The 79th IATA Annual General Meeting (AGM) and World Air Transport Summit will take place in Istanbul, Türkiye, according to an announcement by the International Air Transport Association (IATA), with Pegasus Airlines serving as the host airline.
The event, which takes place from June 4-6, draws the top executives from the more than 300 member airlines of the International Air Transport Association (IATA), as well as senior government officials, business associates, suppliers of equipment, and the media.
IATA AGM in Istanbul
In a few days, Istanbul will overtake Dubai as the world’s aviation hub. Airlines will gather to discuss prospects for technology to generate efficiencies in everything from modern shopping to improved facilitation to plan the industry’s recovery from COVID-19. Further, to grasp the shared regulatory constraints they face. Aviation is crucial.
Even as geopolitical gaps widen, the critical job of connecting the world requires successful, secure, effective, and sustainable airlines.
International Air Transport Association (IATA) Director General Willie Walsh stated that the outcomes of this AGM must set the course for even more effective global connectivity.
Mehmet T. Nane, chairman of the board of governors at Pegasus Airlines and of the International Air Transport Association (IATA) Board of Governors, stated: “We are incredibly proud to be hosting our industry partners in the wonderful city of Istanbul and look forward to welcoming everyone here for the IATA AGM, particularly as we look ahead to our 100th aircraft milestone on the 100th anniversary of the Republic of Türkiye later this year.
Following the horrific earthquake in February, aviation came together to help the people of Türkiye rebuild. Now, the aviation community comes together to discuss important problems, including how to achieve net-zero CO2 by 2050, industry diversity, how to recover from COVID operationally, and a variety of other subjects.
World Air Transport Summit
Greg Foran, CEO of Air New Zealand, Yvonne Manzi Makolo, CEO of Rwandair, John W. Dietrich, President and CEO of Atlas Air Worldwide, and Campbell Wilson, CEO, and MD of Air India, will be on the enduringly well-liked CEO Insights Panel. Which CNN’s Richard Quest will moderate.
Key issues to be discussed include, in addition to the latest industry economic outlook:
A ‘Big Picture look at the issues the sector faces due to shifting supply chains and energy markets. The Role of Aviation in Helping Turkey Recover from the Earthquake Sustainability improvements operational issues in 2022.
The fourth Qatar Airways Diversity and Inclusion Awards, which will be presented, will be a highlight. These prizes honor groups and people who are actively advancing by the 2025 industry initiative. To increase gender parity in the aviation sector.
The AGM will be held in Istanbul for the second time; the first was in 2008. After the epidemic shutdown, Turkey is making a remarkable comeback.
Turkey became the world’s seventh-largest international passenger market in 2022. Due to a roughly 60% growth in travel to and from the country.
Turkey has developed into a very powerful international aviation powerhouse since we last visited Istanbul. The stunning new airport Shows some other countries for lacking airport investment. Furthermore, its carriers are setting the standard for regional and global connectivity.
According to Walsh, Turkey will continue to gain major importance in the aviation industry worldwide.
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