- May 11, 2016 -
Any person involved in international airfreight and complying with appropriate license and legal requirements may apply for registration as an IATA cargo agent.
Affording benefits to both airlines and agents, IATA accreditation provides agents with industry recognition of their financial and professional competence and airlines with a worldwide distribution network of approved agents to sell their product.
The relationship between member airlines and their registered cargo agents is administered under a set of IATA resolutions. These government-approved rules establish the rights and obligations of the parties, as well as the procedures and requirements for agents who wish to obtain and to maintain industry accreditation, thus becoming part of the airlines global cargo distribution network.
Accreditation procedures and conditions are subject to regional requirements.
General and local requirements to obtain IATA accreditation are available in the customer portal Resource Center,