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.

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)

IAAIA Conference

Continuous Improvement – Internal audit key priorities to continue to deliver Value 

After a two-year absence the annual IAAIA Conference is back and with a new and exclusive focus on our professions highest priority: Continuous Improvement. The 29th Annual Conference of the IAAIA will take place early May 2023, at the Hyatt Regency in Mexico City (to be confirmed). Please stay tuned for more information to be posted soon.

You will be joining a forum of experts to discuss and debate about the internal audit’s agenda as the industry rebuilds operations and moves into full recovery and growth mode.

This event brings together key leaders in the industry for three days of networking, intensive discussions, plenary and break-out sessions.

Some areas of discussion include:

  • State of the Industry
  • Cybersecurity and Data Privacy & Protection
  • Climate change and  Sustainability
  • RPA and Artificial Intelligence
  • Risk Management and AML
  • Key reporting standards
  • Ancillary revenues, Antifraud program, Outsource and 3rd parties and many more.

Destination Venue

The Hyatt Regency Mexico City is centrally located in the stylish Polanco neighborhood. Taking a cue from the close-by Chapultepec Park, the hotel offers an open, airy ambience and features an innovative and distinguished concept, flooded with natural light.



Registration and a detailed program will follow shortly. As it is customary we will have an early bird discount rate, a group discount rate and special local delegate fee and  spouse/partner fee. You will be able to pay with Credit Card or though the IATA Clearing House.

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