Taxation Meeting

Chicago, USA
22 - 23 October
McCormick Place

The IATA Taxation Meeting is a key event for airline tax professionals. Airline taxation experts from around the world gather to discuss aviation taxation, tax policy and compliance, IATA’s tax advocacy efforts, the global industry economic outlook, regional developments, and more.

This is a unique opportunity to contribute to IATA’s tax campaigns and share the latest information on industry taxation.

Benefits of Attending


  • Gain valuable insight on the latest aviation taxation developments
  • Networking with other airline and government affairs colleagues, tax policy professionals and aviation taxation consultants
  • Contribute to effective advocacy campaigns
  • Liaise with IATA and members of its Industry Taxation Working Group on key issues and priorities for your company
  • Discussion with industry experts on tax compliance and tax risk managements
  • Upskilling knowledge towards optimal tax department performance

Meeting Highlights

In this years’ edition, IATA and its member airlines and partners will provide an update on the many recent industry taxation challenges faced worldwide, including presentations and interactive group discussions. IATA aims at providing global, regional and national examples of the taxation challenges faced by airlines around the globe. Attendees will discuss tax policies that affect aviation, identify current and future challenges, and propose action by taking part in this year’s discussions. You can make a significant contribution to IATA’s 2024 work program to ease the global tax burden and achieve real results for the industry. 


The 2023 IATA Industry Taxation Meeting will include tax experts from the airlines, IATA Strategic Partners, and other tax professionals from aviation and other sectors.


View the Taxation Meeting Program (pdf) to get an overview of the meeting. 


From the iconic Magnificent Mile to the scenic lakefront, Chicago is a destination that will impress any traveler. The Windy City is known for its architecture and skyline, including the Willis Tower, where United Airlines is headquartered. The third largest city in the US is also famous for its world-renowned museums and delicious food. There is always something new to discover, from Michelin-star restaurants to countless events. Home to two international airports, it is accessible to more than 240 destinations, so getting there is easy – leaving is a little more difficult.

McCormick Place

The McCormick Place is the premier convention facility in North America. Located on Chicago’s lakefront, just minutes from downtown and facing one of the most iconic skylines in the world, the McCormick Place campus provides world-class facilities that can accommodate just about any requests.

Attendance to the 2023 IATA Industry Taxation Meeting is only possible by invitation and is mainly addressed to our member airlines’ Taxation teams. Considering the high political relevance of the topics in discussion, colleagues working in the policy/advocacy area of member airlines may also attend, contacting us at to receive a personalized invitation.

The 2023 Taxation Meeting is free of charge, and by invitation only. . Attendees are responsible for all costs related with travel and accommodation.

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