Cookie Policy

TimaticWeb 2 Cookies

IATA uses cookies on the website to improve its performance and enhance the users experience.  We use cookies for a two main purposes:


  1. Functionality Cookies – These cookies are essential to enable the site to work.  For example, such a cookie is used to identify subscribers when they can access the subscription based services. Their user preferences can then be retrieved enhancing their experience.
  2. Performance Cookies – IATA uses Google Analytics to analyze how users access and use the website. Google Analytics uses cookies to manage this task.  More information on the cookies used by Google Analytics are provided below. Specific Cookies





This cookie is used to create and maintain a user session, thereby ensuring that the user does not need to logon to each page.

At the end of session


This cookie is used to display information in the correct language.  Currently the content is only in English but we may consider launching new language versions of the solution in the future.

At the end of session


This Cookie is used when a a TimaticWeb 2 subscriber logs onto the TimaticWeb2 solution.  It is used to retrieve their information from the TimaticWeb 2 database and present the user with their preselected defaults and other personalized features of TimaticWeb 2.

At the end of session



Google Analytics Cookies uses Google Analytics to collect information on how our customers access and use the  The Google Analytics cookie collects user details in an anonymous form which we use for aggregated statistical purposes. This data comprises of such details as how many users access each page, which browser they are using, which country do they come from etc… We use this information for internal reporting purposes and for improving the solution. 







This cookie is typically written to the browser upon the first visit to your site from that web browser. If the cookie has been deleted by the browser operator, and the browser subsequently visits your site, a new __utma cookie is written with a different unique ID. In most cases, this cookie is used to determine unique visitors to your site and it is updated with each page view. Additionally, this cookie is provided with a unique ID that Google Analytics uses to ensure both the validity and accessibility of the cookie as an extra security measure.

2 years from set/update.


This cookie is used to establish and continue a user session with your site. When a user views a page on your site, the Google Analytics code attempts to update this cookie. If it does not find the cookie, a new one is written and a new session is established. Each time a user visits a different page on your site, this cookie is updated to expire in 30 minutes, thus continuing a single session for as long as user activity continues within 30-minute intervals. This cookie expires when a user pauses on a page on your site for longer than 30 minutes. You can modify the default length of a user session with the _setSessionCookieTimeout() method.

30 minutes from set/update.


This cookie operates in conjunction with the __utmb cookie to determine whether or not to establish a new session for the user.

At the end of session


This cookie stores the type of referral used by the visitor to reach your site, whether via a direct method, a referring link, a website search, or a campaign such as an ad or an email link. It is used to calculate search engine traffic, ad campaigns and page navigation within your own site. The cookie is updated with each page view to your site.

6 months from set/update.


For more information on Google Analytics Cookies, please visit the Google Analytics Safeguarding your data page 

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