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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.  

Next IATA's Annual General Meeting (AGM)

2014 AGM will take place in Doha, Qatar, 1-3 June. See what's on the agenda. Did you miss least year's event in Cape Town? Discover the proceedings from AGM 2013.

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 Aug 28, 2014

IATA welcomed the decision of Brussels Airport to become the first European hub for pharmaceutical freight using IATA’s global certification program for shipping cold-chain pharmaceuticals (CEIV Pharma).

PRESS RELEASE | Posted Aug 27, 2014
IATA called on the Vietnamese government to work with the air transport sector to strengthen the country’s economy through global air connectivity. IATA identified three broad strategic areas to focus on:  infrastructure, passenger experience and cargo.


Upcoming Events
Sep 10, 2014 - Sep 11, 2014 | Athens, Greece
Sep 16, 2014 - Sep 17, 2014 | Istanbul, Turkey
Sep 17, 2014 - Sep 18, 2014 | Abu Dhabi, UAE


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