The 67th IATA AGM heard the conclusions of the Vision 2050 discussions on building a sustainable future for the industry. More
Checkpoint of the Future
A full-scale model of IATA’s Checkpoint of the Future was displayed at the AGM in Singapore. More
The inclusion of aviation in the EU Emissions Trading Scheme (ETS) continues to concern the IATA Board. More
IATA Board Appointments
At the close of the 67th IATA AGM, KLM President & CEO, Peter Hartman, succeeded to the post of Chairman of the IATA Board of Governors.
- The following new members were also appointed to the Board: Dave Barger, JetBlue; German Efromovich, Avianca; Christoph Franz, Lufthansa; Goh Choon Phong, Singapore Airlines; James Hogan, Etihad Airways; Siza Mzimela, South African Airways; Titus Naikuni, Kenya Airways; Masaru Onishi, Japan Airlines; Rocco Sabelli, Alitalia; Antonio Vázquez, Iberia.
- IATA Board Membership
Profits Revised Down Sharply
Forecast 2011 airline net profits have been reduced to US$4 billion — less than half the $8.6 billion anticipated in March. More
Direct Data Service
The Board of Governors formally approved the launch of Direct Data Service (DDS). More
IATA Settlement Systems Updates
The Board noted further measures being taken to strengthen IATA’s BSP and CASS operations. More