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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 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
Apr 19, 2015 - Apr 21, 2015 | Orlando, Florida
May 27, 2015 - May 28, 2015 | Geneva, Switzerland
Jun 02, 2015 - Jun 04, 2015 | Geneva, Switzerland


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