May 21, 2020 / 9:44 AM / 4 days ago

BRIEF-IATA says pandemic to cost Middle East airlines $24 bln, African airlines $6 bln

DUBAI, May 21 (Reuters) - * INTERNATIONAL AIR TRANSPORT ASSOCIATION SAYS AIRLINES IN AFRICA CURRENTLY STAND TO LOSE $6 BLN IN REVENUE THIS YEAR DUE TO CORONAVIRUS PANDEMIC, MIDDLE EAST AIRLINES REVENUE LOSS OF $24 BLN * SAYS FLIGHT DEPARTURES IN AFRICA AND MIDDLE EAST WERE 95% LOWER AT END OF FIRST QUARTER WHEN COMPARED TO JANUARY 1, 2020

* SAYS DUBAI INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT HAS FROZEN AERONAUTICAL CHARGE INCREASES FOR 2020 (Reporting by Alexander Cornwell)

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