International Air Transport Association

Address: Rte de l'Aéroport 33, 1215 Le Grand-Saconnex, Switzerland


The International Air Transport Association is a trade association of the world’s airlines founded in 1945. IATA has been described as a cartel since, in addition to setting technical standards for airlines, IATA also organized tariff conferences that served as a forum for price fixing.

The International Air Transport Association, founded in 1945, is a trade association for airlines. It has been criticized for acting as a cartel, setting technical standards and organizing conferences for price fixing.