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Benefit from IATA's unique vantage point in air transport economics. Examine key issues and concepts including how regulatory and state policies affect the aviation value chain and airline profitability.
This course is offered as part of the IATA-University of Geneva Aviation Management Program. A related course is also scheduled at our IATA Training Centers.
- This classroom course provides 3 days (24 hours) of instruction delivered by an official IATA Instructor / University of Geneva Professor.
- This course has been customized into a three-day format for the IATA-University of Geneva Aviation Management program. It may be taken as a single certificate course, or as part of the Diploma in Advanced Studies in Aviation Management, or Executive MBA with specialization in aviation management.
- Student performance will be based on an examination
- There are no prerequisites for this course
- Recommended level is Management and Professional
- The recommended level of language proficiency is ICAO Operational Level 4 for courses in English or equivalent for other languages.
What you will learn
On completion of this course you will be able to:
Understand the industry value chain to encourage new thinking
Build confidence in order to utilize ATE course skills in the workplace
Analyze economic issues affecting air transportation
Think strategically about the economic issues affecting air transport in the areas of concern to civil aviation authorities, particularly those CAA’s whose managerial concerns range from airport management to aviation system management
- Course Introduction
- Air transport economics course program and evaluation process
- Air Transport Economics
- Identify airline, airport, air navigation provider, and Civil Aviation Authority drivers
- Air Cargo Economics
- Key demand and supply factors affecting air cargo sector
- Regulatory Framework
- Study of state regulatory structure that addresses main state responsibilities
- Low Cost Carrier Model
- How new models of airline business operations are changing industry structure
- Air Transport Value Chain
- Value Chain concept and industry relationships
- Economic Regulation
- Identify the rationale for regulating industry pricing
- Air Transport Pricing
- Identify the major industry pricing strategies
- Air Transport Privatization
- Private sector participation options and trends
- Air Transport Economic Impacts
- The role of air transportation in global economy and best-practice approaches
Who should attend
This course is recommended for:
Corporate and executive staff from airlines and airports
Civil Aviation Authorities
Air Navigation Service Providers
Ground operations service providers
Pilots, Air Traffic Controllers and other operational staff
Representatives of aviation business
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.
Participants enrolled in the Diploma in Advanced Studies in Aviation Management will benefit from receiving an academic diploma from both University of Geneva and IATA.
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.