Photo credit: IATA Director General Willie Walsh speaking at the organization's annual meeting in Istanbul. Flickr / IATA
The mood in Istanbul at the IATA Annual General Meeting was definitely jubilant this year. Despite all the challenges airlines face — and, frankly, when do they not face challenges? — attendees celebrated strong demand, cheaper fuel, and other tailwinds. Will the good times continue? Edward Russell, fresh off the plane back, and Jay Shabat discuss. Plus, the industry’s sustainability challenge and IndiGo’s international plans.
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