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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 Aug 18, 2014
IATA African Aviation Day emphasized the need for intra-African air connectivity to spread economic and social prosperity across the continent. In particular, IATA noted that the liberalization of air rights for intra-Africa flights could yield significant benefits in both jobs and GDP growth.
PRESS RELEASE | Posted Aug 18, 2014
The current Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) outbreak is believed to have begun in Guinea in December 2013. This outbreak now involves community transmission in Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone and recently an ill traveller from Liberia infected a small number of people in Nigeria with whom he had direct contact.


Upcoming events
Aug 26, 2014 - Aug 27, 2014 | Geneva, Switzerland
Nov 04, 2014 - Nov 05, 2014 | Guangzhou, China
Nov 04, 2014 - Nov 06, 2014 | Prague, Czech Republic


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