• COVID-19 Updates

COVID-19 Impact on Aviation:

More details on the reported cases, recoveries, and death toll is available through Johns Hopkins University click here

*Weekly changes are compared to pre-crisis levels 2019 (based on reported schedules)

AACO Members Capacity Changes:

*Weekly changes are compared to pre-crisis levels 2019 (based on reported schedules)

Economic Updates:

 More details on the outlook scenario is available here





*measured using Purchasing Managers' Index (PMI), which tracks business confidence amongst managers at manufacturing and services firms. Above 50 represents an expansion, below 50 represents a contraction when compared to previous month.



Crude Oil Price:









Latest Reports:

ICAO Council endorsed new update to its Aviation Recovery Task Force's (CART's) ' Take-off ' Guidelines for international air transport ("Take-off" document). Click to download (English -Arabic)

ICAO_Testing and Cross-border Risk Management Measures Manual (Second Edition)

ICAO's Latest Report on the Economic Impact of COVID-19 on Civil Aviation - 14 September 2021

WHO Update on COVID-19 - 14 September 2021

IATA's Latest Air Cargo Market Analysis - July 2021

IATA's Latest Air Passenger Market Analysis - July 2021


Latest Updates:

Qatar Airways joins ICAO Global Coalition for Sustainable Aviation

U.S. to relax travel restrictions for vaccinated foreign air travelers in November

Inflation to remain higher for two years, warns OECD

Travelers fully vaccinated in Saudi Arabia no longer required to isolate on arrival in UK

UK removes 8 countries from red travel list

Egypt keeps interest rates steady for seventh straight time

GACA issues classification of air carriers and airport service providers for August

COVID-19 cases in southeast China more than double as Delta spreads

Entry Regulations to Geneva

Democrats seek corporate, wealthy tax hikes for $3.5T plan

Energy crunch deepens as U.S. warns Europe isn't doing enough

House Democrats Float 26.5% Top Corporate Rate in Tax Plan

Russia resumes air travel with Spain, Iraq, Kenya and Slovakia

Saudi Arabia lifts travel ban on UAE, Argentina and South Africa from Wednesday

US stocks retreat from record highs as Delta variant dampens economic outlook

Egypt, Saudi Arabia discuss enhancing bilateral cooperation in tourism 


Useful Links:

Active Fleet Comparisons by Aircraft Types

Economic Impact of COVID-19 on Air Transport (Monthly Updates)

Operational Impact of COVID-19 on Air Transport (Monthly Updates)

 EU Commission launches a website to safely resume travelling and tourism in the EU

Government measures related to Coronavirus by IATA

Arab Civil Aviation Organization COVID-19 Page

List of travel restrictions by IATA Travel Centre

The Effects of the Coronavirus on Markets by Argus Media

World Economic Forum Coverage on COVID-19

Eurocontrol Aircraft Movement Tracker

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