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Wed, 29 April 2020

IATAs 76th AGM to Take Place in Amsterdam 23-24 November

IATAs 76th Annual General Meeting (AGM) and World Air Transport Summit has been rescheduled for 23-24 November.

The event will be hosted by KLM Royal Dutch Airlines at the RAI Convention Centre in Amsterdam, Netherlands.

The dates were selected in anticipation that government restrictions on travel will have been lifted and that the public health authorities in Netherlands will permit large gatherings at that time.

Delegates at the IATA Airline Retailing Symposium in Bangkok, Thailand. Picture by Steven Howard of TravelNewsAsia.com Click to enlarge.

The fight against COVID19 is the worlds top priority, said Alexandre de Juniac, IATAs Director General and CEO. The economic and social cost of beating the virus will be high. The extreme financial difficulty of the airline industry is a prime example of that. In the post-pandemic world, a viable air transport industry will be critical. It will be a leader in the economic recovery by performing its traditional role of linking people, goods and businesses globally. But we will be a changed industry. In anticipation that the world will have returned to sufficient normality by November, we will gather the worlds airlines to look ahead together as we address the biggest challenges we have ever faced. Aviation is the business of freedom. We are resilient. And this AGM will help us to build an even stronger future.

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