• 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

*Changes are year on year (week compared with equivalent in previous year based on reported schedules)

AACO Members Capacity Changes:

*Changes are year on year (week compared with equivalent in previous year 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:

AACO Impact of Previous Crises on Travel & Tourism and Estimates on the Recovery Period (English - Arabic)

ICAO Update on Economic Impact of COVID-19 - 1 June 2020

WHO Daily Situation report #136 - 4 June 2020

Cargo Capacity Contracts Sharply Despite Higher Freighter Utilization

Latest Updates:

Aviation industry prepares for sweeping changes in post-pandemic travel

EASA launches List of airports located in affected areas with high risk of transmission of the COVID-19 infection

Qatar Airways and UNHCR Establish Partnership to Deliver Vital International Aid Supplies for the Displaced Globally

Which Countries Have COVID-19 Tests On Arrival?

GACA launches a traveler’s guide during the resumption of domestic flights

We All Might Be Flying in Planes Again Soon

US announcement on breaking ties with the World Health Organisation: Statement by the President of the Commission Ursula von der Leyen and High Representative/ Vice-President Josep Borrell

Lufthansa board approves revision to financial aid conditions


Useful Links:

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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