Akbar Al Baker appointed Chairman of IATA Board of Governors

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Qatar Airways Group Chief Executive, Akbar Al Baker, has assumed duties as Chairman of the IATA Board of Governors for a one-year term.

The term becomes effective from today (June 5), upon conclusion of the 74th IATA Annual General Meeting in Sydney, Australia.

Al Baker, commented: "I am delighted to be here in Sydney and honored to be leading the IATA Board of Governors as Chairman for the year ahead."

Al-Baker has been CEO of Qatar Airways Group since 1997.


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Astonished by this decision of IATA, a supposedly reputable company, in recognising this individual after his appalling statement regarding women in senior positions. I assume they will hide behind the date of the decision.
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