IATA code 89

Code 89 (alpha AM) is one of IATA’s delay codes (Wikipedia 2015; IATA 2012). It is specified as follows:

Code Alpha Short description Further info
89 AM Restrictions at airport of departure with or without ATFM restrictions including Air Traffic Services, start-up and pushback, airport and/or runway closed due to obstruction or weather, industrial action, staff shortage, political unrest, noise abatement, night curfew, special flights.


  1. Wikipedia. 2015. “IATA Delay Codes.” URL.
  2. IATA. 2012. Airport Handling Manual - Standard IATA Delay Codes (AHM730). IATA. PDF.