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IATA’s mission is to represent, lead and serve the airline industry. Membership of IATA amounts to some 260 airlines. On this page, you will find a selection of critical IATA programs, policies, and services to support airlines.  

IATA's Annual General Meeting (AGM)

See what took place at IATA's 2015 AGM in Miami, 7-9 June 2015.

Policies

We run intensive lobbying campaigns to support many aspects of airline operations. Major policy initiatives include:

New! Passsenger Rights and also... Emissions Trading, Security, Aviation Charges, Airport Slots, Benefits of Aviation.

Go to our Policy page.

Safety our # 1 priority

The IATA Operational & Safety Audit (IOSA) is a mandatory requirement for IATA membership. See how to schedule your IOSA audit.

Further information on our safety initiatives.

Health & Safety

IATA has set up a structure to contribute to an efficient and cost effective approach to handling medical issues in the airline industry.

Building a greener future

Air transport is united behind a four-pillar environmental strategy and challenging targets.

The IATA Environmental Assessment (IEnvA) program helps airlines improve environmental management

Alternative fuels are a critical component of aviation's commitment to carbon-neutral growth by 2020.

See this biofuel producers directory

We encourage airlines to offset emissions. See what our carbon offset program can do for you.

More on IATA's environmental commitment.

 

Security: Smart Security

The Smart Security is a vision for more effective and sustainable passenger screening.

For airlines, this concept will increase customer satisfaction and reduce departure delays.

Simplifying the Business

Airlines

    Simplifying the Business will save the industry US$18.1 billion annually.

Participate in pilots and the definition of new standards for the New Distribution Capability (NDC), and baggage handling: InBag.

More StB initiatives.

Cargo: facilitating world trade

Several programs promote greater efficiency in the air cargo supply chain:

More on Cargo.

What's New
PRESS RELEASE | Posted Jul 02, 2015
IATA announced global passenger traffic results for May showing strong demand growth compared to May 2014 for both domestic and international traffic.
PRESS RELEASE | Posted Jun 17, 2015
IATA announced that it was pausing the rollout of its Cabin OK initiative and beginning a comprehensive reassessment in light of concerns expressed, primarily in North America. This will include further engagement with program participants, the rest of our members, and key stakeholders.


Upcoming Events
Aug 26, 2015 - Aug 27, 2015 | Geneva, Switzerland
Sep 09, 2015 - Sep 10, 2015 | Munich, Germany
Sep 14, 2015 - Sep 17, 2015 | Barcelona, Spain


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