International Air Transport Association (IATA)

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Founded in 1945 for inter-airline co-operation in promoting safe, reliable, secure and economical air services, IATA has approximately 280 members from 120 nations worldwide. IATA is the successor to the International Air Traffic Association, founded in The Hague in 1919, the year of the world’s first international scheduled services.

  • Main offices: IATA Centre, Route de l’Aéroport 33, PO Box 416, CH-1215 Geneva, Switzerland. 800 Place Victoria, PO Box 113, Montreal, Quebec, Canada H4Z 1M1.

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  • Director-General: Alexandre de Juniac (France).

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