From his office in Geneva, the view is plunging on the tarmac. This Monday, it is dead calm on the runway: only 26 airliners took off, against an average of 223 per day in March 2019. Alexandre de Juniac, director of the International Air Transport Association (IATA) since 2016, will leave his post at the end of the month, in the midst of a pandemic crisis. The former boss of Air France-KLM also worked for the aeronautical group Thales. “This crisis is unprecedented,” he said. He tells us how he apprehended her.
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