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IATA chief lauds Gulf carriers’ growth

Immense opportunities to further develop aviation in Mena, he says

  • Staff Report
  • Published: 18:13 November 6, 2012
  • Gulf News

Algiers: The aviation trade body, International Air Transport Association (IATA), on Tuesday said there are immense opportunities to further develop aviation in the Mena region.

“Mena is a growing force in aviation. And Gulf carriers’ growth story is amazing. They are leading Middle East traffic growth that is still in the double digits,” Tony Tyler, IATA’s Director General and CEO, said in a statement, as he identified opportunities to build a stronger industry in the Mena. He was speaking at the Arab Air Carriers Organisation (AACO) Annual General Meeting in Algiers.

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