The Worldwide Air Transport Affiliation (IATA) has introduced that its annual normal assembly will happen as a digital occasion.
The 76th staging of the showcase will happen in Amsterdam on November 24th, hosted by KLM Royal Dutch Airways.
All member airways, invited business companions/stakeholders and media will have the ability to take part just about.
IATA additionally introduced that the World Air Transport Summit (WATS) that accompanies the AGM has been cancelled for 2020.
“The choice to cancel the in-person AGM has not been taken calmly and under no circumstances is a mirrored image on the hospitality of the Netherlands, nor our host provider, KLM.
“Once we postponed this yr’s annual normal assembly from June till November, it was with the expectation that authorities restrictions on journey would have been sufficiently eased to allow a bodily assembly.
“That now appears unlikely and various plans for a digital occasion are being activated,” stated Alexandre de Juniac, IATA director normal.
He added: “This will probably be one in every of our most essential annual normal conferences.
“The business is within the deepest disaster in its historical past.
“And it’s extra essential than ever for the business to have this assembly function a rallying name of resilience as we discover options to securely open borders and re-establish world connectivity, guarantee very important cargo lanes; and construct a sustainable future from the destruction of the virus.”