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IATA eLibrary

In addition to printed books, many IATA publications are available in digital format. 

The WindowsMobile (multi-platform) and Floating License formats make up the IATA eLibrary. 

To determine which one is right for you and your organization, start with a side-by-side comparison, then read on for more detail.

Digital Formats Available


WindowsFloating LicenseMobile (Multi-Platform)
OS supportWindows 10, 8, 7, VistaWindows & Windows ServerWindows, Mac OS, iOS, Android
Device supportWindows computersWindows computersWindows and Mac desktops & laptops, iOS & Android tablets
​License type​Single device / user​Floating / Shared​Single user
Multiple deviceNoYes *Yes
Use in an appYesYesYes
Use in a browserNoNoYes
Installation requiredYesYesNo, for use in browser
Yes, for use in app
Special features *​Yes *​Yes *​No

* See details in the enlarged version (pdf).


Install the IATA Reader for Windows® once and access your IATA publications from one, easy-to-use software application. Searchable content is conveniently organized and presented. It's all stored locally on a computer so ​​it can be used any time.
Single device/user license.
Discover Windows access to IATA publications.​

Floating License​

Same Windows application features, licensed for shared use across your organization. Includes a small license server set up by your IT group, and offers ​the flexibility to d​e​ploy the IATA Reader for Windows® software the way you want.
Floating /shared license.
Find out about shared access to IATA publications.

Mobile (multi-platform)

Access to IATA publications on all popular platforms (Windows, Mac, iOS, Android), across a variety of devices (desktops, laptops and tablets).
Single user license​.
Explore multi-platform access to IATA publications.​

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