Article Oct 28, 2016
New IATA Director General In His Own Words
You became the IATA director general having run a major airline group and held prominent industry and government positions. What most appealed to you about this post? I have spent 20 years in this business—with seven or eight years in between in government. When you have worked for more than 20 years in the aviation business, at an OEM, at an airline, you see the business from two different perspectives. Now I see it from a third angle, which is probably higher than the others, and that’s from the general interests of the industry.