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Barbados to host Aviation Day for the Caribbean

Barbados to host Aviation Day for the Caribbean
22 Jun

Experts in the regional aviation industry, airline executives and government officials will discuss opportunities and key challenges in the industry when they meet in Barbados next week on Aviation Day.

The flagship event of the International Air Transport Association (IATA), will draw upon leading experts to examine the key challenges of the regional aviation industry and identify how to address them collaboratively.

The June 29 event, is being hosted jointly by the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB), the Air Transport Association of America (ATA) and Caribbean Air Transit Association (ALTA).

IATA is a trade association of the world’s airlines consisting of 278 airlines, primarily major carriers, representing 117 countries, the IATA’s member airlines account for carrying approximately 83 per cent of total Available Seat Miles air traffic.

IATA , formed in 1945 in Cuba, supports airline activity and helps formulate industry policy and standards.

It is headquartered in Montreal, Quebec, Canada with Executive Offices in Geneva, Switzerland.

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