IATA’s mission is to represent, lead and serve the airline industry. Membership of IATA amounts to some
265 airlines. On this page, you will find a selection of critical IATA programs, policies, and services to support airlines.
Next AGM will take place on
4-6 June 2017 in Cancun. Did you miss the 2016 edition? See what took place at IATA's 2016 AGM in Dublin.
Find out what it takes for airlines to join the 260 airline members:
Requirements for IATA membership
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.
IATA has set up a structure to contribute to an efficient and cost effective approach to handling
medical issues in the airline industry.
We run intensive lobbying campaigns to support many aspects of airline operations. Major policy initiatives include: passenger rights, emissions trading, security, aviation cCharges, airport slots, benefits of aviation.
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Smart Security is a vision for more effective and sustainable passenger screening. For airlines, this concept will increase customer satisfaction and reduce departure delays.
Air transport is united behind a four-pillar environmental strategy and challenging targets.
IATA Environmental Assessment (IEnvA) program helps airlines improve environmental management. And a carbon offset program is available to airlines.
Alternative fuels are a critical component of aviation's commitment to carbon-neutral growth by 2020.
More on IATA's environmental commitment.
Several programs promote greater efficiency in the air cargo supply chain:
More on Cargo
Operational improvements in fuel management could provide a 6% overall fuel saving. See how our green teams can help you to improve fuel efficiency.
We have a number of publications to help you manage fuel. See the Ops & Infrastructure section of our Standards, manuals & guidelines page.More on Fuel efficiency
The Operational Efficiency & Cost Management (OECM) program helps identifying saving potentials while improving operational efficiency in four major areas of operations:
Our GO-teams perform onsite assessments to improve efficiency and identify operational cost reduction potential. They also support you during the implementation of our recommendations.
More on the Operational Efficiency & Cost Management (OECM)
The StB programs aim to transform the entire journey experience through the implementation of innovative solutions. It will save the industry up to US$18.1 billion every year.
Current initiatives include:
More on StB
Develop more efficiency in this increasingly competitive environment, we can help you with expert consulting services in all your operations.See how far our airline consulting experts can support you.
We can supply a wide array of data to help you run your operations, benchmark your competitors and understand the markets.
Our Chief Economist's team regularly compiles essential analysis covering a wide scope of air transport economics.Go to our Economic publications pages.
New! You can now access our economics reports via a mobile App (iOS and Android)
You will find essential business intelligence in these publications:
More Business Intelligence & Statistics services
We offer a wide range of financial products to protect its airlines' money, reduce costs and improve efficiency.
IATA provides aviation training to thousands of professionals each year, helping to build careers and ensure sustainability throughout the industry. Our extensive selection of airline courses and diploma programs cover all critical areas of the airline business, including passenger and cargo operations, business development, safety and security.
The International Airline Training Fund (IATF) is a non-profit foundation whose purpose is to bridge the training gaps for airlines in regions of the world where it is most needed.
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