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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 Oct 28, 2014

IATA launched its Aviation Cyber Security Toolkit which helps the air transport industry to identify, assess and mitigate, among others, cyber risks in IT infrastructure across their operations.

PRESS RELEASE | Posted Oct 22, 2014
IATA Airline Industry Forecast 2014-2018 shows that international freight volumes are expected to increase at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 4.1% over the next five years. Emerging economies, particularly in the Middle East and Africa, will be the fastest-growing markets.


Upcoming Events
Nov 04, 2014 - Nov 06, 2014 | Singapore
Nov 04, 2014 - Nov 05, 2014 | Guangzhou, China
Nov 04, 2014 - Nov 06, 2014 | Prague, Czech Republic


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