International Air Transport Association (IATA):
IATA has an ongoing interaction with ICAO.The IATA is an association of airlines
* Headquarter in Montreal, Canada. It was formed in April 1945 in Havana, Cuba, as a successor to the International Air Traffic Association, which was founded in The Hague in August 1919, the year when the first international scheduled services started.
* At its founding, IATA had 57 Members from 31 nations, mostly in Europe and North America. Today it has over 270 Members from more than 140 nations around the globe.
Represent, lead and serve the airline industry.
1- Representing the airline industry:
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In order to become an IATA Cargo Agent, the person or company should first submit an application in the form of written answers to a questionnaire. This questionnaire has been adopted by all airlines & is part of the Cargo Agent Rules. Investigators neutrally acting on behalf of IATA.
IATA's Dangerous Goods Regulations (DGR):
* The guide to shipping Dangerous Goods by air.
* The transport of such items is regulated & these articles or substances are deemed safe for transportation by air, if they meet the requirements specified in the current edition of the IATA DGRs. These regulations specify how the articles must be packed, marked, labeled & documents.
1) IATA provides consulting and training services in many areas crucial to aviation.
2) Travel Agent accreditation is available for travel professionals. Full accreditation allows agents to sell tickets on behalf of all IATA member airlines.
3) Cargo Agent accreditation is a similar program.
4) IATA also runs the Billing and Settlement Plan, which is a $300 billion-plus financial system that looks after airline money.
5) It provides a number of business intelligence publications and services.
6) Training covers all aspects of aviation and ranges from beginner courses through to senior management courses.
7) These airlines primarily major carriers carry approximately 84% of total Available.
International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO):
* The ICAO was founded provisionally at an international meeting in Chicago on the 1st of November 1944. ICAO is based in Montreal, Canada.
* Only governments of various countries can join ICAO and become a member.
ICAO works with the Convention’s 191 Member States and global aviation organizations to develop international Standards and Recommended Practices (SARPs) which States reference when developing their legally-enforceable national civil aviation regulations.
There are currently over 10,000 SARPs. Through these provisions as well as ICAO’s complementary policy, auditing and capacity-building efforts – that today’s global air transport network is able to operate close to 100,000 daily flights, safely, efficiently and securely in every region of the world.
The principle aim of the ICAO :
1- Develop the principles and techniques of international air navigation.
2- Foster the planning and development of international air transportation.
develops policies and Standards, undertakes compliance audits, performs studies and analyses, provides assistance and builds aviation capacity through many other activities and the cooperation of its Member States and stakeholders
The goals of ICAO :
1- Ensure the safe and orderly growth if international civil aviation throughout the world .
2- Encourage the development of airways , airports and air navigation facilities international civil aviation .
3- encourage the arts of the aircraft...