• 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 - 2 November 2021

WHO Update on COVID-19 - 2 November 2021

IATA's Latest Air Cargo Market Analysis - September 2021

IATA's Latest Air Passenger Market Analysis - September 2021


Latest Updates:

China tightens entry rules for Beijing ahead of Winter Olympics

Biden Signs $1.2 Trillion Infrastructure Bill; Build Back Better Act Remains Stalled in Senate

U.S. Retail sales rise faster than expected in October even as inflation pushes prices higher

Japan's economy contracts for first time in two quarters

Dubai's second airport set to resume flight operations from May

Morocco plans additional airport COVID-19 testing amid Europe surge

COVID-19 to have 'lasting impact' on air travel in 2022: ACI

Emirates Group announces half-year performance for 2021-22

The United States reopens to vaccinated international travelers

Japan Eases Border Rules For Business Travellers, Students Amid Pandemic

Oil Gains as Supply Concerns Loom After OPEC+ Plan

U.S. Employers Add 531,000 Jobs in October

ECB 'very unlikely' to raise interest rates in 2022: Christine Lagarde

Air Cargo, up 9.1% in September, Capacity Remains Constrained

Moderate Rebound in September Passenger Demand

Saudi Arabia allows vaccinated foreign pilgrims to arrive by road

Government of Canada announces additional Canadian airports accepting international passenger flights 


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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