Dubai to host the global gathering of aviation leaders for the first time
The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has announced that Emirates will host the 80th IATA Annual General Meeting (AGM) and World Air Transport Summit in Dubai from 2 to 4 June 2024.
Commenting on the announcement, IATA director general Willie Walsh said: “We look forward to gathering the aviation industry in Dubai for the 80th IATA AGM in 2024. Dubai is a dynamic city and a major aviation hub connecting the world.
"The UAE’s positive approach to aviation has built a strong airline with a strong hub airport. Together, these make an enormously powerful and positive contribution to the society and economy of the UAE."
Walsh believes holding the AGM in Dubai will show what can be achieved by aviation with supportive government policies and decision-making.
Emirates Airline president Tim Clark added: “Emirates is delighted to host the 80th IATA AGM and World Air Transport Summit. We look forward to welcoming all our aviation industry colleagues to Dubai in 2024.”
For more information, visit www.iata.org