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Airline Finance and Accounting Management (Distance Learning)

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Analyze and control your airline’s financial performance with this introduction to airline capital structure and cost classification, cash management and financial planning. Apply your knowledge thanks to hands-on experience with airline case studies.

Course format: This is a distance learning course, available in printed or electronic format.

  • This course requires approximately 40 - 45 hours of study, to be completed in 18 months.
  • All candidates will be given 2 attempts to successfully complete the final exam.
  • To successfully pass the exam, the student must achieve a grade of 60% or higher.
  • An IATA Certificate is awarded upon successful completion of the final examination.
  • This course is part of the Diploma in Aviation Studies

What you will learn

Upon completing this course you will have the skills to:

  • Evaluate the financial manager's role within the airline management team
  • Conduct financial analyses
  • Initiate change and improve performance using a functional approach to cost management
  • Apply your knowledge thanks to hands-on experience with airline case studies

Key topics

  • Airline capital structure and cost classification
  • Sources and application of funds
  • Cash management and financial planning
  • Airline financial control
  • Capital budgeting

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Who should attend

This course is recommended for:

  • Financial officers and accountants
  • Treasury managers
  • Station accountants and cost analysts
  • Business unit managers and business analysts

Certificate awarded

An IATA Certificate is awarded upon successful completion of the final examination.

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

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Exam information

  • Exam Delivery Method: Supervised exam in IATA Exam location. Physical Attendance is required. Depending on exam venue availability online exams are available. Please read the General Information on Distance Learning Exams.
  • Exam Format: Multiple Choice questions, Closed Text Book
  • Number of questions: 100
  • Time Allowance: 3 hours
  • Passing Grade: 60 correct answers
  • Distinction Grade: 90 correct answers
  • Course edition applicable for the Exam: Please refer to this page

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Further training

Graduates of this course can apply for the Harvard ManageMentor (HMM) distance learning program at a special graduate price.

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