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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 Sep 16, 2014
IATA will host the fourth annual World Passenger Symposium (WPS 2014), 15-17 October in San Diego, California. More than 700 high-level delegates from airlines, global distribution systems and travel technology providers, airports and travel management companies are expected to attend the event. 
PRESS RELEASE | Posted Sep 03, 2014
IATA announced global passenger traffic results for July showing demand growth of 5.3% over July 2013. Capacity expanded exactly in tandem with demand (5.3%), resulting in a global load factor of 82.3%, unchanged from last year.


Upcoming events
Sep 23, 2014 - Sep 23, 2014 | Online
Nov 04, 2014 - Nov 05, 2014 | Guangzhou, China
Nov 04, 2014 - Nov 06, 2014 | Prague, Czech Republic


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