Cargo Proration (classroom)



About the course

5-day (40 hours) classroom course

IATA Cargo Proration aviation training course

Learn how to apply the rules of the Prorate Manual – Cargo (PMC) and the Multilateral Proration Agreement – Cargo (MPA-C) within your organization. You will learn how proration can be a useful tool in maximizing the revenue of an airline, through proper pricing policy and fare structuring. Over five days you will build on your knowledge on how best to apply and adhere to the appropriate articles, resolutions, rules and regulations that will allow your business to become cost-effective and positively impact your financial bottom line.

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Course code: TALF-13

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.

Next class

Cargo Proration (classroom)

China, Beijing (IATA)
18 - 22 September, 2023
Register before Jun 18, 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 28 Aug
Find out more about our Early Bird Terms.
All prices are before tax and include applicable discounts.
Class no: 171790
USD 1,872
USD 2,408
USD 2,676

Please note that prices DO NOT include the 6% Chinese VAT. The VAT must be paid additionally if applicable to your registration.

Beijing Training Center Information

What you will learn

Upon completion of this course you will be able to:

  • Gain an understanding of how agreements with other partners in cargo transportation will have an impact on final revenues.
  • Assess the revenue entitlement of an air waybill or route sector in accordance with the rules of the Multilateral Prorate Agreement - Cargo (MPA-C).
  • Understand the Provisos and Requirements filed by carriers
  • Understand the standardisation and application of industry terminology procedures among carriers.

Course content

The key topics that are covered during this course include:

  • Beginner and Intermediate
  • The Multilateral Prorate Agreement – Cargo (MPA-C)
  • Interline agreements
  • Bilateral agreements
  • Special prorate agreements
  • Interline sales
  • Interline settlement
  • IATA Clearing House (ICH)
  • MPA – applying factor based proration and provisos
  • Prorate factors
  • Rules and procedures for prorating cargo air waybills


  • In-class discussion and examples

Who should attend

This course is recommended for:

  • Managers, supervisors and officers dealing with proration, interline billings, rejections and disputes
  • Marketing, sales, pricing managers and officers
  • Revenue managers
  • Yield and tariff analysts
  • Internal auditors

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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