What is the meaning / definition of in the ?

IATA stands for: . It is a trade association of airline companies which operates international services and establishes standard practices.

IATA accredits throughout the world. This certification includes issuance of an ID-code, termed an IATA number.

IATA numbers are used as the travel agent identifier in reservations to allow suppliers, including , to pay their commissions.

The association consists of around 265 airlines, primarily major carriers, representing 117 countries. Based in Montreal, Canada with executive offices in Geneva Switzerland.

See also:


  • IATA
  • International Air Transport Association


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