O.I.T.A.F. - International Organization for Transportation by Rope

Statutory Matters


The membership is for public authorities, associations, institutions, enterprises and individual persons who deal with technical, legal, administrative or economical questions of the ropeway and skilift business.

The members are organized in collective and individual membership.

Collective membership:
Category A: Public administrative bodies responsible for granting authorization for the construction of ropeways or responsible for the supervision of ropeway installations
Category B: International and national associations of ropeway operators.
Category C: International and national associations of ropeway manufacturers.
Category D: Supervisory bodies authorized by the public authorities, universities and public institutions who do research and experimental work in the field of rope transportation.
Individual membership:
Category E Companies involved in the ropeway business.
Category F: Individuals involved in the ropeway business

Bodies of O.I.T.A.F.

The organization has four bodies:

a) The Assembly (Totality of member votes).

b) The Management Committee (18 members are elected by the Assembly).

c) The Executive Committee:

d) The auditors (5 members of which 2 are elected as supplementary auditors by the Assembly).