Air Transport Economics (classroom)

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Did you know that in the past 4 years, 237 participants from 40 countries have taken this course with IATA?

About the course

3-day (24 hours) classroom course

The course will introduce participants to the fundamental concepts of economic analysis, with specific application to airline operations and the air transport industry. You will learn how these tools can be used to assess current and emerging industry trends and issues – including the role of regulation and state policy decisions. Crucially, you will gain an understanding of how these analytical tools and frameworks can be incorporated into business and strategic planning and this knowledge applied in your workplace. By the end of the course you will be able to identify key air transport system components and their related economic drivers. Prior industry experience is useful to fully understand course content, although topics are accessible to new industry professionals.

This course is available at IATA Training Centers and Regional Training Partner locations, and on-demand as in-house training, where content can be tailored to meet your specific needs.

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Course code: TCVG-49

Course format

  • This classroom course provides 3 days (24 hours) of instruction delivered by an official IATA Instructor.
  • Student performance will be based on an assessment.

Prerequisites

  • Industry experience and knowledge of common aviation and economic terms would be an advantage but not mandatory.
  • 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 Transport Economics (classroom)

United States, Miami (IATA, ACCET Accredited)
21 - 23 November, 2022
Register before 31 Oct, 2022 to take advantage of the USD100 Early Bird discount. The price below includes this discount.
Please register by 31 Oct
All prices are before tax and include applicable discounts.
Class no: 162914
English
USD 1,860
USD 2,420
Regular
USD 2,700

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

6 additional classes are scheduled

Air Transport Economics (classroom)

Singapore, Singapore (IATA)
30 November - 2 December, 2022
Register before 09 Nov, 2022 to take advantage of the USD100 Early Bird discount. The price below includes this discount.
Please register by 09 Nov
All prices are before tax and include applicable discounts.
Class no: 148768
English
USD 1,860
USD 2,420
Regular
USD 2,700

Air Transport Economics (classroom)

Switzerland, Geneva (IATA)
14 - 16 December, 2022
Register before 23 Nov, 2022 to take advantage of the USD100 Early Bird discount. The price below includes this discount.
Please register by 23 Nov
All prices are before tax and include applicable discounts.
Class no: 148610
English
USD 1,860
USD 2,420
Regular
USD 2,700

Air Transport Economics (classroom)

Singapore, Singapore (IATA)
3 - 5 May, 2023
Register before 31 Jan, 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 12 Apr
All prices are before tax and include applicable discounts.
Class no: 172432
English
USD 1,568
USD 2,016
Regular
USD 2,240

Air Transport Economics (classroom)

Spain, Madrid (IATA)
5 - 7 July, 2023
Register before 04 Apr, 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 14 Jun
All prices are before tax and include applicable discounts.
Class no: 171880
English
USD 1,568
USD 2,016
Regular
USD 2,240

Air Transport Economics (classroom)

United States, Miami (IATA, ACCET Accredited)
6 - 8 September, 2023
Register before 06 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 16 Aug
All prices are before tax and include applicable discounts.
Class no: 171973
English
USD 1,568
USD 2,016
Regular
USD 2,240

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

Air Transport Economics (classroom)

Singapore, Singapore (IATA)
25 - 27 October, 2023
Register before 25 Jul, 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 Oct
All prices are before tax and include applicable discounts.
Class no: 172433
English
USD 1,568
USD 2,016
Regular
USD 2,240

What you will learn

Upon completing this course you will be able to:

  • Understand and explain key economic concepts, as they relate to the air transport industry
  • Analyze air transport issues using various economic frameworks and tools and learn how they can be applied in the workplace
  • Understand the impact of public policy and regulatory frameworks on air transportation
  • Identify and assess the main long-term issues and challenges facing the industry

Course content

  • Fundamental principles of economic analysis
  • Key concepts of air transport economics
  • Main drivers of industry growth
  • Current state of the industry (guest speaker)
  • Economic regulation, competition & cooperation
  • Long-term issues and challenges

Who should attend

This course is recommended for:

  • Airline managers
  • Aviation professionals
  • Civil Aviation Authorities

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.

This course is a step toward earning an IATA Diploma in:

Aviation Policy and Regulations Diploma

An overview of the regulatory and legal regimes, as well as the international industry affairs applicable to all aspects of the aviation industry.

  • English
  • Español

Civil Aviation Management Diploma

Strengthen your management skills and strategies to use in your civil aviation authority.

  • English
  • Español
  • Français

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Testimonials

Egas Chioco, Saide Junior & Sandra Ganancio, Mozambique Airport
Air Transportation Economics was one of the best courses we have ever attended. The training center, materials and facilitation were excellent. It was very inspirational, bringing lots of ideas, with both theory and some exercises. We had the opportunity to learn from the instructors' experiences and from the other participants, which contributed to interesting and focused discussions.

Ersin Koc, Turkish Airlines
The course was very useful and provided lots of substantial and in-depth knowledge. The instructor shared very valuable experiences with us, and I have personally gained an enormous amount of knowledge in Air Transportation Economics that will be applied to my current and future duties. I would strongly recommend this course to anyone working in, or interested in the field of air transportation.

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