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Legal and Financial Issues for Air Navigation Service Providers (Classroom, 5 days)

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Did you know that in the past 5 years, 79 participants from 28 countries have taken this course with IATA?


Understand state rights and obligations, charging policy, facilities financing, management and control. Designed for Air Navigation Service Providers.

This course is available at IATA Training Centers, Regional Training Partner locations, and on-demand as in-company training.

Course format

  • This classroom course provides 5 days (40 hours) of instruction delivered by an official IATA Instructor.
  • Student performance will be based on an assessment


  • There are no prerequisites for this course
  • Recommended level is Management and Professional
  • The recommended level of language proficiency is ICAO Operational Level 4 for courses in English or equivalent for other languages.

Next class

Jun 04 - Jun 08, 2018 - Luxembourg, Luxembourg (EC-IATA)
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What you will learn

Upon completing this course you will be able to:

  • Understand legal and financial issues in the delivery of Air Navigation Services
  • Examine aviation economic regulatory issues
  • Review Airport and Air Navigation Services pricing and charging principles based on ICAO Doc 9082
  • Set pricing and charges for Air Navigation Services in a balanced manner to support a sustainable aviation industry
  • Apply tools to finance the provision of Air Navigation Services: funding life cycle, capital raising, investment principles, managing Initial Public Offerings (IPOs), managing investor relations, managing stockholder interests versus management interests.

Course content

  • Financial and legal issues affecting aviation and the air navigation system
  • The legal rights and obligations of States with respect to the provision of air navigation services
  • International regulatory and legal framework for Air Navigation Services
  • Corporate governance and its importance in the provision of Air Navigation Services
  • Charges for Air Navigation Services, rate setting and regulation
  • Review of ICAO Doc 9082 concerning policies on charges for Airports and Air Navigation Services

Who should attend

This course is recommended for:

  • Senior managers and aspiring managers in organizations providing Air Navigation Services
  • Project managers in the management of change programs
  • Managers from Civil Aviation Authorities responsible for regulating or delivering Air Navigation Services

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
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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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