Our History

We've been reliably fueling the airline industry for more than 50 years.

  • 2018

    February 1, 2018 marks an important occasion in ATPCO’s 53-year history: we acquired Routehappy, making them an industry standard for airline rich content and taking a significant step toward our vision to empower smart connections of all content through all channels.

  • 2016 - 2017

    2016 ATPCO transforms its distribution and subscriptions products and becomes the single source for exception and other tax data

  • 2006 - 2015

    2015 ATPCO begins gathering industry knowledge for dynamic pricing principles and roadmap.

    2014 ATPCO begins planning for NDC operability and solutions.

    2011 ATPCO transforms the Rules system, automates baggage and tax data, launches the Baggage Calculator.

    2010 IATA selects the ATPCO data standard as the implementation method for its new baggage rules.

    2009 ATPCO creates the industry-standard Branded Fares product and exceeds 100 million fares on its database.

    2008 ATPCO transforms the Fares system.

  • 1996 - 2005

    2005 ATPCO automates the processing of service fees.

    2000 ATPCO automates the processing of negotiated fares.

    1999 ATPCO automates ticket reissues.

    1998 Latin America office opens.

    1997 Asia Pacific office opens.

  • 1986 - 1995

    1989 ATPCO submits the first electronic fare filing to the US Department of Transportation.

    1987 EMEA office opens.

  • 1976 - 1985

    1982 ATPCO offers first electronic data subscriptions for fares and rules.

    1981 ATPCO offers the first automated rules system.

    1979 ATPCO publishes non-US airline fares and rules.

  • 1966 - 1975

    1974 ATP reorganizes as Airline Tariff Publishing Company (ATPCO), with expanded capabilities and responsibilities, and moves headquarters to Dulles International Airport.

    1969 ATP buys its first IBM mainframe computer to process fare data.

  • 1956 - 1965

    1965 Airline Tariff Publishers, Inc. (ATP) is founded from Air Traffic Conference and divested from the ATA.

    1958 Air Cargo tariffs are consolidated into the Air Traffic Conference of the Air Transport Association of America (ATA).

  • 1945 - 1955

    1947 Air Cargo Incorporated produces filed air freight tariffs.

    1945 Air Traffic Conference of America produces filed passenger tariffs.