The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has announced that Alexandre de Juniac has officially taken on the role of Director General and CEO of the organization. He will be the seventh person to lead IATA and succeeds Tony Tyler, who has announced his retirement after serving as IATA DG and CEO since 2011.
“I am excited to be taking on this great responsibility. IATA plays a critical role in facilitating safe, efficient and sustainable global air transport. Tony Tyler has raised the bar through his achievements over the last five years. With the guidance of our Board and the support of our membership, my aim is to ensure that IATA continues to deliver the value that our members and partners rely upon,” said Mr de Juniac.