The '' ' International Aer- Transportation Association' '' ( official English name '' International Air Transport Association '', '' 'IATA' '') was founded in 1919 in [[ The Hague]] as a roof organization of all kinds of aviation companies the world under the foundation- name '' International Air '' ' traffic' '' Association ''. Its this day name it received in 1945.
It in his modern version was founded in [[Havana]], [[Cuba]], in April of []. The IATA moderne (1945) is the successor of the Asociacio of the International Air Traffic, founded in [[The Hague]] in [], the year of the first regular airlines international of the world. The association was founded by 57 members, from 31 states mainly of [[Europe]] and [[North America]].
The headquarters of IATA is in [[Montreal]], [[Canada]], where it is also the headquarters of the organization of the United Nations Aviation - [[ICAO]]. The aim of IATA is the support of a safe, laŭplana and economic transportation of people and goods by aircraft, and the laŭeble intense cooperation of all the companies that internationally working in this economic field. Members of the association is about 285 aviation and airport companies, which together consume 94 percent of all international flights.
Most members of IATA is large or national aviation companies, so companies, which itself owns and flugigas aircraft. But also international airports, ministeroj about transport, major travel agencies and similar companies can be members. Aviation companies, whose main purpose is laŭeble low prices, giving up all the things not necessarily vital, and those who only fly within a country, not necessarily a member of IATA.
IATA has developed triliteran code for equally refer to airports, the so-called [[IATA code]] n (see. A separate article).
== Misioj de la IATA ==