IATA publications for multiple platforms & devices

IATA publications in a versatile, eBook-style format. Get the titles you need and build your own library of IATA regulations, standards and references. Access the library anywhere, online or offline, from all popular platforms, on a variety of devices.​

IATA publications delivered in a versatile format made for ease of access and mobility. With the 'Mobile' format, it's easier than ever for customers to access the content they need, when and where they need it. The format offers the flexibility and convenience to access IATA titles from all popular platforms (Windows, Mac, iOS and Android) across multiple devices (desktops, laptops and tablets), both online and offline.

The IATA publication is made available in an e-Reader solution called Bookshelf. Bookshelf Online is accessed through a browser. The publication can also be accessed with the Bookshelf software application, installed on a computer or tablet. When you get your first IATA 'Mobile' publication you'll create a Bookshelf account, and use that account whether using Bookshelf Online or the Bookshelf application.

  • Online - Browser-based, no software to install. Chrome, Safari, Edge, and Firefox are all supported.
  • Offline - There's a Bookshelf app for all popular platforms, including iOS.

Features & Benefits

Online

  • Can be used in popular browsers
  • No software to install

Offline

  • There's an app (Bookshelf, from company VitalSource) for all popular platforms
  • No internet connection required after downloading your titles

Common

  • Searchable text
  • Content adjusts to screen size
  • Table of contents
  • Bookmarks, notes & highlighting
  • Intra-document hyperlinks

The IATA Mobile version is an eBook. It may be used online and offline. Online in a browser, requiring an internet connection at all times. Offline in a locally installed e-Reader app called Bookshelf. The Windows version is a software application. Once installed, no internet connection is needed. The Windows versions of some publications include special content sections, such as dynamic grids (e.g. DGR, LAR, PCR) and document Toolboxes (e.g. AHM, DGR, IGOM).

Yes. To use your title(s) offline, install the 'Bookshelf' e-Reader application. The application is available for Windows, Mac, iOS and Android. Internet access is required when opening a title for the first time on a device.

Online use: You may lose access to the Bookshelf library, and you may need to log back in once the connection is restored.

Offline use: If your title has been downloaded to your device an internet connection is no longer needed.

A title may be be accessed through a browser (online use) on one device at a time. For viewing titles in the Bookshelf app, two devices may be activated for your account; one computer (Windows or Mac) and one mobile device (Apple or Android tablet).

It is possible to edit the User Info, including email address, user name, and password from the Bookshelf Account Center, as well as manage which devices are activated for the account.

The IATA titles may only be viewed using the Bookshelf platform (browser and/or app).

The Bookshelf application for Windows requires Windows 7 or later, therefore access will be limited to online use within a browser for Windows XP users.

Copy and print are not enabled for most IATA 'Mobile' titles.

​​Devices

  • Windows desktops, laptops and tablets
  • Mac desktops and laptops
  • Apple iPads
  • Android tablets

​​Operating Systems

  • Windows 7 and higher
  • Mac OS X and higher
  • iOS 9 and higher
  • Android 6 and higher

Browsers

  • Windows - Chrome, Edge, Firefox, Internet Explorer
  • Mac OS - Chrome, Safari
  • iOS - Chrome, Safari
  • Android - Chrome​
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Other Info

  • Online - Access IATA Mobile titles with a browser. Internet connection needed at all times.​
  • Offline - Access IATA Mobile titles with a locally installed eBook reader application (Bookshelf). Administrator permissions needed for install. Internet connection needed to download the title, but not needed after that. One computer (Windows or Mac) and one mobile device (iOS or Android) may be associated to an IATA Bookshelf account.
  • Optimized for screens 7 inches and larger. Content may not display correctly on smaller devices (e.g. smartphones).

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Airport Development Reference Manual (ADRM)

  • Mobile: eBook for Bookshelf
    • Fluid page layout
      With search, bookmark and annotation features (copy and print not enabled)
    • Note: The Document Toolbox of the Windows format is not included in Mobile format
    • Single user license

Also Available:
  • Book: Book and Windows format
  • Windows: IATA Reader for Windows document
    • Fixed page layout
    • Document Toolbox: Includes Level of Service, Capacity Calculations, Recommendations, and Other Reference Materials documents
    • Available on its own or in a combo
    • Learn more about the Windows format...
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Airport Handling Manual (AHM)

  • Mobile: eBook for Bookshelf
    • Fluid page layout
      With search, bookmark and annotation features (copy and print not enabled)
    • Note: The Document Toolbox and animated Marshalling Signals of the Windows format are not included in Mobile format
    • Single user license

Also Available:
  • Windows: IATA Reader for Windows document
    • Fixed page layout
    • Document Toolbox: Includes select AHM guidelines and specification extracts, fillable forms, checklists, Standard Ground Handling Agreements (all years) in PDF and/or DOC and/or XLS format, as well as a Ground Support Equipment Total Cost of Ownership Calculator in XLS format
    • Animations: Animated instructional Marshalling Signals section
    • Available on its own or in a combo
    • Learn more about the Windows format...
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Baggage Reference Manual (BRM)

  • Mobile: eBook for Bookshelf
    • Fluid page layout
      With search, bookmark and annotation features (copy and print not enabled)
    • Single user license
    • Available on its own or in a combo

Also Available:
  • Book
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Cargo Agency Conference Resolutions Manual (CACRM)

  • Mobile: eBook for Bookshelf
    • Fluid page layout
      With search, bookmark and annotation features (copy and print not enabled)
    • Note: The Document Toolbox of the Windows format is not included in Mobile format
    • Single user license

Also Available:
  • Windows: IATA Reader for Windows document
    • Fixed page layout
    • Document Toolbox: Contains all agreements and participation rules applicable to the Cargo Agency Programs and the Cargo Accounts Settlement Systems - CASS, in printable PDF format
    • Learn more about the Windows format...
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Cargo Services Conference Resolutions Manual (CSCRM)

  • Mobile: eBook for Bookshelf
    • Fluid page layout
      With search, bookmark and annotation features (copy and print not enabled)
    • Note: The Document Toolbox of the Windows format is not included in Mobile format
    • Single user license

Also Available:
  • Windows: IATA Reader for Windows document
    • Fixed page layout
    • Document Toolbox: Contains the agreement forms for the various multilateral interline traffic agreements, including the eAWB agreement, data exchange agreement and interline traffic agreement, in printable PDF format
    • Learn more about the Windows format...
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Dangerous Goods Regulations (DGR)

  • Mobile: eBook for Bookshelf
    • Fluid page layout
      With search, bookmark and annotation features (copy and print not enabled)
    • Responsive data grid: The complete List of Dangerous Goods
      With search, bookmark and annotation features (copy and print not enabled)
    • Note: The dynamic grid features (filter, sort, group, report) and Document Toolbox of the Windows format are not included in Mobile format
    • Single user license
    • Multiple languages available

Also Available:
  • Book
    • Regular and spiral bound available, multiple languages available
    • Learn more...
  • Windows: IATA Reader for Windows document
    • Fluid page layout
    • Dynamic data grid: Identification section (the complete List of Dangerous Goods)
    • Document Toolbox: Includes Shippers Declaration and select checklist fillable forms, and the DG Quick Reference Card, in PDF format
    • Multiple languages available
    • Learn more about the Windows format...
  • Other
    • DG Auto-Check, DGR for EFB, DGR e-Lists, and other DG products available
    • Learn more...
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Dangerous Goods Regulations, French (DGR)

  • Mobile: eBook for Bookshelf
    • Fluid page layout
      With search, bookmark and annotation features (copy and print not enabled)
    • Responsive data grid: The complete List of Dangerous Goods
      With search, bookmark and annotation features (copy and print not enabled)
    • Note: The dynamic grid features (filter, sort, group, report) and Document Toolbox of the Windows format are not included in Mobile format
    • Single user license
    • Multiple languages available

Also Available:
  • Windows: IATA Reader for Windows document
    • Fluid page layout
    • Dynamic data grid: Identification section (the complete List of Dangerous Goods)
    • Document Toolbox: Includes Shippers Declaration and select checklist fillable forms, and the DG Quick Reference Card, in PDF format
    • Multiple languages available
    • Learn more about the Windows format...
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Dangerous Goods Regulations, German (DGR)

  • Mobile: eBook for Bookshelf
    • Fluid page layout
      With search, bookmark and annotation features (copy and print not enabled)
    • Responsive data grid: The complete List of Dangerous Goods
      With search, bookmark and annotation features (copy and print not enabled)
    • Note: The dynamic grid features (filter, sort, group, report) and Document Toolbox of the Windows format are not included in Mobile format
    • Single user license
    • Multiple languages available

Also Available:
  • Windows: IATA Reader for Windows document
    • Fluid page layout
    • Dynamic data grid: Identification section (the complete List of Dangerous Goods)
    • Document Toolbox: Includes Shippers Declaration and select checklist fillable forms, and the DG Quick Reference Card, in PDF format
    • Multiple languages available
    • Learn more about the Windows format...
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Dangerous Goods Regulations, Spanish (DGR)

  • Mobile: eBook for Bookshelf
    • Fluid page layout
      With search, bookmark and annotation features (copy and print not enabled)
    • Responsive data grid: The complete List of Dangerous Goods
      With search, bookmark and annotation features (copy and print not enabled)
    • Note: The dynamic grid features (filter, sort, group, report) and Document Toolbox of the Windows format are not included in Mobile format
    • Single user license
    • Multiple languages available

Also Available:
  • Windows: IATA Reader for Windows document
    • Fluid page layout
    • Dynamic data grid: Identification section (the complete List of Dangerous Goods)
    • Document Toolbox: Includes Shippers Declaration and select checklist fillable forms, and the DG Quick Reference Card, in PDF format
    • Multiple languages available
    • Learn more about the Windows format...
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Emergency Response Best Practices Handbook (ERP)

  • Mobile: eBook for Bookshelf
    • Fluid page layout
      With search, bookmark and annotation features (copy and print not enabled)
    • Single user license

Also Available:
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Guide to Facilitation (IGF)

  • Mobile: eBook for Bookshelf
    • Fluid page layout
      With search, bookmark and annotation features (copy and print not enabled)
    • Single user license
    • Available on its own or in a combo

Also Available:
  • Book
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IATA Cargo Handling Manual (ICHM)

  • Mobile: eBook for Bookshelf
    • Fluid page layout
      With search, bookmark and annotation features (copy and print not enabled)
    • Note: The Smart Facility Standards Manual section of the Windows format is not included in Mobile format
    • Single user license

Also Available:
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IATA Ground Operations Manual (IGOM)

  • Mobile: eBook for Bookshelf
    • Fluid page layout
      With search, bookmark and annotation features (copy and print not enabled)
    • Note: The Document Toolbox and animated Marshalling Signals of the Windows format are not included in Mobile format
    • Single user license
    • Multiple languages available

Also Available:
  • Windows: IATA Reader for Windows document
    • Fixed page layout
    • Document Toolbox: Includes select IGOM guidelines and specification extracts, fillable forms, checklists (in PDF and/or DOC format), and an IGOM Gap Analysis Checklist tool (XLS format)
    • Animations: Animated instructional Marshalling Signals
    • Multiple languages available
    • Learn more about the Windows format...
  • Combo: Book and Windows format
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IATA Ground Operations Manual, Chinese (IGOM)

  • Mobile: eBook for Bookshelf
    • Fluid page layout
      With search, bookmark and annotation features (copy and print not enabled)
    • Note: The Document Toolbox and animated Marshalling Signals of the Windows format are not included in Mobile format
    • Single user license
    • Multiple languages available

Also Available:
  • Windows: IATA Reader for Windows document
    • Fixed page layout
    • Document Toolbox: Includes select IGOM guidelines and specification extracts, fillable forms, checklists (in PDF and/or DOC format), and an IGOM Gap Analysis Checklist tool (XLS format)
    • Animations: Animated instructional Marshalling Signals
    • Multiple languages available
    • Learn more about the Windows format...
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IATA Ground Operations Manual, French (IGOM)

  • Mobile: eBook for Bookshelf
    • Fluid page layout
      With search, bookmark and annotation features (copy and print not enabled)
    • Note: The Document Toolbox and animated Marshalling Signals of the Windows format are not included in Mobile format
    • Single user license
    • Multiple languages available

Also Available:
  • Windows: IATA Reader for Windows document
    • Fixed page layout
    • Document Toolbox: Includes select IGOM guidelines and specification extracts, fillable forms, checklists (in PDF and/or DOC format), and an IGOM Gap Analysis Checklist tool (XLS format)
    • Animations: Animated instructional Marshalling Signals
    • Multiple languages available
    • Learn more about the Windows format...
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IATA Ground Operations Manual, Russian (IGOM)

  • Mobile: eBook for Bookshelf
    • Fluid page layout
      With search, bookmark and annotation features (copy and print not enabled)
    • Note: The Document Toolbox and animated Marshalling Signals of the Windows format are not included in Mobile format
    • Single user license
    • Multiple languages available

Also Available:
  • Windows: IATA Reader for Windows document
    • Fixed page layout
    • Document Toolbox: Includes select IGOM guidelines and specification extracts, fillable forms, checklists (in PDF and/or DOC format), and an IGOM Gap Analysis Checklist tool (XLS format)
    • Animations: Animated instructional Marshalling Signals
    • Multiple languages available
    • Learn more about the Windows format...
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IATA Ground Operations Manual, Spanish (IGOM)

  • Mobile: eBook for Bookshelf
    • Fluid page layout
      With search, bookmark and annotation features (copy and print not enabled)
    • Note: The Document Toolbox and animated Marshalling Signals of the Windows format are not included in Mobile format
    • Single user license
    • Multiple languages available

Also Available:
  • Windows: IATA Reader for Windows document
    • Fixed page layout
    • Document Toolbox: Includes select IGOM guidelines and specification extracts, fillable forms, checklists (in PDF and/or DOC format), and an IGOM Gap Analysis Checklist tool (XLS format)
    • Animations: Animated instructional Marshalling Signals
    • Multiple languages available
    • Learn more about the Windows format...
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Infectious Substances Shipping Guidelines (ISSG)

  • Mobile: eBook for Bookshelf
    • Fluid page layout
      With search, bookmark and annotation features (copy and print not enabled)
    • Single user license

Also Available:
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ISAGO Standards Manual (GOSM)

  • Mobile: eBook for Bookshelf
    • Fluid page layout
      With search, bookmark and annotation features (copy and print not enabled)
    • Additional documents: Includes printable ISAGO Checklists documents (Headquarters, Station and Combined) (copy and print enabled)
    • Single user license

Also Available:
  • Windows: IATA Reader for Windows document
    • Fixed page layout
    • Document Toolbox: Includes printable ISAGO Checklist fillable form documents (Headquarters, Station and Combined) in Microsoft Word format
    • Learn more about the Windows format...
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Lithium Battery Shipping Guidelines (LBSG)

  • Mobile: eBook for Bookshelf
    • Fluid page layout
      With search, bookmark and annotation features (copy and print not enabled)
    • Note: The animated packing examples and dynamic classification scenarios of the Windows format are not included in Mobile format
    • Single user license
    • Multiple languages available

Also Available:
  • Windows: IATA Reader for Windows document
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Lithium Battery Shipping Guidelines, Chinese (LBSG)

  • Mobile: eBook for Bookshelf
    • Fluid page layout
      With search, bookmark and annotation features (copy and print not enabled)
    • Note: The animated packing examples and dynamic classification scenarios of the Windows format are not included in Mobile format
    • Single user license
    • Multiple languages available

Also Available:
  • Windows: IATA Reader for Windows document
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Live Animals Regulations (LAR)

  • Mobile: eBook for Bookshelf
    • Fluid page layout
      With search, bookmark and annotation features (copy and print not enabled)
    • Data grid: Common and scientific names of animals
      With search, bookmark and annotation features (copy and print not enabled)
    • Note: The dynamic grid features (filter, sort, group, report) and Document Toolbox of the Windows format are not included in Mobile format
    • Single user license
    • Multiple languages available

Also Available:
  • Book
    • Available on its own or in a combo, multiple languages available
    • Learn more...
  • Windows: IATA Reader for Windows document
    • Fluid page layout
    • Dynamic data grid: Classification section (Common and scientific names of animals)
    • Document Toolbox: Includes a set of printable Special Insert documents (PDF) and fillable forms (DOC)
    • Available on its own or in a combo, multiple languages available
    • Learn more about the Windows format...
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Live Animals Regulations, French (LAR)

  • Mobile: eBook for Bookshelf
    • Fluid page layout
      With search, bookmark and annotation features (copy and print not enabled)
    • Data grid: Common and scientific names of animals
      With search, bookmark and annotation features (copy and print not enabled)
    • Note: The dynamic grid features (filter, sort, group, report) and Document Toolbox of the Windows format are not included in Mobile format
    • Single user license
    • Multiple languages available

Also Available:
  • Book
    • Available on its own or in a combo, multiple languages available
    • Learn more...
  • Windows: IATA Reader for Windows document
    • Fluid page layout
    • Dynamic data grid: Classification section (Common and scientific names of animals)
    • Document Toolbox: Includes a set of printable Special Insert documents (PDF) and fillable forms (DOC)
    • Available on its own or in a combo, multiple languages available
    • Learn more about the Windows format...
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Live Animals Regulations, Spanish (LAR)

  • Mobile: eBook for Bookshelf
    • Fluid page layout
      With search, bookmark and annotation features (copy and print not enabled)
    • Data grid: Common and scientific names of animals
      With search, bookmark and annotation features (copy and print not enabled)
    • Note: The dynamic grid features (filter, sort, group, report) and Document Toolbox of the Windows format are not included in Mobile format
    • Single user license
    • Multiple languages available

Also Available:
  • Book
    • Available on its own or in a combo, multiple languages available
    • Learn more...
  • Windows: IATA Reader for Windows document
    • Fluid page layout
    • Dynamic data grid: Classification section (Common and scientific names of animals)
    • Document Toolbox: Includes a set of printable Special Insert documents (PDF) and fillable forms (DOC)
    • Available on its own or in a combo, multiple languages available
    • Learn more about the Windows format...
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Perishable Cargo Regulations (PCR)

  • Mobile: eBook for Bookshelf
    • Fluid page layout
      With search, bookmark and annotation features (copy and print not enabled)
    • Data grid: List of perishables
      With search, bookmark and annotation features (copy and print not enabled)
    • Note: The dynamic grid features (filter, sort, group) of the Windows format are not included in Mobile format
    • Single user license
    • Multiple languages available

Also Available:
  • Windows: IATA Reader for Windows document
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Perishable Cargo Regulations, French (PCR)

  • Mobile: eBook for Bookshelf
    • Fluid page layout
      With search, bookmark and annotation features (copy and print not enabled)
    • Data grid: List of perishables
      With search, bookmark and annotation features (copy and print not enabled)
    • Note: The dynamic grid features (filter, sort, group) of the Windows format are not included in Mobile format
    • Single user license
    • Multiple languages available

Also Available:
  • Windows: IATA Reader for Windows document
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Perishable Cargo Regulations, Spanish (PCR)

  • Mobile: eBook for Bookshelf
    • Fluid page layout
      With search, bookmark and annotation features (copy and print not enabled)
    • Data grid: List of perishables
      With search, bookmark and annotation features (copy and print not enabled)
    • Note: The dynamic grid features (filter, sort, group) of the Windows format are not included in Mobile format
    • Single user license
    • Multiple languages available

Also Available:
  • Windows: IATA Reader for Windows document
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Security Management Systems Manual (SeMS)

  • Mobile: eBook for Bookshelf
    • Fluid page layout
      With search, bookmark and annotation features (copy and print not enabled)
    • Note: The Document Toolbox of the Windows format is not included in Mobile format
    • Single user license

Also Available:
  • Book: Book and Windows format
    • Bundled with the Windows format, not available on its own
    • Learn more...
  • Windows: IATA Reader for Windows document
    • Fixed page layout
    • Document Toolbox: Risk Assessment TRAM Demo Tool, Threat Assessment Form and Interactive Checklist in Excel format, with accompanying user guides (PDF), as well as printable content extracts of select SeMS sections (PDF)
    • Learn more about the Windows format...
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Standard Procedures for Preloading Advance Cargo Information (PLACI)

  • Mobile: eBook for Bookshelf
    • Fluid page layout
      With search, bookmark and annotation features (copy and print not enabled)
    • Single user license

Also Available:
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Temperature Control Regulations (TCR)

  • Mobile: eBook for Bookshelf
    • Fluid page layout
      With CEIV Pharma Guidelines section, and search, bookmark and annotation features (copy and print not enabled)
    • Note: The Document Toolbox of the Windows format is not included in Mobile format
    • Single user license
    • Multiple languages available

Also Available:
  • Windows: IATA Reader for Windows document
    • Fixed page layout
    • Document Toolbox: Includes a CEIV Pharma Guidelines document (PDF) and CEIV Pharma checklist (XLS)
    • Available on its own or in a combo, multiple languages available
    • Learn more about the Windows format...
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Temperature Control Regulations, French (TCR)

  • Mobile: eBook for Bookshelf
    • Fluid page layout
      With CEIV Pharma Guidelines section, and search, bookmark and annotation features (copy and print not enabled)
    • Note: The Document Toolbox of the Windows format is not included in Mobile format
    • Single user license
    • Multiple languages available

Also Available:
  • Windows: IATA Reader for Windows document
    • Fixed page layout
    • Document Toolbox: Includes a CEIV Pharma Guidelines document (PDF) and CEIV Pharma checklist (XLS)
    • Available on its own or in a combo, multiple languages available
    • Learn more about the Windows format...
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Temperature Control Regulations, Spanish (TCR)

  • Mobile: eBook for Bookshelf
    • Fluid page layout
      With CEIV Pharma Guidelines section, and search, bookmark and annotation features (copy and print not enabled)
    • Note: The Document Toolbox of the Windows format is not included in Mobile format
    • Single user license
    • Multiple languages available

Also Available:
  • Windows: IATA Reader for Windows document
    • Fixed page layout
    • Document Toolbox: Includes a CEIV Pharma Guidelines document (PDF) and CEIV Pharma checklist (XLS)
    • Available on its own or in a combo, multiple languages available
    • Learn more about the Windows format...
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ULD Regulations (ULDR)

  • Mobile: eBook for Bookshelf
    • Fluid page layout
      With search, bookmark and annotation features (copy and print not enabled)
    • Note: The ULD Identification lookup feature of the Windows format is not included in Mobile format
    • Single user license

Also Available:
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