​From 57 founding members in 1945, IATA now represents some 290 airlines in 120 countries. Carrying 83% of the world’s air traffic, IATA members include the world’s leading passenger and cargo airlines.

IATA membership is open to airlines operating scheduled and non-scheduled air services that maintain an IATA Operational Safety Audit (IOSA) registration.

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IATA membership benefits for airlines

Airlines benefit of IATA membership in several ways. Most importantly, IATA provides a powerful, unified and experienced voice that supports and promotes the interests of its members through:

  • International recognition and lobbying
  • Targeting key industry priorities
  • Driving industry change
  • Reducing costs
  • Communication campaigns
  • Training and other services

IATA Membership benefits at a glance (pdf) - View the detailed benefits

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