The International Air Transport Association (IATA) is the trade association for the world’s airlines, representing some 290 airlines or 82% of total air traffic. We support many areas of aviation activity and help formulate industry policy on critical aviation issues.
IATA is led by Willie Walsh, Director General since April 2021.
- Mission & Vision
- Governance Structure
- IATA by Region
- Fact Sheet: IATA Facts & Figures (pdf)
- IATA's Senior Management Team
- IATA Annual Review
- Strategic Partners
A guiding concept of IATA’s structure is “Global Development, Regional Delivery”, where the Head Office divisions drive the development of global standards, systems and advocacy positions, while the regional and country offices are responsible for implementation. See the high level organization chart (pdf)
IATA's senior management, formed of regional and subject matter experts, sets the strategic direction of IATA under the leadership of IATA's Director General & CEO. See who's who in IATA's senior management team.
Office of the Director General
People, Performance & Development
Member and External Relations (MER)
Customer, Financial and Digital Services (CFDS)
Airports, Passenger, Cargo & Security (APCS)
Safety & Flight Operations (SFO)
For more information about the association, please see IATA corporate governance structure