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Ground Operations Group (GOG)

The Ground Operations Group (GOG) was established by the Safety, Flight and Ground Operations Advisory Council (SFGOAC)  as an adviser  on all matters related to ground operation safety. The GOG works with all industry stakeholders including Airport Council International (ACI)Airport Service Association (ASA)  

Main Areas of Activity 

The GOG provides the strategic directions on:

  • Development and implementation of Ground Ops standards
  • Development and innovation of technologies and equipment used in ground operations
  • Promotion, support and implementation of IATA’s various ground operations programs

with the aim of reducing ground damages and injuries as well as improving operational efficiency.

The GOG has delegated responsibiity from Airport Service Conference to review and approve the Airport Handling Manual (AHM)IATA Ground Operations Manual (IGOM)

The GOG  also oversee work plan of the Ground Operations Technical Groups.

Composition and Meetings

Participation as a voting member of the GOG is open to 10 IATA member airlines and 5 Ground Service Providers based on the biennial nomination process. The GOG meets twice a year.

Need more information?

Those wishing to receive more information, please contact: groundops@iata.org


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