International Transport Forum - 2014 annual summit Transport for a Changing World | 21-23 may 2014 - Leipsig, Germany | France presidency
Glyn Hughes
Global Head of Cargo
International Air Transport Association (IATA)
Aviation in a world of evolving supply chains
09:00 - 10:30Thursday, 28 May 2015

Glyn Hughes has overall responsibility to ensure the International Air Transport Association (IATA) delivers on the agenda agreed by the Cargo Committee to support the Air Cargo industry. Priority areas include safety, security, quality, special cargoes, operations, modernisation and industry sustainability. He became IATA's Global Head of Cargo in June 2014, having joined IATA in 1991. He previously headed the IATA Cargo Agency and Cargo Accounts Settlement System (CASS) programs growing the CASS network to cover more than 80 operations in over 75 countries processing more than 18 million airway bills with a combined settlement value in excess of USD 30 billion. Hughes has been involved in air cargo for over 30 years, having started his career with British Caledonian in the UK.