ATA e-Business Standards

ATA e-Business Program
1275 Pennsylvania Ave., NW
Suite 1300
Washington , DC 20004

Teresa Friend


For over forty years, the commercial aviation industry has worked together through a joint international effort to establish specifications for improving business processes and information exchange. Administered and published by the ATA e-Business Program, these international specifications have evolved to meet the changing needs of the industry and to embrace the latest technological advances in information exchange. The full suite of standards include:

 -Spec 2000: E-Business Specification for Materiels Management
 -iSpec 2200: Information Standards for Aviation Maintenance
 -iSpec 2200 Extract: Definitions of Aircraft Group, Systems, and Subsystems
 -Spec 2300: Data Exchange Standard for Flight Operations
 -Spec 42: Aviation Industry Standards for Digital Information Security
 -Spec 100: Manufacturers Technical Data (archive)
 -Spec 101: Ground Equipment Technical Data (archive)
 -Common Support Data Dictionary (CSDD)
 -World Airlines and Suppliers Guide (WASG)
 -S1000D, International Specification for Technical Publications (developed in collaboration with ASD and AIA).

Complimentary downloads are arvailable for:
 -Spec 2000, Chapter 12: Surplus Database (supports ATA Aviation Marketplace)
 -Spec 2000, Chapter 2: Procurement Database (supports ATA Aviation Marketplace)
 -Spec 2000, Chapter 8: Repair Database
 -Model of Applicability (MOA) Code List
 -ATA Spec 2000, Chapter 16: Electronic Product and Part Regulatory Documentation (includes XML Schemas)

  • Configuration Management
  • Electronic Regulatory Documentation
  • Flight Operations
  • Industry Performance Metrics
  • Information Security
  • Initial Provisioning
  • Maintenance Planning
  • Maintenance Procedures
  • Online Marketplaces
  • Part ID/Bar Coding/RFID
  • Reliability-Aircraft/Engine/Component
  • Service Bulletins
  • Spares Planning/Order Management



  • Training


  • S1000D
  • ATA Spec 2000
  • ATA Spec 2200
  • ATA Spec 2300
  • ATA Spec 42