Aircraft De-icing Operations Management (Classroom, 3 days)

Did you know that in the past 4 years, 143 participants from 28 countries have taken this course with IATA?


Understand aircraft de-icing standards and procedures as required by regulators, airlines, de-icing service providers and airport authorities.

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

Course Code: TAPG-02

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


  • There are no prerequisites for this course
  • 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.

Next class

Aircraft De-icing Operations Management (Classroom, 3 days)

Germany, Frankfurt (FRA-RTP)
22 - 23 September, 2022
Register before 22 Jun, 2022 to take advantage of the 20% Early Bird discount*. The price below includes this discount. *Terms apply
Please register by 31 Aug
All prices are before tax. Class no: 147999 English
Dev. Nations
USD 1,470
USD 1,890
USD 2,100

This class is offered in cooperation with FRAPORT.

What you will learn

On completion of this course you will be able to:

  • Know the ICAO, IATA, EASA, FAA and Transport Canada aircraft de-icing standards
  • Meet legal responsibilities to manage and oversee de-icing operations
  • Coordinate an efficient winter operation plan between airlines, de-icing providers and the airport authority
  • Evaluate de-icing operations through audits

Course content

  • Winter operations overview and de-icing services analysis
  • Regulatory requirements
  • Methodology
  • Evaluating equipment characteristics and solutions
  • Cost and savings analysis
  • Central de-icing facilities
  • Environmental impact and mitigation
  • Audits

Download the Outline

Who should attend

This course is recommended for:

  • Airline managers, coordinators, flight operations managers, and station managers
  • Airport authority operations managers
  • Ground service provider staff
  • Regulator staff

Certificate awarded

An IATA Certificate of Completion is awarded to participants obtaining a grade of 80% or higher on all exercises and exams. A special distinction is awarded to participants obtaining a grade of 90% or higher.

Need Help?

We use cookies to give you the best experience on our website. We also use cookies for advertising purposes. Please see our privacy policy and cookies help page for complete information.