The International Air Transport Association (IATA) is the trade association for the world’s airlines, representing some 280 airlines or 83% of total air traffic. It support s many areas of aviation activity and help formulate industry policy on critical aviation issues.
To be the force for value creation and innovation driving a safe, secure and profitable air transport industry that sustainably connects and enriches our world.
From 57 founding members in 1945, IATA now represents some 280 airlines in 120 countries. Carrying 83% of the world’s air traffic, IATA members include the world’s leading passenger and cargo airlines.
IATA membership is open to airlines operating scheduled and non-scheduled air services that maintain an IATA Operational Safety Audit (IOSA) registration.