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IATA’s mission is to represent, lead and serve the airline industry. Membership of IATA amounts to some 240 airlines. On this page, you will find a selection of critical IATA initiatives, programs and services to support airlines.  

IATA's Annual General Meeting (AGM)

2014 AGM took take place in Doha, Qatar, 1-3 June. Read all about it: Prooceedings from AGM 2014.
2015 AGM will take place 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.

Improving safety even further requires greater data sharing. Join the Global Aviation Data Management (GADM).

Further information on our safety initiatives.

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 Sep 16, 2014
IATA will host the fourth annual World Passenger Symposium (WPS 2014), 15-17 October in San Diego, California. More than 700 high-level delegates from airlines, global distribution systems and travel technology providers, airports and travel management companies are expected to attend the event. 
PRESS RELEASE | Posted Sep 03, 2014
IATA announced global passenger traffic results for July showing demand growth of 5.3% over July 2013. Capacity expanded exactly in tandem with demand (5.3%), resulting in a global load factor of 82.3%, unchanged from last year.


Upcoming Events
Sep 23, 2014 - Sep 23, 2014 | Amman, Jordan
Sep 23, 2014 - Sep 23, 2014 | Online
Oct 06, 2014 - Oct 06, 2014 | Geneva, Switzerland


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