Settling into his new role as the head of IATA, director general and CEO Alexandre de Juniac has made clear his frustration with government policies that fail to recognize the value of aviation. Briefing media from IATA’s Geneva headquarters Dec. 8, de Juniac voiced his concern about high government fees and taxes on airlines, consumer regulation that adds cost but does not protect the passenger, and “protectionist rhetoric” that could potentially threaten open borders for ...

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