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Airport Extreme Weather Operations and Planning (Classroom, 4 days)


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Severe weather conditions cause several million dollars of damage each year due to disruption and delays. Preparation is key to minimizing the impact on your operations.

Through practical planning exercises and real-life examples, this one-of-a-kind course reviews operational obstacles due to weather and the solutions to address them. Explore planning tools and procedures that will help your airport respond to rare disturbances. Learn how to prepare your resources, equipment and staff to establish a proactive culture across your operations and organization.

Available as: Classroom & In-Company course
Duration: 4 days (32 hours)
Recommended level: Professional and Management
Prerequisites: Participants should have prior knowledge of airport and ground operations

Next class

Sep 23 - Sep 26, 2014 - Netherlands, Amsterdam (IATA)


2 additional classes are scheduled. See all

What you will learn

Upon completing this course you will be able to:

  • Understand how adverse weather conditions produce complications
  • Build response and action plans that address the risks your airport faces
  • Minimize the impact of disruption and quickly return to normal operations
  • Strengthen cooperation between departments and operations to become more efficient in planning and response
  • Improve the allocation of resources, equipment and staff

Course content

The impact of weather conditions and other sources of disruption

  • Storms, heavy rain and floods
  • Extreme cold and heat
  • Strong winds
  • Low visibility situations

Resource and operations planning

  • Developing a response plan and action plan
  • Equipment, staff and special training
  • Testing readiness
  • Continuous improvement through self-assessment
  • Returning to normal operations

Communication and collaboration with third parties

  • Stakeholders you should involve
  • Communicating through the media

Airside operations

  • Runway operations
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  • Current and future regulations

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Who should attend

This course is open to all operational managers and staff, including:

  • Station and ground operations managers
  • Airfield and airport operations 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 towards earning an IATA Diploma in:

Additional information

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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