The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has announced that Emirates will host the 80th IATA Annual General Meeting (AGM) and World Air Transport Summit.
The event will take place in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, on 2-4 June 2024.
“We look forward to gathering the aviation industry in Dubai for the 80th IATA AGM in 2024. Dubai is a dynamic city and a major aviation hub connecting the world.
“The United Arab Emirates’ positive approach to aviation has built a strong airline with a strong hub airport.
“Together, these make an enormously powerful and positive contribution to the society and economy of the UAE.
“Holding the AGM in Dubai will be a showcase of what can be achieved by aviation with supportive government policies and decisions,” said Willie Walsh, IATA director general.
The decision to host the 80th IATA AGM was made by the 79th AGM in Istanbul.
“Emirates is delighted to host the 80th IATA AGM and World Air Transport Summit. We look forward to welcoming all our aviation industry colleagues to Dubai in 2024,” said Tim Clark, president Emirates Airline.
This will be the first time the UAE and Dubai will host the global gathering of aviation’s top leaders.