Air France A320 lifts off runway 08L.(Photo: AirlineGeeks | James Dinsdale)

IATA Chief Discusses ‘State of the Industry’

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) chief Alexandre de Juniac delivered his take on the state of the industry at the IATA annual general meeting held virtually on Nov. 24. The executive called on airlines and other industry stakeholders for immediate action in working to open up the skies and get the industry to move forward. In his speech, he recalled the devastating impact that COVID-19 has had in the airline industry, with international passenger numbers down 89% from 2019…