Meaning of “International Air Transport Association” in the English Dictionary

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"International Air Transport Association" in Business English

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International Air Transport Associationnoun

uk us 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.

(Definition of “International Air Transport Association” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)