfizer vaccine begins being distributed around the world, how are airlines overcoming the issue of dry ice? The answer to that is with some groundbreaking new packaging from Pfizer and some expert advice from planemaker Boeing.

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December 10, 2020

Washington warned London on Wednesday that its exit from the European Union means Britain cannot impose tariffs on the US in a dispute over aviation industry subsidies.

 

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December 9, 2020

Etihad Cargo, the cargo and logistics arm of Etihad Airways, has agreed a landmark partnership with Validaide, the largest global platform for special handling capabilities of logistics suppliers, to co-manage and co-share station facilities for pharmaceuticals and other special cargo with global customers.

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December 1, 2020

The airline industry is readying its fleet to help deliver shipments of the forthcoming COVID-19 vaccines pending approval from health officials. American Airlines, United and Lufthansa are some of the carriers that have since shared plans to fly the vaccines to their designated destinations on cargo flights, amid mounting logistical challenges for the safe transport and handling of those vaccines.

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November 27, 2020

The Mediterranean island-nation of Cyprus cannot offer postal service to some 22 countries due to COVID-19-related flight cancelations. Its national mail service can’t find air carriers for deliveries and pickups, meaning that the sending and receiving of critical documents and parcels will be put on hold until further notice. The announcement of this mail service cutback was made on November 25th.

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November 24, 2020

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) is preparing to launch a new “digital health pass” intended to give airline passengers, carriers, and governments a straightforward way to share information about Covid-19 tests and, eventually, vaccinations. The industry group hopes the new IATA Travel Pass will allow governments to remove or simplify obstacles to cross-border travel.

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November 23, 2020

ACI World’s new proposed audit programme, to be delivered in partnership with Bureau Veritas, will support the airport industry’s recovery from COVID-19.

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