Airline Contract Law – Managing Contracts in Good and Difficult Times (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 3 years, 213 participants from 77 countries have taken this course with IATA?

About

This virtual course has been developed for aviation professionals to provide you with a good understanding of typical airline contracts and their effects on airline operations in everyday situations and in times of crisis. We will review some of the key clauses of a contract and consider the legal issues raised by the COVID-19 pandemic and its impact on the airline contracts. We will practice and develop good drafting skills and become familiar with some of the most common contract clauses, risk areas and mitigation tools. You will be able to understand the contractual rights and obligations under an agreement and efficiently deal with airline contract issues.

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Course Code:TALL-03-VC

Course format

  • The live sessions of this virtual classroom course are delivered by an official IATA Instructor.
  • The course will take you approximately 20 hours to complete and be held over 4 consecutive days.
  • There will be 2 live interactive virtual classroom sessions per day, each session will be 90 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

Prerequisites

  • Participants should have at least 3 years of experience in their area of expertise
  • 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.

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

Airline Contract Law – Managing Contracts in Good and Difficult Times (LIVE virtual classroom)

Virtual Session EMEA (IATA)
15 - 18 November, 2021
Register before 25 Oct, 2021 to take advantage of the USD100 Early Bird discount. The price below includes this discount.
Please register by 01 Nov
All prices are before tax. Class no: 132298 English
Dev. Nations
USD 1,125
Member
USD 1,475
Regular
USD 1,650

Virtual Classroom Training Information

2 sessions daily:

9:30-11:00 & 11:30-13:00 Geneva (UTC+1)

11:30-13:00 & 13:30-15:00 Dubai (UTC+4)

16:30-18:00 & 18:30-20:00 Singapore (UTC+8)

5 additional classes are scheduled

Airline Contract Law – Managing Contracts in Good and Difficult Times (LIVE virtual classroom)

Virtual Session Americas (IATA)
31 January - 3 February, 2022
Register before 31 Oct, 2021 to take advantage of the 20% Early Bird discount*. The price below includes this discount. *Terms apply
Please register by 17 Jan
All prices are before tax. Class no: 148957 English
Dev. Nations
USD 980
Member
USD 1,260
Regular
USD 1,400

Virtual Classroom Training Information

2 daily LIVE sessions:
  10:30-12:00 & 12:30-14:00 Miami/Montreal
  16:30-18:00 & 18:30-20:00 Geneva/Paris
  19:30-21:00 & 21:30-23:00 Dubai
  15:30-17:00 & 17:30-19:00 UTC

Airline Contract Law – Managing Contracts in Good and Difficult Times (LIVE virtual classroom)

Virtual Session Asia (IATA)
14 - 17 February, 2022
Register before 14 Nov, 2021 to take advantage of the 20% Early Bird discount*. The price below includes this discount. *Terms apply
Please register by 31 Jan
All prices are before tax. Class no: 149142 English
Dev. Nations
USD 980
Member
USD 1,260
Regular
USD 1,400

Virtual Classroom Training Information

2 daily LIVE sessions:
  10:30-12:00 & 12:30-14:00 Beijing/Singapore
  6:30-8:00 & 8:30-10:00 Dubai
  2:30-4:00 & 4:30-6:00 UTC

Airline Contract Law – Managing Contracts in Good and Difficult Times (LIVE virtual classroom)

Virtual Session EMEA (IATA)
14 - 17 March, 2022
Register before 12 Dec, 2021 to take advantage of the 20% Early Bird discount*. The price below includes this discount. *Terms apply
Please register by 28 Feb
All prices are before tax. Class no: 149338 English
Dev. Nations
USD 980
Member
USD 1,260
Regular
USD 1,400

Virtual Classroom Training Information

2 daily LIVE sessions:
  16:00-17:30 & 18:00-19:30 Beijing/Singapore
  12:00-13:30 & 14:00-15:30 Dubai
  9:00-10:30 & 11:00-12:30 Geneva/Paris
  8:00-9:30 & 10:00-11:30 UTC

Airline Contract Law – Managing Contracts in Good and Difficult Times (LIVE virtual classroom)

Virtual Session EMEA (IATA)
3 - 6 October, 2022
Register before 03 Jul, 2022 to take advantage of the 20% Early Bird discount*. The price below includes this discount. *Terms apply
Please register by 19 Sep
All prices are before tax. Class no: 149339 English
Dev. Nations
USD 980
Member
USD 1,260
Regular
USD 1,400

Virtual Classroom Training Information

2 daily LIVE sessions:
  15:00-16:30 & 17:00-18:30 Beijing/Singapore
  11:00-12:30 & 13:00-14:30 Dubai
  9:00-10:30 & 11:00-12:30 Geneva/Paris
  7:00-8:30 & 9:00-10:30 UTC

Airline Contract Law – Managing Contracts in Good and Difficult Times (LIVE virtual classroom)

Virtual Session Asia (IATA)
28 November - 1 December, 2022
Register before 28 Aug, 2022 to take advantage of the 20% Early Bird discount*. The price below includes this discount. *Terms apply
Please register by 14 Nov
All prices are before tax. Class no: 149143 English
Dev. Nations
USD 980
Member
USD 1,260
Regular
USD 1,400

Virtual Classroom Training Information

2 daily LIVE sessions:
  12:00-13:30 & 14:00-15:30 Beijing/Singapore
  8:00-9:30 & 10:00-11:30 Dubai
  5:00-6:30 & 7:00-8:30 Geneva/Paris
  4:00-5:30 & 6:00-7:30 UTC

What you will learn

Upon completing this course you will be able to:

  • Identify the characteristics of the Common Law Legal System and the Civil Law Legal system
  • Demonstrate sound knowledge of the basics of contract law and good drafting practices
  • Review common contractual issues affecting the negotiation and drafting of supply for goods and services
  • Discuss the legal considerations in responding to a crisis and apply the doctrine of force majeure, frustration and supervening illegality
  • Review, analyze and understand the concepts of the standard IATA airline related agreements and of the most common airline related agreements

Course content

  • Procurement, contract process and drafting
  • Risk allocation (liability, indemnity, warranties, etc.)
  • Force Majeure and Termination Clauses
  • Various Airline agreements and contracts
  • Blocked space agreements

Who should attend

This course is recommended for:

  • Airline in-house counsel
  • Aviation lawyers in private practice
  • Professional Airline Managers
  • Airport and other aviation professionals who deal with airline contractual issues
  • Legal professionals who want more knowledge in the fields of aviation and airlines

Certificate awarded

An IATA Certificate of Completion is awarded to participants obtaining a grade of 70% or higher on an assessment. A special distinction is awarded to participants obtaining a grade of 90% or higher.

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