The safety committee of the International Air Transport Association (IATA) has appointed Lufthansa Capt Thomas Baberg as its new chairman. Baberg, deputy chairman since 1994, takes over from Finnair's Seppo Kirjonen. Baberg, a Boeing 747-400 pilot, is responsible for flight safety within the Lufthansa group and manages and monitors the airline's quality-management system.


Source: Flight International