IATA’s priorities for 2020 were revised by the association’s Board of Governors at its June 2020 meeting in light of the impact of COVID-19 on the industry.
Key performance targets
Generate Cash for Airlines
2020 target: To support the industry in achieving relief measures that generate cash for airlines equivalent to up to USD120 billion
Reduce Airline Costs
2020 target: To support the industry in achieving a reduction in supplier costs and taxes for airlines equivalent to up to USD50 billion
2020 target: To enable the industry to reach 60% of 2019 RTK levels by December 2020 through the successful implementation of the IATA Industry Restart Plan
Ensure IATA's Sustainability
2020 target: To protect cash and IATA customers’ accounts in delivering the 2020 cost reduction targets (USD108 million cash expenditure reduction vs. 2020 budget) and ensuring safe & secure delivery of IATA’s services for the industry.
Safety and security
To continuously improve safety and security performance through effective risk management, earning the industry the license to grow.
2020 target: reduction of the 5-year all accident rate (pdf) per million flights from 2015-2019 (2019 rate available in February 2020) to 2016-2020
2035 goal: year on year reduction of the 5-year all accident rate per million flights between 2019-2035
To implement a comprehensive strategy to reduce aviation’s climate, noise and local impacts while securing the industry's license to grow.
2020 target: 1.5% fuel efficiency improvements (pdf), litres per 100 RTK on 2019 figure (available in March 2020)
2035 goal: total net CO2 at less than Carbon Neutral Growth (CNG) 2020 level (pdf)
Rebalancing the value chain
To enable a continued reduction in real airline operating costs and charges to facilitate sustainable growth.
2020 target: USD900 million reduction and 33% cost avoidance on ANSP/Airport charges, fuel fees and taxation(pdf)
2035 goal: under development
Infrastructure for growth
To enable the provision of timely, appropriate and affordable infrastructure and capacity for the industry to ensure sustainable growth.
2020 target: 1% reduction on 2019 figure (tbc) in ATM/Airport caused delays per flight > 15 minutes in Europe
2035 goal: 15% reduction on 2018 figure in ATM/Airport caused delays per flight > 15 minutes
Government, taxes and regulatory
To achieve standards and regulations that facilitate rather than constrain sustainable aviation growth while minimizing taxation on aviation.
Efficient IATA Operations
- Member satisfaction: NPS score of 55
- Safer funds 0.012% unrecovered debt
- Efficient settlements: Cost-efficient ISS operation achieving a positive ISS refund