The history of "International Air Transport Association"(IATA)…
The history of "International Air Transport Association"(IATA)
What is it?
It is the main vehicle for cooperation between airlines in the promotion of safe, reliable and economical air services, for the benefit of the world's consumers
Is to ensure that the airborne tafico develops with as much speed, comfort and efficiency as possible for air companies
It is to route individual air routes so that people and goods move within the global air transport network, as if it were a single air line
The legal technical and facilitation aspects of air transport
Simplifying the business
It is a program that aims to simplify the necessary procedures for air travel
Bank settlement plan
Allows ticket and ticket bank settlements between agencies and airlines in the same or near countries
IATA Operational Safety Audit
It is an operational safety audit system recognized by ICAO that aims to homogenize safety levels on all airlines
BAGTRAC baggage search system
Coordinates lost baggage recovery through a common data center in Atlanta
It allows the settlement of inter-company charges without the need for a physical movement of large sums.
Supplying industries and Suppliers of services
This is a strong guarantee of industrial solutions in this partnership.
This allows them to operate on clear and defined terms, as well as safely, low-cost and efficiently.
This serves as an intermediary between airlines, freight agents and passengers. In addition, it simplifies and streamlines processes, always seeks the reduction of costs and fees.
This seeks to keep them well informed about processes and complexities in the aviation world.
It was born in 1945. Founded in Havana, Cuba
The association was founded by 57 members, from 31 mainly European and North American nations
Is the successor to the International Air Traffic Association, founded in The Hague in 1919
It is a three-letter code that designates every airport in the world
The codes are not unique: 323 of the approximately 20,000 codes are used by more than one airport.
The letters clearly displayed on baggage tags are a sign of the use of these codes
This helps airlines simplify and increase financial flow and reduce costs and increase efficiency.
It gives the movement around the globe with its airline network, provides essential professional support, a range of expert products and services, such as publications, training and consultations
It represents 242 airlines that translate into 94% of the regular international ticket offer, measured in seat-kilometre offered, equivalent to 84% of the world total.