What You Need to Know About IATA

What is IATA?

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) is a trade association comprised of over 290 airlines which account for 82% of the world’s air traffic. Ever since its founding in 1945, IATA has been facilitating industry standards and advocating fair regulations. Stakeholders in the aviation industry like airlines and travel agencies collaborate with IATA to foster safety, security, and standardization. 

Let’s dive deeper into why it is recommended to work with an IATA member organisation.

Advantages of Being Part of IATA

Compliance with global standards

To ensure high levels of safety and security in handling goods, adherence to global standards is paramount. All member airlines and associated businesses must follow strict standards to ensure operations are at the highest level of professionalism.

Access to industry resources and training

The IATA provides access to valuable industry resources and development programs. Up-to-date industry reports market analyses, and global aviation trends can also be accessed. 

Networking opportunities

Gaining connections in the aviation industry can take an organization to uncharted heights. The IATA brings industry leaders and experts together through seminars, forums, and conferences. 

Increased Operational Efficiency

Adopting best practices results in streamlining processes, minimizing errors, and enhancing overall reliability. Being part of the IATA means access to frameworks and tools that organizations can aid in optimizing various aspects of cargo operations like documentation, tracking, and compliance. Overall operational efficiency will lead to more reliable and predictable delivery schedules with faster turnaround times.

Gain Customer Trust

Customer trust is crucial to have a lasting relationship with the clientele. By being a member of a reputable organization like the IATA, customers become confident in an organization’s ability to take care of their logistics needs. Maintaining a high level of trust will not only attract new clients but also retain loyal customers that will support business growth.

As an IATA member, McHugh & Eastwood is equipped to operate confidently, providing customers with top-notch service, and remains highly competitive in the industry.

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