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 IATA’s mission is to represent, lead and serve the airline industry. Membership of IATA amounts to some 250 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)

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.

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 Dec 10, 2014
IATA  announced an outlook for improved industry profitability in its Economic Performance of the Air Transport Industry report of December 2014
PRESS RELEASE | Posted Dec 08, 2014
IATA announced the publication of the first edition of the Lithium Battery Risk Mitigation Guidance for Operators. This free online guidance material provides airline operators with critical information related to the safe handling and transport of lithium batteries by air.


Upcoming Events
Feb 03, 2015 - Feb 04, 2015 | Abu Dhabi, U.A.E.
Feb 03, 2015 - Feb 04, 2015 | Miami, USA
Feb 04, 2015 - Feb 05, 2015 | Abu Dhabi, UAE


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