Managing Airline Scheduling Challenges (Classroom)

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About the course

3-day (24 hours) classroom course

IATA Managing Airline Scheduling Challenges  aviation training course

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

Gain in-depth understanding of the most common constraints and challenges in airline scheduling. The course focuses on the key aspects of airline scheduling and most common challenges faced by the scheduling managers. It outlines the aviation industry best practices and covers different approaches to overcoming scheduling constraints driven by factors such as the customer appeal, competitive response, weather characteristics, airport limitations, crew regulations and maintenance requirements. The course uses practical cases studies that will enable you to test and apply your learnings immediately.

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Course Code: TALM-64

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.


  • Recommended level is Entry-level or Intermediate.
  • The recommended level of language proficiency is ICAO Operational Level 4 or the equivalent for courses held in languages other than English.

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

Managing Airline Scheduling Challenges (Classroom)

United States, Miami (IATA, ACCET Accredited)
7 - 9 November, 2022
Register before 07 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 17 Oct
All prices are before tax and include applicable discounts.
Class no: 165206
USD 1,050
USD 1,350
USD 1,500


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:

  • Explain all intricacies of the scheduling process
  • Identify the differences between the commercial schedule, aircraft schedule, crew schedule and maintenance schedule
  • Determine efficient scheduling decisions based on customer preferences, market competition and airport specific operational constraints
  • Discuss how maintenance requirements and crew regulations are incorporated in scheduling

Course content

The key topics that are covered during this course include:

  • Scheduling process best practices
  • Measuring efficient schedule performance
  • Scheduling specifics by airline business model
  • Role of customer preferences and competition
  • Impact of airport limitations on scheduling
  • Weather conditions and contingency planning
  • Schedule optimization around maintenance requirements and crew regulations

Who should attend

This course is recommended for:

  • Aspiring commercial aviation professionals
  • Fleet planning, network development and scheduling department staff
  • Airline operational planning staff ▪ Airport staff involved in operational planning and airline engagement
  • MRO professionals involved in sales
  • Government regulators and CAA employees

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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