Doha-based Qatar Airways has announced that its CEO, Akbar Al Baker, is to become chairman of industry body IATA from June 2018 Al Baker will succeed Singapore Airlines CEO Goh Choon Phong in the elected role, which carries a one-year rotating term, after IATA’s 2018 AGM in Sydney. “I look forward to working alongside the board of governors to champion passenger rights and improve security standards across the industry, as well as continuing to promote the rights of freedom of ...

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