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Biojet Fuel Workshop (Classroom, 2 days)

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Learn the fundamentals of sustainable aviation fuel and its essential role in the future of aviation. Sustainable aviation fuel is expected to play a larger role in the aviation industry as sustainable fuel types are further refined and airframe manufacturers continue their design developments. This course will give you a good understanding of the environmental impact of using sustainable aviation fuels. Using cost-benefit analysis you will learn about the financial implications to airline operations, supply chain logistics, and emissions trading schemes.

Course format: This course is available at IATA Training Centers, regional training partner locations, and on-demand as in-company training. This course provides 24 hours of instruction delivered by an official IATA Instructor.

Next class

Jun 14 - Jun 15, 2017 - Switzerland, Geneva (IATA)
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What you will learn

Upon completing this course you will be able to:

  • Identify the benefits of sustainable aviation fuel for the aviation industry
  • Understand the future role of sustainable aviation fuel
  • Understand how sustainable aviation fuel properties compare to conventional jet fuel
  • Appreciate the logistics requirements for implementing sustainable aviation fuel
  • Analyze the environmental impact of sustainable aviation fuel
  • Consider global policy initiatives, including the impact of a potential ICAO market-based mechanism for aviation
  • Understand the key cost drivers for different sustainable aviation fuel pathways and consider the effectiveness of different policy options
  • Learn how to construct a cost-benefit analysis to evaluate the merit and potential for sustainable aviation fuel use within existing airline operations

    Course content

    • Sustainable aviation fuel types and feedstock
    • Physical properties, certification, and specifications of sustainable aviation fuel
    • Lifecycle emissions analysis and sustainability
    • Manufacturing and purchase cost estimates
    • Integration of biojet in the jet fuel supply chain logistics
    • Cost-benefit analysis and financial considerations for the introduction of sustainable aviation fuel
    • Production of sustainable aviation fuel
    • Custody and recognition of sustainable aviation fuel chain under various regulations
    • Sustainable aviation fuel and emissions trading - a market-based mechanism
    • National, international and stakeholder programs
    • Developments by airframe manufacturers and original equipment manufacturers (OEM) regarding sustainable aviation fuel

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    • Videos
    • Group exercises
    • Case studies

    Who should attend

    This course is recommended for:

    • Operations and finance managers
    • Civil aviation authorities, corporate communications, and environment agencies
    • Government agencies employees
    • Fuel purchasers, suppliers, logistics providers

    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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