IATA Ground Handling Council (IGHC)
The IATA Ground Handling Council (IGHC) brings together over 350 airlines, ground handlers, airports and authorities and serves as a platform where matters of mutual concern regarding ground operations can be discussed.
Development of ground handling standards
IGHC is a valuable source of key input to the ground operations industry agenda, from which the standards are developed on how ground handling activities at airports are conducted.
Who can join
IGHC membership is open to all IATA member airlines, Non-IATA airlines, Independent ground handling companies, Airports and Persons that provide or arrange for ground handling activities as outlined in Annex A of the current IATA Standard Ground Handling Agreement. For participation contact firstname.lastname@example.org
IGHC membership benefits
Being a member provides you with one of the few opportunities to make your company visible and network with a significant cross-section of people and companies representing all aspects of ground handling and operations. You will also have the opportunity to:
- Forge a network of international contacts to exchange views and experience
- Gain valuable expertise and knowledge with regard to ground handling priorities
- Influence the future of the air transport industry by participating in the development of the AHM and IGOM as well as driving the implementation of standards and procedures
- Preview future developments in new ground support equipment products and services
Call of Annual Meeting 2013
The 26th IGHC annual meeting will take place on 6 May 2013. Annual meeting is open to all IGHC members with valid IGHC membership for 2013. Please review the IGHC Membership 2013 Terms & Conditions before applying for membership.
Register now for IGHC Membership
IGHC2013 Call of Meeting (pdf) and attachments: C (word) - D (pdf) - E (pdf) - F (word)