- SpiceJet has joined global airlines grouping International Air Transport Association(IATA) as a member.It became the first Indian low-cost carrier to join the IATA.
- The membership will allow SpiceJet to explore and grow its collaborations with international member airlines of the IATA grouping through interlining and code shares.It will also enable the carrier in seamlessly expanding its network options for its passengers in future.
- IATA is a trade association for the world’s airlines.It was established in April 1945.It represents some 290 airlines which accounts for 82% of total air traffic.It is headquartered in Montreal,Quebec,Canada.It is successor to International Air Traffic Association established in 1919.
- IATA aims to improve understanding of the air transport industry among decision makers and increase awareness of the benefits that aviation brings to national and global economies.It also helps airlines to operate safely,securely,efficiently and economically under clearly defined rules.
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