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IATA Professional Designations

In a job market that is growing faster than ever before, IATA professional designations help you demonstrate your expertise and commitment to employers across the globe.

Stand out from the crowd

Aviation offers exciting career opportunities in a range of fields. But with growing technical complexity, increased job mobility, and changing job requirements, the aviation labor market is competitive for newcomers and seasoned professionals alike. 

Today the industry supports more than 58 million jobs (source: Oxford Economics). In 20 years, this number will double. What will you do to stand out from the crowd? IATA professional designations can provide you worldwide recognition for your qualifications and achievements.

Find the right designation for your profession and career level

Air Cargo Professional designation


Air Cargo Professional (ACP)

For professionals working at cargo agencies, freight forwarders, and airlines. Get the ACP

Aviation Management Professional designation


Aviation Management Professional (AvMP)

For professionals with management experience at airlines, airports, civil aviation authorities and other aviation-related businesses. Get the AvMP

Certified Training Professional (CTP)

For trainers who create and deliver professional training courses in an aviation field. Get the CTP

Travel & Tourism Professional designtation

Travel and Tourism Professional (TTP)

For travel agents, hotel managers and other professionals working in the tourism and hospitality industries. Get the TTP

Why earn a credential from IATA?

IATA standards are respected and followed across the industry.

The IATA Training and Development Institute has an unparalleled track record for training in all key areas of the aviation business. We partner with some of the world’s leading educational institutions to deliver a wide range of course content and rewarding opportunities for industry professionals.

Gain a competitive edge. Get the industry recognition you deserve. Join the growing number of professionals earning professional designations from IATA. 


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