Airline Contract Law (classroom)

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About the course

4-day (32 hours) classroom course

IATA Airline Contract Law aviation training course

Gain a good understanding of typical airline contracts and their effects on airline operations. Understand the differences between the two main legal systems - Civil Law and Common Law and their different approaches to contract drafting. Practice and develop good drafting skills and become familiar with some of the most common contract clauses, risk areas and mitigation tools.

Course Code: TALL-03

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Course format

Prerequisites

  • You should have at least 3 years of experience in your 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

In-house training

To arrange in-house training for your company, please complete the in-house training request form or contact the Training Specialist in your region.

Next class

Airline Contract Law (classroom)

United Kingdom, London (IATA)
14 - 17 February, 2023
Find out more about our Early Bird Terms.
All prices are before tax and include applicable discounts.
Class no: 173031
English
USD 1,750
USD 2,250
Regular
USD 2,500
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Last few seats

7 additional classes are scheduled

Airline Contract Law (classroom)

United States, Miami (IATA, ACCET Accredited)
6 - 9 March, 2023
Register before 13 Feb, 2023 to take advantage of the USD100 Early Bird discount*. The price below includes this discount. *Terms apply.
Please register by 13 Feb
Find out more about our Early Bird Terms.
All prices are before tax and include applicable discounts.
Class no: 171983
English
USD 1,650
USD 2,150
Regular
USD 2,400

Accett

The IATA Training Center in Miami is ACCET Accredited

Miami Training Center Information

Airline Contract Law (classroom)

Switzerland, Geneva (IATA)
4 - 7 April, 2023
Register before 14 Mar, 2023 to take advantage of the USD100 Early Bird discount*. The price below includes this discount. *Terms apply.
Please register by 14 Mar
Find out more about our Early Bird Terms.
All prices are before tax and include applicable discounts.
Class no: 172109
English
USD 1,650
USD 2,150
Regular
USD 2,400

Airline Contract Law (classroom)

Switzerland, Geneva (IATA)
4 - 7 July, 2023
Register before 03 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 13 Jun
Find out more about our Early Bird Terms.
All prices are before tax and include applicable discounts.
Class no: 172110
English
USD 1,400
USD 1,800
Regular
USD 2,000

Airline Contract Law (classroom)

United States, Miami (IATA, ACCET Accredited)
15 - 18 August, 2023
Register before 15 May, 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 25 Jul
Find out more about our Early Bird Terms.
All prices are before tax and include applicable discounts.
Class no: 171984
English
USD 1,400
USD 1,800
Regular
USD 2,000

Accett

The IATA Training Center in Miami is ACCET Accredited

Miami Training Center Information

Airline Contract Law (classroom)

United Kingdom, London (IATA)
10 - 13 October, 2023
Register before 10 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 19 Sep
Find out more about our Early Bird Terms.
All prices are before tax and include applicable discounts.
Class no: 173033
English
USD 1,400
USD 1,800
Regular
USD 2,000

Airline Contract Law (classroom)

United States, Miami (IATA, ACCET Accredited)
6 - 9 November, 2023
Register before 06 Aug, 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 Oct
Find out more about our Early Bird Terms.
All prices are before tax and include applicable discounts.
Class no: 171982
English
USD 1,400
USD 1,800
Regular
USD 2,000

Accett

The IATA Training Center in Miami is ACCET Accredited

Miami Training Center Information

Airline Contract Law (classroom)

United Kingdom, London (IATA)
12 - 15 December, 2023
Register before 11 Sep, 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 21 Nov
Find out more about our Early Bird Terms.
All prices are before tax and include applicable discounts.
Class no: 173032
English
USD 1,400
USD 1,800
Regular
USD 2,000

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
  • Describe and practice typical contract clauses
  • Review, analyse and understand the concepts of the most common airline related agreements
  • Demonstrate sound risk awareness and efficient handling of legal risk allocation tools

Course content

The key topics that are covered during this course include:

  • Context of International Air Law
  • Procurement, contract process and drafting
  • Risk allocation (liability, indemnity, warranties, etc.)
  • Airline conditions of carriage
  • Marketing and distribution
  • Interline agreements
  • Codeshare agreements
  • Maintenance and catering agreements
  • Jet fuel purchase agreements
  • Ground handling agreements
  • Dry, wet and damp leases
  • Charter agreements
  • 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 all exercises and exams. A special distinction is awarded to participants obtaining a grade of 90% or higher.

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