In partnership with industry stakeholders and governments, IATA is focused on developing sensible environmental policies to enable and promote sustainable and eco-efficient air transport.
IATA advocates that as a global industry, aviation requires global solutions.
Focus on developing smart policies
IATA’s goal is to
ensure proportionate and coherent environmental policies are implemented by governments around the world to support the sector’s sustainability and allow environmental improvements to be achieved in a cost-effective manner.
Main policy areas
Our policy action
- Supporting the development of
environmental standards and recommended practices in ICAO
- Working with airlines and other stakeholders to
identify policies to mitigate the sector’s impact
Providing input to regulatory processes and international negotiations
Informing policy-makers and stakeholders about environmental solutions
IATA’s Environment Committee (ENCOM) advises IATA on environmental policies and strategy.
IATA has several
programs to assist airlines in improving their environmental performance and is working on several initiatives on
Cargo Sustainability. Additionally, IATA offers courses on
aviation and the environment.