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Company News

21 May 2009

Our CEO meets IATA administration


May 21 2009, Moscow. – On May 19-20 2009 Vitaly Savelyev, CEO of Aeroflot Russian Airlines JSC had meetings with the International Air Transport Association (IATA) at its Geneva headquarters.

During the talks with Giovanni Bisignani, IATA’s Director General and its other managers, Vitaly Savelyev discussed a wide range of issues of Aeroflot and IATA’s cooperation. Aeroflot CEO has confirmed the company’s commitment, as one of the biggest members, to close cooperation with the International Association in the area of flight safety management improvement, new technology implementation, and personnel training.

The meetings paid a special attention to anti-crisis measures aimed at cost reduction in the industry, as well as financial strategies, and IATA’s projects in Russia. 

On June 7–9 2009 Vitaly Savelyev participates in IATA’s 65th annual General Assembly in Kuala Lumpur, Malaisia. Malaisian capital will also host the meeting of IATA’s Board of Governors.


Aeroflot has been IATA’s member since 1989.

IАТА (International Air Transport Association) is an international non-government organization, an association of air carriers operating regular commercial flights. IATA was founded in 1945.

IАТА represents 224 air carriers in 126 countries performing 93% of all regular international flights. A union of the world’s leading carriers, IАТА coordinates and represents air transport industry interests in areas such as flight safety provision, flight performance, fare policies, maintenance, and aviation security, develops and publishes international standards, provides training and consultancy, etc. The Association has office in Moscow.