International Priority Airmail 

International Priority Airmail (IPA) - An international service for all mail items except postal parcels. This service is designed to be 1 day faster than regular airmail, provided that mailers meet minimum volume and sortation requirements. It is available to all countries except Canada. International Priority Airmail is a USPS trademark. (Also see Priority Mail)

Glossary of postal terms. 2014.

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