The International Air Transport Association has welcomed the publication of the second edition of “Take-off: Guidance for Air Travel through the COVID-19 Public Health Crisis”, by the International Civil Aviation Organization’s Council Aviation Recovery Task Force. IATA’s PR and Media Relations Advisor, Linden Birns, told Future Media News that IATA is urging Africa’s health and transport authorities to accelerate and expand the harmonized implementation of the CARTS’s guidance for the safe resumption of air travel and tourism during the COVID-19 pandemic.