Airport Financial Management (Classroom, 5 days)

Did you know that in the past 5 years, 49 participants from 25 countries have taken this course with IATA?


Over the next decade airports need to expand and diversify their business in order to keep up with the increasing demand for air travel, and financing this development can be challenging.

Improve your understanding of the air transportation system, and analyze current financial industry trends and how they impact your airport. Examine the importance of implementing strong management control systems and learn how to successfully forecast your business. Evaluate the benefits of efficient customer service and how it relates to a successful pricing strategy.

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

Course Code: TAPG-14

Course format

  • This classroom course provides 5 days (40 hours) of instruction delivered by an official IATA Instructor.
  • Student performance will be based on an assessment


  • Participants should have basic knowledge of finance and accounting principles
  • 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

Next class

Airport Financial Management (Classroom, 5 days)

Argentina, Buenos Aires (IATA)
17 - 21 May, 2021
Register before 26 Apr, 2021 to take advantage of the USD100 Early Bird discount. The price below includes this discount.
Please register by 26 Apr
All prices are before tax. Class no: 131981 English
Dev. Nations
USD 2,490
USD 3,230
USD 3,600

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.

Buenos Aires Training Center Information

1 additional classes are scheduled

Airport Financial Management (Classroom, 5 days)

Spain, Madrid (IATA)
18 - 22 October, 2021
Register before 20 Jul, 2021 to take advantage of the 20% Early Bird discount. The price below includes this discount.
Please register by 27 Sep
All prices are before tax. Class no: 132476 English
Dev. Nations
USD 2,072
USD 2,664
USD 2,960

What you will learn

Upon completing this course you will be able to:

  • Assess financial performance and forecast demand
  • Manage shareholder relations
  • Evaluate privatization and re-structuring options
  • Understand and accommodate the needs of customers
  • Analyze the industry's financial trends and their impact on strategy and operations

Course content

  • Current events in aviation
    • Air policy liberalization
    • Low cost airlines
    • Airport privatization
  • Managing airport privatization
    • Risk elements
    • Developing a business plan
  • Analyzing airport costs
  • Controlling operational costs
    • Analyzing revenue and profitability
    • Cost re-balancing process
  • Managing shareholder relations
    • Attracting capital
    • Capital funding sources
    • Managing shareholder value
  • Airport pricing strategies

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Who should attend

This course is recommended for:

  • Airport and Airline Managers, Accountants, Treasurers and Controllers
  • Financial Managers and Analysts

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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