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Air Traffic Management

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IATA initiatives in air traffic management have been developed in cooperation with the relevant authorities and air navigation service providers. An even closer working relationship will enable the industry to realize significant benefits.


IATA works relentlessly at the structural and operational level towards the implementation of two major projects aimed at making air traffic management more efficient:

IATA also works with air navigation service providers across the globe to drive cost-efficiency improvements. Find out about our charges & economic regulation activities.

Air Traffic Management

Communication, navigation and surveillance. Read more on IATA's activities related to the Air Traffic Management.

ATAG's report on the Future of ATM (Nov. 2012)



Air Traffic Management enhancements could improve airlines' fuel efficiency and CO2 emissions up to 12%.

IATA therefore calls upon governments, airports and air navigation service providers to implement the necessary infrastructure improvements.

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Towards flexible routings

We are working with key stakeholders to introduce more flexible routings. This initiative, called iFLEX, will bring significant reduction in flight time on long haul, resulting in reduced fuel burn and emissions, in addition to obvious commercial benefits. iFLEX is currently on trial on a few routes. Find  out how to join the iFLEX initiative.

What's New
PRESS RELEASE | Posted Nov 16, 2015
​IATA welcomed the improvements in safety that have resulted from strong partnerships among aviation stakeholders in Latin America and the Caribbean, and urged governments in the region to use this as a template for working together in other areas.
PRESS RELEASE | Posted Nov 12, 2015
​IATA called on the European Commission to ensure that the upcoming EU Aviation Package strengthens the competitiveness and connectivity of the European economy, and benefits European consumers.

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