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IATA's Corporate Governance Structure

This section contains the formal reference materials covering the IATA corporate governance structure.

Act of Incorporation

On December 18, 1945 assent was given to a special Act of the Canadian Parliament incorporating IATA.

Articles of Association

The Articles of Association regulate the activities and affairs of IATA. The Articles are amended from time-to-time by the Annual General Meeting. The most recent amendments were adopted by the 68th Annual General Meeting held in Beijing 10-12 June 2012..

The Nominating Committee

The Nominating Committee is appointed to make recommendations to the Annual General Meeting for appointments of members to the Board of Governors.

Rules of Procedure of General Meetings

The Rules of Procedure of General Meetings sets the composition, agenda, conduct of business, etc. for IATA's Annual General Meetings.

Board of Governors

The IATA Board of Governors is IATA's government.  Its members exercise an oversight and executive role on behalf of the membership as a whole in representing the interests of the Association.

Industry Committees

Rules and Regulations of the six Industry Committees: Cargo, Environment, Financial, Industry Affairs, Legal and Operations.

Working Groups Mandates and Membership 

Traffic Conferences

For any questions or for further information regarding IATA's corporate governance, please contact us:

  • Paul A. Steele
    Corporate Secretary
  • Carmelina Di Paola
    Associate Corporate Secretary

Additional information

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