IATA proposes a risk-based layered approach to restarting aviation

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released a new analysis showing that the damage to air travel from COVID-19 extends into the medium-term, with long-haul and international travel being the most severely impacted. In light of this analysis, the Association has outlined a long recovery process for the aviation sector. Avoid quarantine measures In response […]

Avianca Group Holdings files for bankruptcy

IATA has issued the following communication regarding Avianca Group Holdings filing for bankruptcy Avianca Group Holdings has initiated a voluntary reorganization process in the United States of America, known as Chapter 11. This filing includes Avianca Airlines (AV-134) and several of its subsidiaries (see the list below). IATA has started discussions with Avianca senior management […]

Presidential address: 13 May, 2020

President Cyril Ramaphosa addressed the nation on Wednesday evening on the country’s ongoing measures to manage the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic through the implementation of a risk-adjusted strategy. During his address, the President said that some of the lockdown regulations implemented by the government have been unclear, some have been contradictory and some have […]