Qatar Airways chief to chair IATA board starting June 2018

Qatar Airways CEO Akbar Al Baker during the 52nd Paris Air Show at Le Bourget airport near Paris, France, June 19, 2017. (Reuters)

Qatar Airways Group Chief Executive Akbar al-Baker has been elected chairman of the board of governors of the International Air Transport Association (IATA), the airline said on Sunday.

Baker will start his one-year term in June 2018, taking over from current chairman, Singapore Airlines’ Goh Choon Phong.

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