Did you know that in the past 4 years, 251 participants from 55 countries have taken this course with IATA?
Be knowledgeable about public international aviation law and how it relates to your aviation job. Designed for non-lawyers, this course applies to airlines, air navigation service providers, airports and civil aviation authorities amongst others, and was developed in partnership with the EUROCONTROL Institute of Air Navigation Services [GEN-LAW].
This course is available at IATA Training Centers, Regional Training Partner locations, and on-demand as in-company training.
- This classroom course provides 5 days (40 hours) of instruction delivered by an official IATA Instructor.
- Student performance will be based on an examination
- There are no prerequisites for this course
- Recommended level is Beginner, Intermediate
- The recommended level of language proficiency is ICAO Operational Level 4 for courses in English or equivalent for other languages.
|Jun 18 - Jun 22, 2018 - Switzerland, Geneva (IATA)
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What you will learn
Upon completion of this course you will be able to:
- Explain public international aviation laws, the Chicago Convention and other Conventions
- Relate international air law to national policy
- Describe bilateral and multilateral airline agreements
- Perform your aviation job with improved and detailed knowledge of the laws that apply to you and your organization
- The key legal instruments governing international civil aviation and how they support safe and efficient air transport
- The Chicago Convention, the creation of ICAO, other aviation Conventions
- International civil aviation laws and their effect on States and how aviation personnel perform their duties
- The role of national authorities and their interdependence with the role of ICAO
- National air transport policy and domestic regulation of air transport
- Bilateral and multilateral regulation of international air transport: standard provisions; current types of agreements; the process of negotiating agreements
- Traditional and current mechanisms of cooperation between airlines and subsequent legal issues
- Liability in air transport: general principles, liability of the carrier, aircraft operator, ANSPs, airport operators, manufacturers and Civil Aviation Authorities and their employees
- The consequences of an accident or incident
- New developments and disruptors: environmental issues; commercial space travel; UAS/ UAV/ drones
- EU aviation law and the Single European Sky
- US Air Law and Regulations
Who should attend
This course is recommended for:
- Operational staff such as air crew and air traffic controllers
- Executives and managers from airlines, airports, air navigation services providers, civil aviation authorities and other aviation organizations
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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Graduates of this course can apply for the Harvard ManageMentor© (HMM) distance learning program at a special graduate price.