Safety issues, carbon emissions cloud aviation horizon

Industry experts meet in Seoul this weekend to discuss the opportunities - and challenges - for the aviation sector

Airline chief executives, airport operators, analysts, bankers and regulators from virtually every country around the world will gather this weekend in Seoul for the 75th Iata annual general meeting and World Air Transport Summit. The issues they will face are many, but the key theme this year will be Vision of the Future.

Topics will focus broadly on how Iata (International Air Transport Association) can best prepare for the opportunities and challenges for the next 20 years. And there are many of both.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on June 01, 2019, with the headline 'Safety issues, carbon emissions cloud aviation horizon'. Print Edition | Subscribe