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International Air Transport Association

Also called the IATA. A trade association for airlines all over the world. It promotes flight safety, encourages technical developments, and, perhaps most importantly, lobbies for favorable legislation from governments. It was established in 1945 in Havana and is based in Montreal.
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In addition to insurance coverage, IATA and IATAN ID Cardholders will also receive access to UATP's PassengerAid(R), the 24-hour worldwide emergency assistance program offering referral to medical, dental and legal consultation -- free of charge.
IATA (International Air Transport Association) is headquartered in Montreal, Quebec, Canada and represents over 270 airlines comprising of 95 percent of all international scheduled air traffic.
This included aviation leaders from among IATA s 240 member airlines, governments, international organizations, industry stakeholders, IATA strategic partners, and the media.
IATA will provide in-depth coverage of the air transportation system, its function, role and scope.
IATA, which speaks for 240 airlines comprising 84-percent of global air traffic, forecast that freight growth will expand at 3.
Al Baker backed a motion for IATA to reconsider the appointment of its auditors, having been unconvinced about the industry body's financial accounts and auditing process.
For the first time, the IATA logo appeared on the cover of tickets that could be used by any travel agent to ticket journeys on almost any airline in the world.
Airpole will join the growing list of IATA s Regional Training Centers helping to deliver training to over 100,000 students and aviation professionals worldwide.
The innovative arrangement between IATA and the alliance members will see them working together to provide IATA with a full range of legal services across North America, Central America, South America and the Caribbean.
IATA has affirmed that Sensitech's monitoring devices meet the requirements set out in Section II of Packing Instruction (PI) 970, which applies to lithium metal cells and batteries when contained in equipment.
Gunther Matschnigg, senior vice-president for Safety, Operations and Infrastructure at IATA, told reporters yesterday in Dubai that the association's objective is to bring the aviation accident rate and fatalities down to zero.
The IATA has formally notified Air China that its EMD is in line with IATA EMD standard - Resolution 725, and it has become the first airline to realize EMD in North Asia.