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IATA Cargo English

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The course has been designed to instruct and guide students to a more thorough understanding of the English language as it is used in the field of Cargo, focusing of Aviation Freight.

What you will learn

Upon completing this course you will:

  • Understand different modes of transport available in the shipment of cargo, including their advantages and disadvantages
  • Gain knowledge of commodities that are shipped by air
  • Be aware of the different aspects of airport configurations
  • Gain knowledge of the types of packaging used when shipping goods by air, including customized types of packages
  • Learn about variety of options available in the storage of cargo
  • Understand many of the routing option alternatives that are an everyday occurrence in the shipment of cargo
  • Know about some of the issues that arise when cargo shipments are lost or damaged

Key topics

  • Air Cargo Commodities
  • Aircraft, Airlines and Airports
  • Packing and Handling Facts
  • Warehousing and routings
  • Customs, documentation, liability and Insurance

Who should attend

  • All nonnative English speakers in aviation cargo industry
  • Freight forwarders and Cargo Agents personnel operating in the field of air transport dealing with International Transport

Additional information

This training may be used as preparation for other cargo trainings at English language

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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