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Air Transport Statistics (Classroom, 4 days)

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Under the Chicago Convention, ICAO has been mandated with the gathering of aviation statistics from contracting States since 1947. This data is used to derive trend level indicators to support the sustainable development of civil aviation activities, concentrating on safety, efficiency and environmental protection. 

IATA gather aviation statistics directly from airlines,supporting various airline industry initiatives while monitoring the industry's performance in terms of traffic, employment, financial results, environmental protection and safety. 

Statistical data are compiled by airlines, airports and civil aviation authorities applying international standards. Aviation statistics are widely used throughout the industry, ranging from monitoring global industry performance, to detailed network planning and competitor benchmarking.

Understand the difference between the data gathered by different international organizations such as ICAO, IATA and ACI, and be able to leverage this global knowledge to give your organization a competitive edge.

Course details

Available as: Classroom & In-Company course
Duration: 4 days (32 hours)
Recommended level: Introductory and Management
Prerequisites: None

What you will learn

  • Gain a deeper knowledge of the Air Transport Statistics programs run by ICAO and IATA
  • Learn about current standards, concepts and methodologies for the compilation of traffic statistics
  • Be briefed about statistics from other organizations such as ACI and CANSO
  • Be able to identify and interpret the traffic statistics available through the ICAO and IATA Air Transport Statistics programs
  • Compare the differences in traffic statistics from the various sources
  • Know how to effectively use statistics for airline industry monitoring, to identify trends, weaknesses and opportunities
  • Be able to benchmark how your national carriers are performing in relation to competitors
  • Learn more about the gathering of statistics on employment, financial results, environmental protection and safety
  • Understand the work of  the ICAO and IATA Economic Analysis Departments doing studies which provide valuable information such as global and regional industry trends, the impact of regulatory changes, environmental policy and measures supporting Strategic Objectives
  • Understand the aviation value chain

Who should attend

  • Airline personnel responsible for traffic monitoring and statistical reporting
  • Civil Aviation managers responsible for providing statistics to ICAO
  • Airport and Air Navigation Service Providers responsible for setting fees and charges
  • Finance and strategic managers from Airport, Airline and Air Navigation Service Providers


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