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Jun 11, 2007

IATA (International Air Transport Association) director general and CEO, Giovanni Bisignani, launched an unprecedented attack on British chancellor Gordon Brown as the world's airlines gathered in Vancouver for the 63rd annual IATA conference. Addressing 700 delegates Bisignani did not mince his words, as he discussed the environment in a 30-minute hard hitting speech that covered a range of current topics and gave Britain special mention. Bisignani emphasized that the airline industry's track record is good, reducing aircraft noise output by 75% during the last 30 years and cutting back fuel consumption by 70% during the last four decades. Jun 5, 2007


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