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English definition of “International Air Transport Association”

International Air Transport Association

noun     (abbreviation IATA)
TRANSPORT an international organization that most of the world's airlines belong to. It represents the airlines when dealing with governments , the public , etc. and sets standards for their work and for flight safety : The International Air Transport Association , with headquarters in Canada, represents some 230 airlines , covering 93% of scheduled international air traffic .
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