Embraer has issued a service bulletin allowing operators of its 50-seat ERJ-145 regional jet to install high-efficiency particulate air (HEPA) filters, with the first kits to be delivered by next month.
The latest air connectivity ranking from IATA shows how China’s large domestic airline market – and the country’s apparent success in controlling the spread of Covid-19 – has boosted its fortunes versus other markets.
The testing of international travellers for Covid-19 must not take resources away from higher-priority areas and should be tailored to each country’s need, in the view of World Health Organization director general Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus.
Former IAG chief Willie Walsh has promised a “different style” of leadership when he takes over from Alexandre de Juniac as the director general of IATA in April 2021 – particularly when it comes to working with governments.
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