• 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:

ICAO Update on Economic Impact of COVID-19 - 12 August 2020

WHO Daily Situation report #205 - 12 August 2020

The fDi report 2020 - Global greenfield investment trends

EASA publishes Annual Safety Review - 2020

IATA Economics' Chart of the Week - Industry outlook for demand and yields diverge

IATA Revised Air Travel Outlook - 28 July 2020

ICAO Releases Global Implementation Road Map for Applying CART Recommendations and Take-off Document. Click Here to Download the Document. 

ICAO Council Aviation Recovery Task Force (CART) latest report and recommendations ("Take-off" document). Click to download (Report - "Take-off" document)

Regional Economic Outlook for Middle East and Central Asia, July 2020

World Economic Outlook Update, June 2020

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



Latest Updates:

IATA wants travellers to spend less time in airports in future

How COVID-19 could reshape airports for the better

COVID-19: The odds of catching coronavirus on flight are slim

COMMENTARY: Why the pandemic could be an airline industry opportunity

Battered travel industry urges UK to rethink COVID-19 quarantine policy

Morocco extends 'Health State of Emergency' until 10-September-2020

India's civil aviation in dire straits

Commission approves German aid scheme to support airports affected by coronavirus outbreak

Heathrow chief pins all blame on UK government for July's dismal numbers

IMF approves $5.2bln loan for Egypt

TUI, Germany agree additional $1.4bln coronavirus aid package

Useful Links:

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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