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Member Benefits

ISTAT is committed to providing its members with the highest quality and best-value networking and education opportunities in commercial aviation. To that end, members benefit from an array of offerings.

Connecting the Industry

Through in-person events, ISTAT offers members the opportunity to do business at relevant locations around the globe. Conferences are held throughout the year and are open to all industry professionals.

As a value-add to members, ISTAT hosts receptions at unique venues in conjunction with the Farnborough, Paris and Dubai Air Shows. An ISTAT Chalet – open to members and guests – is also available to members at the Farnborough and Paris shows.

The first Wednesday of December, ISTAT invites all members and guests to celebrate together at locations around the globe for the annual ISTAT Holiday Receptions. Receptions are also held in Dublin in January and in various locations during the Chinese New Year holiday.

ISTAT Connect Events

Members Between Jobs Offering: To provide a service to long-standing members who may be in temporary need who are between jobs and meet certain guidelines, ISTAT provides complimentary admission to many of ISTAT's events. If you are in need and believe that you may be eligible for this program, please reach out to Julie Wichlin, ISTAT’s Executive Director, at 

Offering Valuable Insights

ISTAT shares industry insights and features members in a variety of ways.

  • Jetrader Magazine — A quarterly printed magazine that reports on issues of importance to members including news about the membership, industry and ISTAT conferences.
  • ISTAT Aviation Insights – a video and podcast series, sponsored by PwC, featuring one-on-one conversations with key industry players.
  • Membership Directory — The membership directory is an up-to-date listing of ISTAT members and is available online as well as via the ISTAT Community app.
  • ISTAT UPdate — A monthly eNewsletter that allows members to stay informed about timely industry and ISTAT topics and news on-the-go.
  • Conference Proceedings — Presented at ISTAT conferences and posted on the ISTAT website for viewing. Includes transcripts of speeches, handout materials and other information of interest to the membership.

Internship Program

The ISTAT Foundation Internship Portal is open for ISTAT members to post summer internships and graduate placements for aviation-focused college students. The benefits of hiring an intern through the ISTAT Foundation Internship Portal include access to quality candidates, flexible scheduling to meet the employer's needs, and temporary support to help with projects that cannot be covered by employees. Learn more here.

Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum Special Offer

Your ISTAT membership includes an exciting member-exclusive benefit from the Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum in New York City. Now through 30 September 2020, ISTAT members and one (1) guest receive free admission to the Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum including access to the submarine Growler and the Space Shuttle Pavilion. Click here to download your museum pass. 

*ISTAT member dues must be current for the calendar year in which the pass is used.