The 65th IATA Annual General Meeting (AGM) and World Air Transport Summit took place in Kuala Lumpur, 7 - 9 June 2009, hosted by Malaysian Airlines.

The context

The AGM has become a wonderful opportunity for leaders of the international airline community to exchange views on the challenges facing our industry and strategies for success. The 2009 edition was no exception.

A major decision this year was our industry's commitment to carbon neutral growth by 2020. The was a call for a major resizing and reshaping of the entire air transport value chain as airlines battle the ongoing global economic crisis.


Speech by IATA's Director General & CEO

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