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IATA’s mission is to represent, lead and serve the airline industry. Membership of IATA amounts to some 260 airlines. On this page, you will find a selection of critical IATA programs, policies, and services to support airlines.  

IATA's Annual General Meeting (AGM)

See what took place at IATA's 2015 AGM in Miami, 7-9 June 2015.

Policies

We run intensive lobbying campaigns to support many aspects of airline operations. Major policy initiatives include:

New! Passsenger Rights and also... Emissions Trading, Security, Aviation Charges, Airport Slots, Benefits of Aviation.

Go to our Policy page.

Safety our # 1 priority

The IATA Operational & Safety Audit (IOSA) is a mandatory requirement for IATA membership. See how to schedule your IOSA audit.

Further information on our safety initiatives.

Health & Safety

IATA has set up a structure to contribute to an efficient and cost effective approach to handling medical issues in the airline industry.

Building a greener future

Air transport is united behind a four-pillar environmental strategy and challenging targets.

The IATA Environmental Assessment (IEnvA) program helps airlines improve environmental management

Alternative fuels are a critical component of aviation's commitment to carbon-neutral growth by 2020.

See this biofuel producers directory

We encourage airlines to offset emissions. See what our carbon offset program can do for you.

More on IATA's environmental commitment.

 

Security: Smart Security

The Smart Security is a vision for more effective and sustainable passenger screening.

For airlines, this concept will increase customer satisfaction and reduce departure delays.

Simplifying the Business

Airlines

    Simplifying the Business will save the industry US$18.1 billion annually.

Participate in pilots and the definition of new standards for the New Distribution Capability (NDC), and baggage handling: InBag.

More StB initiatives.

Cargo: facilitating world trade

Several programs promote greater efficiency in the air cargo supply chain:

More on Cargo.

What's New
PRESS RELEASE | Posted Aug 12, 2015
IATA announced that the second edition of the WFS, which will be held 14-17 September in Barcelona, will focus on industry efforts to support sustained financial health.
PRESS RELEASE | Posted Aug 06, 2015
IATA announced global passenger traffic results for June showing a 5.7% increase in demand compared to June 2014. This was a slowdown compared to the 6.9% year-over-year growth recorded in May, in part owing to the timing of Ramadan, which depressed travel demand in the Middle East.


Upcoming Events
Sep 09, 2015 - Sep 10, 2015 | Munich, Germany
Sep 14, 2015 - Sep 17, 2015 | Barcelona, Spain
Sep 15, 2015 - Sep 16, 2015 | Johannesburg, South Africa


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