IATA DG and CEO Giovanni Bisignani in Tokyo called on the Japanese government to "put its aviation house in order to compete in the Asia/Pacific market." Following a meeting with Japanese Transport Minister Seiji Maehara, Bisignani said IATA supports the minister's vision "to increase the competitiveness of Japan's air transport sector" and praised the country's airlines and airports for working together to meet the organization's target to achieve 100% barcoded boarding passes by year end. ...

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