IATA’s priorities for 2022 were defined by the IATA Board of Governors during their December session. 

Environment and sustainability

  • Increase the readiness of member airlines for the transition to Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF) as the main option to achieve net zero-carbon emissions by 2050
  • Secure the support of governments at the ICAO Assembly for the industry’s climate strategy


  • Increase the industry ground operations safety footprint through implementation of harmonized ground operations standards (ISAGO and IGOM)
  • Address risks related to lithium batteries
  • Launch Risk-Based IOSA pilots



  • Ensure the success of the IATA Travel Pass and Timatic in helping airlines comply with COVID-19 travel requirements

Effective IATA operations

  • Ensure efficient settlements systems (BSP and CASS)