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Bringing Together Airline Auditors from All Over the World

The International Association of Airline Internal Auditors (IAAIA) is a non-for profit organization, created in 1991 by several airlines to exchange information on challenges and best practices. Today, the organization counts over 45 member airlines and continues to meet annually all across the world to network, exchange ideas and solutions.

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An IAAIA member airline is a passenger or cargo airline, either scheduled or charter, or any member of the IATA Clearing House. The IAAIA is comprised of over 45 member airlines in over 37 countries representing over 400 internal auditors. IAAIA members meet annually in different locations throughout the world to network, exchange ideas and solutions and to further promote cooperation amongst themselves.

A person engaged as an Internal Auditor and/or forming part of the Internal Audit team, section or department or related assurance functions of the member shall be eligible to attend, and participate in, the activities of the Association and represent the member as an Executive Committee member.

The IAAIA membership provides premier access to many useful resources, a forum of discussion in a private site, and participation to all IAAIA events with exclusive networking opportunities and training.

The IAAIA's mission is to help develop and maintain standards and procedures related to the practice of internal audit and assurance functions in the airline industry, whether among scheduled and/or charter airlines.

In addition, the IAAIA strives to:

  • Research and promote best practice in the airline industry through conference, seminars and forums.
  • Promote cooperation between members.
  • Affiliate or cooperate with other bodies whose objectives are similar to those of the association.
  • Promote the profession of Internal Audit and related assurance functions in general and to the airline industry in particular.

View the IAAIA statutes (pdf) and find out who is on the Executive Committee of the IAAIA (pdf)

After a three-year absence the International Association of Airline Internal Auditors (IAAIA) Conference is back with a renewed focus on our industry’s highest priorities. 

The conference will take place from 7–10 May 2023, at the Hyatt Regency in Mexico City.

“Riding the Turbulence – Internal Audit in the New Normal” is the theme of our conference where you will be joining a forum of experts to discuss and debate topics relevant to the audit and risk profession as the industry rebuilds operations and moves into full recovery and growth mode.

This event brings together key audit leaders in the aviation industry for three days of networking, intensive discussions, and plenary sessions.
The conference will be focusing on hot topics of significant relevance to airline internal audit functions in 2023 including:

  • Environment, Social and Governance (ESG);
  • Cyber security and data privacy
  • Fraud and anti-money laundering
  • Airline internal audit transformation post pandemic
  • Global airline sector – update and outlook  
  • Workforce management, recruitment and retention
  • Airline supply chain and third party risk

See the detailed agendaand Register

We look forward to seeing you in Mexico City, 7-10 May. 

Opportunity to earn up to 20 CPE credits *

1Subject to change / *Final approval of credits is at the discretion of your professional institution /  certification body

IAAIA Webinars

The IAAIA is proud to bring to you a series of webinars to provide members with a learning experience on current topics that are impacting the profession. The IAAIA webinars include presentations from industry leaders and a Q&A session on subjects relevant to the aviation industry and risk and assurance professionals. It also provides an opportunity to share best practices and insight. It is an opportunity like no other.

The webinars are normally offered in two different times for your convenience. We look forward to your participation.

Please select the session that is more convenient for you and you will automatically receive a meeting invite to be added to your calendar.

ESG - Morning 16 November 9:00 - 10:00 EST Online IAAIA Members
ESG - Evening 16 November 20:00 - 21:00 EST Online IAAIA Members

ESG: Environmental, Social and Governance
EST: Eastern Standard Time