The General Civil Aviation Authority and the International Air Transport Association (IATA) hold a workshop on the Air Transport Sector index issued by the World Economic Forum
posted on Jan 20, 2019
UAE- General Civil Aviation Authority on 16 January 2019 organized a workshop in collaboration with the International Air Transport Association (IATA) on the Air Transport Sector index issued by the World Economic Forum at the Grand Hyatt Hotel in Dubai. The workshop aims to explain IATA’s Airport Connectivity Index Calculation Methodology adopted by the World Economic Forum for the evaluation of countries.
The UAE Air Transport Infrastructure Quality Board executive team and a group of experts in the Air Connectivity Index Calculation from both the national aviation companies and airports participated in the workshop.
The workshop familiarized the attendees about the Air Connectivity Index as the mechanism measuring Integration in the worldwide air transportation network.
The workshop went further to explain that the measurement of air connectivity is closely correlated with important economic variables, such as the degree of liberalization of air transport markets, as It provides a strong basis for future research in air transport sectors.