NEWS Etihad calls for bold reform in European aviation

Etihad Airways has urged the European Commission to embrace “bold, exciting and world-leading reforms” as part of the Strategic Aviation Package to overhaul Europe’s air transport industry. In a detailed submission to the commission, the airline advocates a policy which actively facilitates competition and consumer choice, addresses critical shortfalls in aviation infrastructure and eases restrictions…

NEWS Conesa to takeover leadership of IATA

The International Air Transport Association has announced that Andres Conesa, chief executive of Aeromexico, has assumed his duties as chairman of the IATA Board of Governors for a one-year term, effective immediately. Conesa is the first Mexican to hold this position. He succeeds Calin Rovinescu, chief executive of Air Canada, whose one-year term expired at…