Air Cargo Law and Convention (classroom)

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About the course

2-day (16 hours) classroom course

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.

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Course code: TALL-11

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

  • Recommended level is Entry-level and Intermediate.
  • 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.

Next class

Air Cargo Law and Convention (classroom)

United States, Miami (IATA, ACCET Accredited)
30 - 31 January, 2023
Register before 09 Jan, 2023 to take advantage of the USD100 Early Bird discount. The price below includes this discount.
Please register by 09 Jan
All prices are before tax and include applicable discounts.
Class no: 171971
English
USD 1,300
USD 1,695
Regular
USD 1,900

Accett

The IATA Training Center in Miami is ACCET Accredited


A regional course discount (up to 10% discount) is available for classroom courses at IATA Training Centers in the Americas (excluding Canada).

To claim the discount, enter 'LatAmTraining' in the promotional code field during your registration. The discount will be deducted automatically from the course price. This discount will be applied in addition to any qualifying early bird promotion.

Miami Training Center Information

2 additional classes are scheduled

Air Cargo Law and Convention (classroom)

United Kingdom, London (IATA)
19 - 20 June, 2023
Register before 19 Mar, 2023 to take advantage of the 20% Early Bird discount (only for payment by credit card or ICH)*. The price below includes this discount. *Terms apply
Please register by 29 May
All prices are before tax and include applicable discounts.
Class no: 173024
English
USD 1,120
USD 1,436
Regular
USD 1,600

Air Cargo Law and Convention (classroom)

Singapore, Singapore (IATA)
25 - 26 September, 2023
Register before 25 Jun, 2023 to take advantage of the 20% Early Bird discount (only for payment by credit card or ICH)*. The price below includes this discount. *Terms apply
Please register by 04 Sep
All prices are before tax and include applicable discounts.
Class no: 172428
English
USD 1,120
USD 1,436
Regular
USD 1,600

What you will learn

On completion of this course you will be able to:

  • Describe the key points of the Warsaw and Montreal conventions in relation to cargo transportation
  • Examine the liability of airlines for loss of or damage to cargo
  • Explain how multimodal transportation (air/road) affects the liability of air carriers
  • Identify the legal challenges faced by e-freight and e-air waybill
  • Apply recommended cargo practices and standard conditions of contract
  • Describe the IATA Cargo Agency Program

Course content

The key topics that are covered during this course include:
  • Cargo liability under the international air law conventions
  • Cargo liability in multimodal (air/road) cargo transportation
  • IATA Resolutions and Recommended Practices on cargo-related documents of transport
  • Agent versus forwarder liability
  • The multilateral e-air waybill (e-AWB) agreement

Who should attend

This course is recommended for:

  • Airline in-house counsel
  • Shippers’ in-house counsel, including freight forwarders
  • 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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