Joyce takes on IATA role
Qantas Airways CEO and Managing Director Alan Joyce has become Chairman of the International Air Transport Association (IATA) Board of Governors for the coming year.
Friday 29 June 2012, 02:51PM
Joyce succeeds KLM President and CEO Peter Hartman.
He remarked, “IATA plays a critical role in the industry and I am honored to take on the role of leading its Board of Governors.
“The top priorities, as always, will be safety, security, and sustainability.
“Aviation delivers enormous economic benefits, supporting some 57 million jobs and US$2.2 trillion [B60 trillion] in economic activity.
“We need to ensure that governments understand what is at stake when they are making key decisions on taxes, regulation, and capacity expansion.”