Air Cargo Law and Convention (Classroom, 2 days)


About

Examine the impact of air cargo law developments on the airline business, and understand the different approaches and solutions to the complex air cargo law issues. You will review the international conventions on air law in relation to cargo liability, gain an overview of the IATA cargo service conference and IATA cargo agency conference, and explore the difference between agent and forwarder liability.

This course is available at IATA Training Centers and Regional Training Partner locations, and on-demand as in-house training.

Course format

  • This classroom course provides 2 days (16 hours) of instruction delivered by an official IATA Instructor.
  • Student performance will be based on an assessment

Prerequisites

  • Participants should have prior knowledge of air cargo procedures
  • 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

Next class

Air Cargo Law and Convention (Classroom, 2 days)

Italy, Milan (PRO-HST)
24 - 25 March, 2020
Register before 03 Mar, 2020 for a USD100 discount
Please register by 03 Mar
Class no: 109494 English
Dev. Nations
USD 1,400
Member
USD 1,795
Regular
USD 2,000

1 additional classes are scheduled

Air Cargo Law and Convention (Classroom, 2 days)

United Kingdom, London (IATA)
7 - 8 December, 2020
Register before 08 Sep, 2020 for a 20% discount
Please register by 16 Nov
Class no: 110512 English
Dev. Nations
USD 1,400
Member
USD 1,795
Regular
USD 2,000

What you will learn

On completion of this course you will be able to:

  • Understand the key points of the Warsaw and Montreal conventions
  • Examine international air cargo law regimes on air carrier liability
  • Identify the legal challenges faced by e-freight and e-air waybill
  • Analyze successful air cargo performance and apply recommended cargo practices for conditions of carriage
  • Understand the IATA Cargo Agency Program and CASS

Course content

  • Cargo liability under the international air law conventions
  • IATA Cargo Services conference on interlining
  • IATA Cargo Agency conference
  • Agent versus forwarder liability
  • The multilateral e-air waybill (e-AWB) agreement

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Who should attend

This course is recommended for:

  • Airline in-house counsel
  • Government officials involved in the air transport sector
  • Aviation lawyers in private practice
  • Lawyers in related fields seeking an understanding of international air cargo law

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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