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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: Proceedings 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 Apr 15, 2015
IATA announced the publication of the first edition of the Emergency Response Best Practices Handbook. This online guidance material provides purchasers with information critical to building effective emergency response plans for ground service providers, airports and other aviation-related activities.
PRESS RELEASE | Posted Apr 14, 2015

IATA launched the IATA Standard Safety Assessment (ISSA), a voluntary safety audit program created primarily for airlines that operate aircraft which have a lower maximum take-off weight (MTOW) than the 5,700 kg (12,566 lbs.) threshold for participation in IOSA.



Upcoming Events
May 05, 2015 - May 07, 2015 | Paris, France
May 27, 2015 - May 28, 2015 | Lima, Peru
Jun 02, 2015 - Jun 04, 2015 | Geneva, Switzerland


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