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IATA AGM and World Air Transport Summit

02 June 2024
04 June 2024
Dubai, United Arab Emirates

The 80th IATA AGM and World Air Transport Summit will take place in Dubai, United Arab Emirates on 2-4 June 2024, hosted by Emirates Airline.

The IATA Annual General Meeting (AGM) and World Air Transport Summit come together as the airline industry’s most authoritative event. At the AGM, airline leaders take decisions to formalize industry positions and set IATA’s strategic agenda. The World Air Transport Summit follows with airline leaders and top experts looking in-depth at critical industry issues.

There is no better platform for networking with airlines other than IATA's  AGM and World Air Transport Summit (WATS). In the last edition some 1,500 people participated, including IATA's member airlines, IATA  AGM-level Strategic Partners, international and regional associations, leading manufacturers, industry suppliers and media.

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Alex Zoghlin

President and CEO

A lifelong entrepreneur and innovator, Alex brings more than 25 years of knowledge and experience in technology, airline distribution, and travel to ATPCO. He founded six startups, including Orbitz and G2Switchworks, before serving as Executive Vice President, Global Head of Strategy, Innovation, and Technology at Hyatt Hotels Corporation. He brings his business acumen and experiences from the hospitality world to concepts the airline industry can use, such as addressing digital booking flows, digital display, unstructured datasets, and dynamic pricing. When not working, Alex enjoys spending time with his wife and four daughters, making music, building rockets, and learning new things.  

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