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Airline Financial Management (Classroom)

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This course will provide you with a comprehensive review of financial analysis and modeling techniques used to resolve challenges faced by airline financial managers. You will learn how to resolve common problems faced by financial decision makers.

Course format: This course is available at IATA Training Centers, regional training partner locations, and on-demand as in-company training. This course provides 40 hours of instruction delivered by an official IATA Instructor.

Next class

Apr 24 - Apr 28, 2017 - United Kingdom, London-Hammersmith16 (IATA)

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What you will learn

Upon completing this course you will have the skills to:

  • Evaluate the “lease vs. buy” decision from a client's perspective
  • Apply the capital budgeting process
  • Identify and implement financial derivatives
  • Apply financial techniques to the airline industry
  • Utilize airline cost structure

Course content

  • Fuel hedging
  • Aircraft leasing
  • Capital budgeting
  • Time value of money
  • Risk and return
  • Financial statement analysis

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  • Group discussions
  • Case studies

Who should attend

This course is recommended for:

  • Financial managers
  • Revenue managers
  • Operations, marketing, IT, legal and commercial aviation staff

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.

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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

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