• COVID-19 Updates

COVID-19 Impact on Aviation:




AACO Members Capacity Changes:



Economic Updates:


 More details on the outlook scenario is available here








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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 - 5 May 2022 

IATA's Latest Air Cargo Market Analysis - March 2022

IATA's Latest Air Passenger Market Analysis - March 2022


Latest Updates:

Germany Lifts COVID Entry Rules for All Travellers

Australia to lift mask mandate at airports

Egypt lifts all COVID-19-related restrictions on arrivals

EU Digital COVID Certificate: Commission welcomes political agreement on one year extension

Saudi Arabia drops COVID-19 measures including indoor masks, vaccine requirement

US Lifts COVID-19 Test Requirement for International Travel 

Middle East tourism growth surges 182% in Q1: UNWTO

Japan to open to tourists after COVID, with masks, insurance and chaperones required

Turkey eases COVID-19 restrictions for travelers from abroad

Greece sheds mask mandate as it seeks tourism boom

N.Korea lifts COVID lockdown amid 'stable' virus situation

Beijing, Shanghai ease Covid-19 restrictions as outbreaks fade

Saudi Arabia bans travel to 16 countries including India over new Covid outbreaks

Consultative committee: face mask requirement and travel restrictions lifted as of 23 May 2022

South Africa lifts COVID-19 restrictions including wearing of face masks

Oman drops COVID-19 measures

Latest air traffic forecasts illustrate encouraging recovery and higher growth in global air travel 

Dubai International Airport handles 13.6m pax in 1Q2022

Greece to drop most mask restrictions from June 1   


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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