The International Air Transport Association (IATA) is the trade association for the world’s airlines, representing some 275 airlines or 83% of total air traffic. We support many areas of aviation activity and help formulate industry policy on critical aviation issues.

Our vision

To be the force for value creation and innovation driving a safe, secure and profitable air transport industry that sustainably connects and enriches our world.

Our mission

IATA’s mission is to represent, lead, and serve the airline industry.


  • Representing the airline industry

We improve understanding of the air transport industry among decision makers and increase awareness of the benefits that aviation brings to national and global economies. Advocating for the interests of airlines across the globe, we challenge unreasonable rules and charges, hold regulators and governments to account, and strive for sensible regulation.


  • Leading the airline industry

For over 70 years, we have developed global commercial standards upon which the air transport industry is built. Our aim is to assist airlines by simplifying processes and increasing passenger convenience while reducing costs and improving efficiency.


  • Serving the airline industry

We help airlines to operate safely, securely, efficiently, and economically under clearly defined rules. Professional support is provided to all industry stakeholders with a wide range of products and expert services.

Our brand values

Our Brand Values define what we value and how we behave to help us deliver the IATA mission and vision. We all have different personalities, styles and areas of expertise, are at different levels of the organization, and play different roles.

But you will recognize us by the consistent way in which we act and behave. We live our values and embody the supporting behaviors to make IATA a great place to work:

  • We build standards through expertise

  • We champion the global big picture

  • We partner for mutual benefit

  • We act with a simple human touch

Source: IATA Website

IATA Courses Provided by MAA

  1. Foundation of Travel and Tourism with Amadeus.

  2. Travel and Truism consultant

  3. Travel and Tourism Consultant Diploma.

  4. Global Distribution Systems Fares and Ticketing Course – AMADEUS.

  5. Airline cabin crew

  6. Airline customer service

  7. Cargo advanced rating and marketing.

  8. Introduction to Safety Management Systems (SMS)

  9. Aviation security awareness

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