IATA appoints new Sr VP for safety and flight operations
The International Air Transport Association ( IATA) has announced the appointment of Kevin Hiatt as Senior Vice-President, Safety and Flight Operations. Hiatt will join IATA on February 17, 2014 and be based at the Association’s headquarters in Montreal. He will succeed Guenther Matschnigg, who is retiring from IATA.
Hiatt joins IATA from the Flight Safety Foundation ( FSF) with the capacity of President and CEO since January 1, 2013, having joined FSF in 2010 as Executive Vice-President. He was subsequently promoted to the position of COO. Hiatt previously served as Vice-President for Corporate Safety and Security for World Airways, and was with Delta Air Lines for 26 years in various positions, including Chief Pilot at the Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport Pilot Crew Base from 2002 to late 2005.
Kevin Hiatt Senior Vice President Safety and Flight Operations