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Aviation Fuel Management - Technical Short Course (Classroom, 2 days)

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Understand the technical aspects of aviation fuel management.

Available as: Classroom & In-Company course
Duration: 2 days (16 hours)
Recommended level: Entry-level and Intermediate
Prerequisites: None

Next class

There are currently no scheduled classes. Check back later for updates or contact us to arrange a class in your company.

What you will learn

  • Understand the environmental, economic and technological factors that impact the aviation fuel market
  • Gain insight into the manufacturing, distribution and handling of jet fuel
  • Understand the key factors affecting jet fuel quality

Course content

  • What is jet fuel?
  • How is it made?
  • Factors affecting jet fuel specifications
    • Environment
    • Economics
    • Technology
  • The airport role
  • Quality control
  • Into-plane fueling procedures
  • Fuel Efficiency
  • The jet engine
  • Technology trends
  • Fuel tinkering
  • IATA's role in the aviation fuel industry

Who should attend

Non-commercial managers who need to know the technical aspects of aviation fuel

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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About IATA Classroom Training
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

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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