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On the Horizon - Q2 2014

Upcoming Events

Enhanced IOSA Workshop

16-17 April, Dubai. IATA is introducing a significant change to the IOSA program known as Enhanced IOSA. Under Enhanced IOSA (E-IOSA), an Operator will be required to complete ongoing internal assessments using the IOSA Standards and Recommended Practices (ISARPs).

In order to support all IOSA Registered operators in this new challenge, IATA is providing Enhanced IOSA Workshops around the world at no cost, to familiarize internal Quality Assurance departments with the process.

The two day workshop is designed to provide an introduction to E-IOSA and to help airline QA management and auditors to understand what is needed for carrying out internal assessments against the ISARPs. View event details.


27th IGHC Ground Handling Conference

27-30 April, Kuala Lumpur. IGHC Ground Handling Conference is your “must attend” event in the ground operations industry Last year’s edition attracted some 750 high-level industry attendees and over 35 exhibitors from the entire value chain. This is your chance to engage, challenge and influence the direction in which the industry is heading! View event details.

Make sure to visit the IATA booth to learn more about our training programs and pick up an inspirational aviation poster! Our Airport and Ground Operations Product Manager, Dimitrios Sanos, will be on site to discuss your organization’s training needs with you.

IATA Ground Operations courses:

ATAG - Global Sustainable Aviation Summit

29-30 April, Geneva. The Summit is the leading global forum for the world’s aviation community to discuss sustainability issues. Organized by ATAG in cooperation with IATA, ACI, CANSO and ICCAIA the event will focus on aviation and climate change. View event details.

Make sure to visit the IATA booth to learn more about our training programs. Our environment training is designed to help you reconcile the demand for air transport and the need to mitigate its environmental impact by responsibly addressing environmental challenges such as noise, emissions and waste management; and understanding the economic principles of emissions cap-and-trade policies and carbon offset programs.

View some of IATA’s feature Sustainability courses:
Aviation and the Environment
Aviation and the Environment - Managing Green Airports
Aircraft Operations Awareness for Emissions Verifiers
Carbon Trading for Aviation

24th Annual CNS Partnership Conference

4-6 May, San Antonio. The CNS Partnership Conference is the premier cargo event in the US, keeping members up-to-date and connected with the latest developments in the air cargo industry through a conference type set-up in addition to a variety of workshops.

Under the theme of “Changing the Game”, the 24th edition’s agenda (pdf) will focus on adapting to change and embracing technology to remain competitive. The conference will bring together professionals, key stakeholders and industry leaders to address the issues currently faced by the air cargo industry and the vital role air freight plays in the global economy. View event details.

IATA Cargo courses:

Aviation Fuel Forum

13-15 May, Dublin. The bi-annual IATA Aviation Fuel Forum is the premier industry meeting for the world’s aviation fuel community. The Forum is a unique platform allowing airline representatives, fuel suppliers and IATA Strategic Partners to discuss industry priorities and agree on actions to enhance efficiency and productivity.

Participating in this important event will provide you with key opportunities to contribute towards shaping the future of aviation fuel. View event details.

IATA Fuel courses:

Cabin Operations Safety Conference

20-22 May, Madrid. This first ever Cabin Operations Safety Conference places cabin operations as an integral and vital part of the airline operational safety spectrum. IATA is pleased to welcome the active participation of ICAO for this inaugural event. The aim of the conference is the further promotion of cabin operations safety, in a globally coordinated and harmonized approach.

Program highlights include: turbulence management, inadvertent slide deployment prevention, handling dangerous goods incidents and lithium battery fires in the passenger cabin, harmonization of child restraint device regulations, portable electronic device usage on board, Safety Management System implementation, Fatigue Risk Management System implementation, Unruly passenger prevention and management, cabin crew training. View event details.

IATA Safety courses:

Global Training Partner Congress

27-28 May, Montreal. The IATA Global Training Partner Congress is designed to continue our engagement with IATA’s global training partners. The IATA Training and Development Institute (ITDI) will use this congress as a platform to jointly discuss how we can work together more effectively, share best practices from your respective markets with each other and exchange ideas on emerging trends and opportunities in areas of aviation cargo, leadership & management, travel & tourism. View event details.

More about IATA Global Training Partners

Annual General Meeting 2014

1-3 June, Doha. The AGM is IATA’s pre-eminent event and a unique and exclusive industry forum, which brings together the world’s aviation leading figures. Every sector from the air transport industry is represented: airlines, governments, regulators, regional airlines associations, airports, ANSPs, manufacturers, IT providers, major media outlets and many other stakeholders and partners.

This year marks the 70th IATA Annual General Meeting and is special because it marks the 100th year of commercial aviation.

Held in June each year, the AGM establishes the priorities and work programs that drive ever higher levels of safety, security, environmental awareness and, particularly, financial viability. View event details.

134th Slot Conference

10-12 June, Abu Dhabi. With nearly 1000 delegates, from over 200 airlines and representatives of over 60 schedules-facilitated or fully coordinated airports, this semi-annual meeting is one of IATA’s largest events. The goal of the conference is for airlines and airports to obtain the slots that will give them the best possible schedule to offer their customers. View event details.


Feature Courses

Aviation Management: EU Aviation Law course approved by Barreau du Québec, Canada

The EU Aviation Law course has been approved by the Barreau du Québec for 24 CLE hours.
The course will be held at the Montreal IATA Training Center from May 27 to 29.

Quarterly Course Schedule

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Sign up for these courses while you can! Only one or two spots remain.

Law of Aviation Insurance (April 15- 17)

Aircraft Acquisition and Financing (May 6 – 9)

Passenger Fares and Ticketing – Basic (June 2 – 6)


Additional information

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