Aeronautical Information Management (AIM) (LIVE virtual classroom)

These topics and more are covered in greater detail in the following traditional classroom course:

Did you know that in the past 4 years, 117 participants from 20 countries have taken this course with IATA?


Learn about the latest standards and recommended practices in Aeronautical Information Management (AIM). In this 5-day live virtual course, gain the expertise, skills and knowledge to foster a collaborative Aeronautical information environment by aligning the data chain inputs and outputs to achieve quality aeronautical information products and services.

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Course Code: TCVT-10-VC

Course format

  • The live sessions of this virtual classroom course are delivered by an official IATA Instructor.
  • The course will take you approximately 20 hours to complete and be held over 5 consecutive days.
  • There will be 2 live interactive virtual classroom sessions per day, each session will be 120 minutes.
  • The live sessions will require your participation, with multiple Q&A sessions and additional time spent on self-study material including projects, research, additional reading and videos.
  • Student performance will be based on an assessment.

Technical requirements

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  • You should have completed the IATA Quality Management System (QMS) Fundamentals, e-learning course, and you will also be given pre-course reading and an assignment.
  • Recommended level is Intermediate and Advanced.
  • The recommended level of language proficiency is ICAO Operational Level 4 for courses in English or the equivalent level for other languages.

How to register

To arrange in-house training for your company: Complete the in-house training request form or contact the salesperson in your region.

Virtual venues

We schedule our virtual classroom courses through one of 3 virtual venues, each in a different time zone for your convenience. For more information, please visit our page on virtual classroom timing or contact our Customer Portal.

Please check the exact schedule of each class below (View more details) and click ‘Register’.

There are no scheduled classes at the moment

What you will learn

Upon completing this course you will be able to:

  • Describe the aeronautical information objectives, responsibilities, products and services
  • Distinguish between the participants of the aeronautical information data chain and their requirements
  • Describe the safety implications of quality of data, correct data storage and efficient Aeronautical Information services distribution in the AIM environment
  • Outline AIM standards and recommended practices and map operational processes
  • Apply the principles of aeronautical quality management in the development of standard operating procedures for AIM functions
  • Recognize the role of aeronautical information in the realization of the GANP and implementation of ASBU
  • Apply basic communication and change management skills in the AIM environment

Course content

The key topics that are covered during this course include:

  • Scope, objectives and responsibilities of aeronautical information service
  • Examination of the roadmap for the transition of AIS to AIM
  • Principal of quality, safety and change management applied to aeronautical information and its impact on enabling the air navigation system
  • Standards and recommended practices pertaining to aeronautical information products and services
  • Aeronautical information process mapping and operational procedure writing to support

Who should attend

This course is recommended for:

  • AIS / AIM Practitioners
  • AIS / AIM Supervisors and Managers
  • Airline AIS/AIM practitioners

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.

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