Air Transportation Management (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 5 years, 294 participants from 44 countries have taken this course with IATA?

About the course

This course will allow you to get an insider’s view of the air transportation system. You will gain insights in aviation-related businesses and organizations and understand their role and function in the air transportation system. The course will also provide you with knowledge to polish your management and presentation skills while working with experienced instructors and class peers on course integration exercises.

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Course Code: TCVG-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 12 hours to complete and be held over 3 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

Please verify your hardware, software and network to support your upcoming course with IATA Training.


  • Participants will be required to complete the IATA Overview of the Air Transportation System e-learning module. It will take you approximately 3 hours to complete the module. Access will be provided through your IATA student portal 1 week prior to the course and should be completed prior to the course start.
  • 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.

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’.

Next class

Air Transportation Management (LIVE virtual classroom)

Virtual Session Asia (IATA)
12 - 14 April, 2022
Register before 22 Mar, 2022 to take advantage of the USD100 Early Bird discount. The price below includes this discount.
Please register by 29 Mar
All prices are before tax and include applicable discounts.
Class no: 149134
Dev. Nations
USD 978
USD 1,286
USD 1,440

Virtual Classroom Training Information

2 daily LIVE sessions:
12:00-14:00 & 15:00-17:00 Beijing/Singapore
8:00-10:00 & 11:00-13:00 Dubai
6:00-8:00 & 9:00-11:00 Geneva/Paris
4:00-6:00 & 7:00-9:00 UTC

1 additional classes are scheduled

Air Transportation Management (LIVE virtual classroom)

Virtual Session EMEA (IATA)
11 - 13 October, 2022
Register before 11 Jul, 2022 to take advantage of the 20% Early Bird discount*. The price below includes this discount. *Terms apply
Please register by 27 Sep
All prices are before tax and include applicable discounts.
Class no: 149328
Dev. Nations
USD 862
USD 1,109
USD 1,232

Virtual Classroom Training Information

2 daily LIVE sessions:
  15:00-17:00 & 18:00-20:00 Beijing/Singapore
  11:00-13:00 & 14:00-16:00 Dubai
  9:00-11:00 & 12:00-14:00 Geneva/Paris
  7:00-9:00 & 10:00-12:00 UTC

What you will learn

Upon completing this course you will be able to:

  • Explain the basic laws and conventions governing air transport
  • Recognize the civil aviation global framework and air transportation main actors
  • Assess the respective roles and functions of civil aviation authorities, airlines, airports and ANSPs
  • Describe aviation technological innovations and best practices
  • Demonstrate more effective management and presentation skills
  • Apply leadership principles and practices

Course content

  • Air transportation overview including state and size of the aviation industry and components of the air transportation system
  • Aviation law, Chicago Convention, ICAO standards and other international conventions
  • Introduction to aviation safety and security
  • Role and functions of Civil Aviation Agencies, airlines, airports, and Air Navigation Service Providers
  • The impact of technology on air transportation

Who should attend

This course is recommended for:

  • Airlines
  • Civil Aviation Authorities
  • Air Navigation Service Providers
  • Airports

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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