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 ...

Subscribe to Access this Entire Article

"Bisignani: Australia’s aviation infrastructure needs upgrade" is part of ATW Plus, our online premium membership. Subscribing will provide you access to exclusive news, carefully researched airline financial, fleet and traffic data, plus the option to receive our popular, award-winning print magazine. To learn more, click here. If viewing via ATW Mobile, please login and click "Read web article" to view fully. Questions? ATWPlus@penton.com.

Already registered? here.