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Ground Handlers

Ground Handlers & IATA Publications Training Workgroups

Safe, efficient ground handling is essential to airline operations. We are pursuing a number of projects in this field with the assistance of our ground handling partners.

The Ground Handling agenda

 

Safety - #1 priority

The IATA Ground Handling agenda focuses on four pillars:  
  • Safe flight and safe ground operations
  • Operational efficiency and quality service delivery
  • Open, effective market
  • Sustainability

This ambitious agenda is led by working groups formed of ground handlers, airlines and other industry stakeholder. 

Join the IATA Ground Handling Council

The IATA Ground Handling Council (IGHC) is the major forum of international ground handling executives.

Members of the IGHC have the unique opportunity to participate in the standards setting process for ground handling.

See who is already a member of the IGHC 

See what it takes to join the IGHC

Access the IGHC extranet (members only)  

  

The IATA Safety Audit for Ground Operations (ISAGO)

ISAGO is a safety audit standards designed in a way that makes it applicable consistently to multinational ground handlers, as well as to smaller companies providing services at a single station.

Schedule an ISAGO audit

See which companies are already ISAGO registered














 

What's new
PRESS RELEASE | Posted Apr 10, 2014
IATA is calling on governments to ratify important changes to the Tokyo Convention 1963 which were agreed at a diplomatic conference in Montreal last week.
PRESS RELEASE | Posted Apr 08, 2014
IATA will host the first Cabin Operations Safety Conference, 20-22 May 2014 in Madrid. Program highlights include turbulence management, safely carrying lithium batteries and preventing and managing unruly/disruptive passenger incidents.


Upcoming events
Apr 27, 2014 - Apr 30, 2014 | Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
May 04, 2014 - May 06, 2014 | San Antonio, Texas
Aug 26, 2014 - Aug 27, 2014 | Geneva, Switzerland


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