25 million jobs at risk says IATA CEO, Alexandre de Juniac


Following the IATA media brief from the 14th of april and 21th of April there are some figures mentioned. Amongst those the following “If airlines lose one job, another 24 disappear somewhere in the value chain. That was behind our analysis last week when we said that some 25 million jobs are at risk.”

Stay strong. We will get through this crisis and keep the world connected.

Alexandre de Juniac , Director General & CEO at International Air Transport Association (IATA)

In addition IATA Chief Economist, Brian Pearce’s analysis from 21 April predict 60% of the travel going back to normal fairly quickly. However the more important 40% will wait 6 months or more before traveling. Nearly 70% is saying they will outlook for the financial situation to improve before going back into the air.

The analysis of this predicted behaviour and the requested mesurements to deal with a slow recovery are available at IATA site follow the links below.

Link to full presentation 14th April in IATA’s site here
Link to full media brief 14th in IATA’s site here
Links to presentation and Media Brief of 21 April in IATA’s site available here

Stefan Sladden Eng

Author: Stefan Sladden Eng

Stefan Sladden Eng has mre than 35 years of experience in Travel Trade. working for GDS's Travel Agents, Tour Operators, Airlines and IT Companies in the Travel Trade. The Linkedin Travel Employees Networking Group, currently with a global +40 000 members, was created and founded by him in 2008 The purpose was to be a foundation for Travel Employees around the globe to collaborate, exchange ideas, discuss and share information on interesting travel trade challenges, events jobs, job openings, content and destinations.  To support the group, Travelemployees.com was established in early 2020 as an Online Magazine & Market Portal for travel professionals. 

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