• 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 - 22 June 2021

WHO Update on COVID-19 - 22 June 2021

IATA's Latest Air Cargo Market Analysis - April 2021

IATA's Latest Air Passenger Market Analysis - April 2021 


Latest Updates:

Egypt eyes surge in fintech investment

Saudi Arabia may build new airport in Riyadh amid tourism drive

Yellen says without debt limit hike, U.S. could face August default risk

Air France Tests IATA Travel Pass App on Its Flights Between Montreal-Trudeau and Paris, Jointly With Biron Health Group

Hamad International Airport’s New Screening Accelerates Passenger Processing

UAE: Use Emirates ID to show vaccination, PCR result at Dubai airport

Saudi Arabia, UAE sign MoU to enhance aviation security 

Covid-19: Dubai airport to have world's largest lab for processing PCR tests

Airlines Seeking Criminal Charges Against Unruly Passengers

ME aviation set to recover to pre-Covid size with ‘leaner, efficient' fleet in 2023

AACO AGM to take place in November

Fed Keeps Rates, Bond Purchases Steady; Signals Hikes in 2023

EU clears way for the EU Digital COVID Certificate

Collins Aerospace unveils new touchless in-flight solution

EASA and ECDC update air travel guidelines to complement EU Digital COVID Certificates 


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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