Air India chief joins IATA board

Mr V. Thulasidas, Chairman and Managing Director, Air India, has been elected to the Board of Governors of the International Air Transport Association.The Board of Governors, IATA’s governing body, undertakes executive functions on behalf of IATA’s member airlines; reviews and approves major policies (industry, administrative and financial); establishes governance structures and processes; directs strategy as required; and takes action in response to specific requests from members as it deems appropriate.

The Board of Governors of IATA, which has 261 airlines as members, is being headed this year by Mr Chew Choon Seng, Chief Executive Officer, Singapore Airlines.