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Law of Aviation Insurance (Classroom, 3 days)

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Did you know that in the past 5 years, 153 participants from 70 countries have taken this course with IATA?


Gain clarity on the main aviation insurance conventions and protocols, types of coverage available, and practices for insuring hull and liability risks.

Available as: Classroom & In-Company course
Duration: 3 days (24 hours)
Recommended level: Professional and Management
Prerequisites: None

Next class

Jul 19 - Jul 21, 2017 - United States, Miami (IATA)
3 additional classes are scheduled. See all

What you will learn

Upon completing this course you will have the skills to:

  • Analyze the critical components of insurance contracts available to aircraft operators
  • Implement the necessary processes for obtaining insurance coverage
  • Identify the legal factors an aircraft operator should take into consideration when purchasing insurance coverage
  • Understand how aviation insurance contracts are interpreted and applied by international courts

Course content

  • Compulsory aviation insurance in the EU and UK
  • Aviation insurance types
    • Hull
    • Cargo
    • Products liability
    • Loss of licence
    • Airport operations liability
    • War and hijacking
  • Aircraft hull and liability risks
  • Reinsurance
  • Claims management
  • Insurance consideration in aircraft finance
  • Aircraft/spares financing and leasing agreements

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Who should attend

This course is recommended for:

  • Aviation lawyers
  • Insurance and Risk Managers
  • Aviation underwriters and Claim Managers
  • Airline in-house counsel
  • Government officials in the air transport and insurance sectors

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
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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