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Management of Aviation Facilitation (Classroom, 5 days)


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Global passenger traffic is expected to increase by 5.8% annually for the next five years, creating an unprecedented need to reconcile security procedures with passenger flow.

In alignment with IATA’s Passenger Facilitation Program, this course focuses on the crucial areas of airport access control, security regulations, and terminal and perimeter security with the aim to provide a secure, seamless and efficient “end-to-end” passenger experience.

Available as: Classroom & In-Company course
Duration: 5 days (40 hours)
Recommended level: Professional and Management
Prerequisites: None

What you will learn

Upon completing this course you will have the skills to:

  • Accelerate passenger and freight processing while reducing organizational costs
  • Interpret national obligations within international agreements
  • Understand the regulatory framework of aviation authorities
  • Identify emerging trends in legal and illegal migration

Course content

  • Regulatory framework of facilitation – ICAO, Chicago Convention, Annex 9
  • Implementing effective passenger, personnel and baggage screening approaches
  • Implementing a Security Management Systems (SeMS)
  • Understanding requirements of reduced mobility passengers
  • Terminal and perimeter security
  • Threat and risk assessment at airports
  • Emerging trends in legal and illegal migration
  • Detecting fraudulent documents and the role of governments

Activities:

  • Final exam

Download full outline (pdf)

Note: Course participants receive a free copy of the IATA Facilitation Guide.

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.

Who should attend

This course is recommended for:

  • Airline supervisory staff 
  • National control agencies (Immigration, Customs, Border Police)
  • Duty officers (government, airport and airline)
  • Airport operators

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