iataThe International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced that Korean Air will host the 75th IATA Annual General Meeting (AGM) and World Air Transport Summit in Seoul, South Korea, from 2-4 June 2019. This will be the first time that the South Korean capital hosts the global gathering of aviation’s top leaders.

"The aviation industry is looking forward to meeting in Seoul for the 75th IATA AGM. South Korea has a great story to promote. Strategic planning and foresight has positioned the country as a global hub for transport and logistics. I am confident that Korean Air will be a great host as Seoul is transformed into the capital of the global aviation industry during the AGM. We are also delighted to be in Seoul in the same year Korean Air celebrates its 50th anniversary," said Alexandre de Juniac, IATA’s Director General and CEO.

IATA’s member airlines welcomed Korean Air’s invitation to host the AGM in 2019 at the close of the 74th AGM in Sydney, Australia. Korean Air has been a member of IATA since 1989.

The 74th AGM and World Air Transport Summit in Sydney attracted 1,000 aviation leaders from IATA member airlines, industry stakeholders, strategic partners and members of the media.