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Improve baggage performance. From quick wins to strategical options, custom solutions for airlines, airports and ground handlers.
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IATA’s Baggage Services brings value to the air transport industry through several mechanisms. These support our members and encourage collaboration between airlines when transporting baggage. Our main project focus is InBag - Innovation in Baggage.
Closely tied to our project work, we produce and maintain standards for the handling of baggage and baggage messaging. We also support our IATA colleagues in our Training and Development Institute.
The value that IATA's Baggage Services delivers to the industry can be resumed through our:
Through resolutions and recommendations, IATA provides the industry standards for processing baggage.
Our baggage standards are being continuously developed by our Working Groups, whose members are representatives from airlines, airports, ground handlers and industry suppliers.The working groups related to Baggage Services are:
Touching numerous points in the air transport industry, the work of IATA Baggage Services is being presented in more detail in the following publications, available in our online store:
99% of travelers arrive at their destination together with their bag. To make sure you are not in the 1% of passengers who suffer a slight delay, please consult our Passenger Portal for advice regarding your travel.
A review of your baggage operation using a proven methodology, identifying issues and recommending solutions to drive down baggage mishandling
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