Air Transport Association

Organization

The Air Transportation Association (ATA) is the trade association of U.S. certificated air carriers and was founded by 14 airlines 1936. ATA was the first and today is the only trade organization for the principal U.S. airlines. ATA takes an active role in all major government decisions regarding aviation, including the creation of the Civil Aeronautics Board, the creation of the air traffic control system, and the Airline Deregulation Act of 1978.
ATA’s mission is to support and assist the airline industry by promoting the air transport and the safety, cost effectiveness, and technological advancement of its operations; advocating common industry positions before state and local governments; conducting designated industry-wide programs; and assuring governmental and public understanding of all aspects of air transport.

ATA
1301 Pennsylvania Ave., NW
Suite 1100
Washington
DC
20004-1707
+1 (202) 626-4000
ata@airlines.org
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