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English definition of “IATA”

IATA

noun    
TRANSPORT abbreviation for International Air Transport Association: an international organization that most of the world's airlines belong to. IATA represents the airlines when dealing with governments, the public, etc. and sets standards for various processes involved in their work and for the safety of flights: According to IATA, Asian airlines' passenger traffic was up 108% in May. → Compare ICAO
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