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CEO Brief December 2013

Editorial from IATA's Director General & CEO

In 2014 we will mark our industry’s first century. On 1 January 1914, a team of four visionaries combined to change our world forever. Percival Fansler brought together a group of interests to fund the establishment of a scheduled air service across Tampa Bay, Florida.

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198th Board of Governors

The 198th IATA Board of Governors meeting took place in Montreal on 6 December. The following is a summary of the main items addressed by the Board. More...


10 Years of IOSA 

The IOSA Operational Audit is celebrating its tenth anniversary this year. The audit program was developed by IATA to improve global safety levels and reduce redundant audits in the airline industry.


Airport Highlights

The latest update on LHR, South African, Sao Paulo and Indian airports and IATA's co-operation with ACI. More...

Customs Duties Suspended

As of 1st January 2014, customs duties for jet fuel imports will be suspended in the EU, a measure for which the airlines are very grateful to the European Commission (EC). More...

In Brief

Latest updates on StB 2013 projects and Secure Freight. More...

Looking at the Numbers:

We now expect the global commercial airline industry to generate net post-tax profits of $12.9 billion this year and $19.7 billion, or 2.6% of revenues, next year. More...

 World trade, industrial production and business confidence


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