Airline Contract Law (classroom)

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Did you know that in the past 3 years, 213 participants from 77 countries have taken this course with IATA?

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.

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

Course Code: TALL-03

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Course format

  • This classroom course provides 4 days (32 hours) of instruction delivered by an official IATA Instructor.
  • Student performance will be based on an assessment.

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

To arrange in-house training for your company: Complete the in-house training request form or contact the salesperson in your region.

Next class

Airline Contract Law (classroom)

United States, Miami (IATA, ACCET Accredited)
5 - 8 July, 2022
Register before 14 Jun, 2022 to take advantage of the USD100 Early Bird discount. The price below includes this discount.
Please register by 14 Jun
All prices are before tax and include applicable discounts.
Class no: 148513
English
USD 1,650
USD 2,150
Regular
USD 2,400

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

2 additional classes are scheduled

Airline Contract Law (classroom)

Singapore, Singapore (IATA)
20 - 23 September, 2022
Register before 20 Jun, 2022 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 30 Aug
All prices are before tax and include applicable discounts.
Class no: 148778
English
USD 1,400
USD 1,800
Regular
USD 2,000

Airline Contract Law (classroom)

United States, Miami (IATA, ACCET Accredited)
14 - 17 November, 2022
Register before 14 Aug, 2022 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 24 Oct
All prices are before tax and include applicable discounts.
Class no: 162910
English
USD 1,400
USD 1,800
Regular
USD 2,000

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

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.

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

IATA - Embry-Riddle US Aviation Law Diploma

Participants will be introduced to administrative law and the role of the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) in the rule making process, the FAA enforcement process, and role of NTSBs in the appeals process.

  • English
  • Español

International Air Law Diploma

A comprehensive overview of the legal regimes applicable to all aspects of the aviation industry.

  • English
  • Español

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