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Our Vision

An efficient air cargo industry that relies on full paperless processes and smart data sharing, enabling innovative and value-added services to its customers. 

Our Mission

To lead and guide the air cargo industry, to embrace the digital transformation, through the exploration of innovative technologies and through setting global standards.​


Driving Change

IATA supports e-Cargo implementation by developing industry standards and offering guidance and tools that facilitate the adoption of new initiatives. ​

Workshops & conferences

Beyond the World Cargo Symposium, IATA organizes the annual e-Cargo Conference in Geneva and regular e-Cargo workshops at the local levels. During those events, attendees benefit from a thorough understanding of new e-Cargo initiatives and the ability to network with subject matter experts and other industry colleagues. IATA also organizes regular eAWB360 workshops to support e-AWB adoption.


In order to remove paper and use electronic messages it is necessary to have common and clear business process and standards, which are the foundations of e-Cargo initiatives. IATA is driving business process and standard setting activities gathering the industry in workgroups and governance bodies.


To support the digital transformation of the air cargo industry, IATA has developed a range of solutions aiming to help the entire supply chain actors moving toward of paperless way of working: 


Moving to e-Cargo requires changes in the technologies used by the air freight stakeholders. IATA is willing to facilitate understanding of key IT requirements necessary to support e-Cargo projects, as well as the solutions and services available.

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