IATA Appoints Director of Safety

Travel News Asia Videos Podcasts Latest Travel News Asia Thursday, 28 August 2014

IATA has appointed Rodolfo Rudy Quevedo as Director of Safety.

On 2 September 2014 Quevedo will join IATAs Safety and Flight Operations team and will be based in Montreal.

He will be responsible for Cabin Safety, Safety Management Systems (SMS), and Global Aviation Data Management (GADM).

Quevedo joins IATA from the Flight Safety Foundation (FSF) where he served as Director, Global Programs, managing FSFs technical and global initiatives in collaboration with the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO).

Prior to joining FSF in 2011, he was Director of Safety for North American Airlines, a position he held for four years.

He began his aviation career at Eastern Airlines in 1980.

Rudy brings over three decades of increasingly senior aviation safety management experience and expertise to IATA. Safety is aviations top priority. I am happy to have someone of Rudys caliber to fill this vital role for the industry, said Kevin Hiatt, IATAs Senior Vice President for Safety and Flight Operations.

IATA, Security, Safety, Airport Security, Montreal, Canada

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