Legal and Financial Issues for Air Navigation Service Providers (classroom)



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About the course

5-day (40 hours) classroom course

IATA Legal and Financial Issues for Air Navigation Service Providers aviation training course

During the five days of the Legal and Financial Issues for Air Navigation Service Providers (ANSP) course, you will learn about legal and financial issues in the delivery of Air Navigation Services (ANS) and consider the implications of modern ANS commercialization strategies. Special attention is given to pricing and charges for Air Navigation Services in a balanced manner to support a sustainable aviation industry.

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Course code: TCVG-25

Course format


  • Recommended level is Entry-level and Intermediate.
  • 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.

There are no scheduled classes at the moment

What you will learn

Upon completing this course you will be able to:

  • Summarize major legal and financial issues in the management of air navigation services
  • Identify external influences and changes in the legal and financial contexts in which ANSPs are expected to operate
  • Explain the nature and scope of States legal rights and obligations with respect to the provision of ANS
  • Review charging (pricing) policies for air navigation services

Course content

The key topics that are covered during this course include:

  • Air transport industry overview
  • Evolution of international aviation law
  • Air navigation services legal framework
  • ANSP commercialization
  • Economic regulation of air navigation services
  • ANS user charges
  • Air navigation service financing
  • Capital projects
  • ANSP risk management and insurance
  • ANSP performance measurement, including benchmarking
  • ANSP corporate governance


  • Exercises
  • Case studies

Who should attend

This course is recommended for:

  • Senior managers and aspiring managers in organizations providing Air Navigation Services
  • Project managers in the management of change programs
  • Managers from Civil Aviation Authorities responsible for regulating or delivering Air Navigation Services

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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