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Air Transport Economics (Classroom, 5 days)

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Did you know that in the past 5 years, 201 participants from 36 countries have taken this course with IATA?


Leveraging IATA know-how look deeper into economic and policy developments affecting the global air transport industry. Examine Financial Forecasts, Industry Outlooks, profitability, regulations.

Available as: Classroom & In-Company course
Duration: 5 days (40 hours)
Recommended level: Professional and Management
Prerequisites: None

Next class

Aug 21 - Aug 25, 2017 - Canada, Montreal (IATA)
2 additional classes are scheduled. See all

What you will learn

Upon completing this course you will be able to:

  • Analyze economic issues affecting air transportation
  • Understand the impact of public policy and regulatory frameworks on air transportation and the value chain concept

Course content

  • Transportation regulation and public policy: regulatory frameworks
  • ICAO, ACI and IATA relationships
  • The value chain concept
  • Air cargo economics
  • Deregulation and Low Cost Carriers (LCC)
  • Economic impact studies

Who should attend

This course is recommended for:

  • ANS providers
  • Civil Aviation Authorities
  • Airline managers
  • Airport managers

Certificate awarded

An IATA Certificate of Completion is awarded to participants obtaining a grade of 70% or higher on all exercises and exams. A special distinction is awarded to participants obtaining a grade of 90% or higher.

This course is a step toward earning an IATA Diploma in:

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About IATA Classroom Training
We train more than 10,000 aviation professionals annually through our global network of IATA Training Centers, Regional Training Partners, and in private in-company sessions. Our 200+ classroom courses are developed using IATA’s unique industry insight and delivered by IATA Instructors, experts in their fields. More


"Air Transportation Economics was one of the best courses we have ever attended. The training center, materials and facilitation was excellent. It was very inspirational, bringing lots of ideas, with both theory and some exercises. We had opportunity to learn from the instructors experiences and from the other participants, which contributed to interesting and focused discussions."
Egas Chioco, Saide Junior & Sandra Ganancio, Mozambique Airport

"The course was very useful and provided lots of substantial and in-depth knowledge. The instructor shared very valuable experiences with us, and I have personally gained an enormous amount of knowledge in Air Transportation Economics that will be applied to my current and future duties. I would strongly recommend this course to anyone working in, or interested in the field of air transportation."
Ersin Koc, Turkish Airlines

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