79th IATA AGM and World Air Transport Summit, 4-6 June 2023, Istanbul, Türkiye


(Posted 22nd March 2023)


Dear ATCNews Readers,

Please mark your calendar: The 79th IATA Annual General Meeting (AGM) and World Air Transport Summit (WATS) will take place from 04th to 06th of June 2023 in Istanbul, Türkiye. The event is hosted by Pegasus Airlines and co-hosted by AnadoluJet.

The IATA AGM is the most senior gathering of aviation leaders. It is a unique opportunity to read reports and hear directly from those guiding the industry as the pandemic crisis recedes and the industry sharpens its focus on its ambitious sustainability targets.

Program highlights will include:

  • Director General’s Report on the Air Transport Industry
  • Industry economic outlook
  • Moving towards net zero carbon emissions
  • Diversity and inclusion

Special programs with our top subject matter experts will supplement the main program.

With many thanks to all our Sponsors

Host Airline


Co-Host Airline


Gold Sponsors

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Bronze Sponsors

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