The government of Venezuela “takes the top prize for willful irresponsibility,” for wrongly withholding some $4 billion of airline funds, IATA’s top executive said Monday. In his opening address at the 70th IATA AGM in Doha, DG and CEO Tony Tyler said the Venezuelan government was putting the country’s connectivity at risk. “It’s not surprising that some airlines have stopped flying there. Airlines cannot provide a service if they don’t get paid. The ...

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