IATA DG and CEO Giovanni Bisignani called on Australia to focus on infrastructure, training, the environment and liberalization to enable it to reap the broad economic benefits that air transport can generate. Speaking to the Australian National Aviation Press Club in Sydney, he noted that "aviation contributes 500,000 jobs and A$6.3 billion [$5.58 billion annually] to the Australian economy." He said that "with a coordinated national policy that builds on the key elements ...

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