Air Cargo Rules and Rates (LIVE virtual classroom)



Did you know that in the past 3 years, 40 participants from 13 countries have taken this course with IATA?

About the course

2-day (16 hours) LIVE virtual classroom course

IATA Air Cargo Rules and Rates aviation training course

Are you interested in understanding the basic principles of air cargo rating? Do you want to know how to find the appropriate information using TACT? Do you need to know how to correctly complete an Air Waybill? This two-day course delivered by an air cargo industry expert will quickly get you up and running. You will acquire basic understanding of the structure of the different TACT publications, the main principles of air cargo rules and rates, their application in the calculation of charges and their representation on the Air Waybill. At the end of the course, you will have a better insight into the world of air cargo charges.

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Course Code: TCGG-55-VC

Course format

  • The live sessions of this virtual classroom course are delivered by an official IATA Instructor.
  • The course will take you approximately 16 hours to complete and be held over 2 consecutive days.
  • There will be 2 live interactive virtual classroom sessions per day, each session will be 120 minutes.
  • The live sessions will require your participation, with multiple Q&A sessions and additional time spent on self-study material including projects, research, additional reading and videos.
  • Student performance will be based on an assessment.

Technical requirements

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  • A basic knowledge of the air cargo process is recommended.
  • 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

To arrange in-house training for your company: Complete the in-house training request form or contact the B2B Training Specialist in your region.

Virtual venues

We schedule our virtual classroom courses through one of 3 virtual venues, each in a different time zone for your convenience. For more information, please visit our page on virtual classroom timing or contact our Customer Portal.

Please check the exact schedule of each class below (View more details) and click ‘Register’.

Next class

Air Cargo Rules and Rates (LIVE virtual classroom)

Virtual Session Americas (IATA)
2 - 3 December, 2024
Register before Jun 02, 2024 to take advantage of the 25% Early Bird discount (only for payment by credit card or ICH)*. The price below includes this discount. *Terms apply
Please register by 21 Oct
Find out more about our Early Bird Terms.
All prices are before tax and include applicable discounts.
Class no: 200977
USD 566
USD 728
USD 810

What you will learn

Upon completing this course you will be able to:

  • Understand the basic principles of cargo rating
  • Be able to use the TACT Publications (Rules and Rates)
  • Apply the information found in TACT to real life air cargo shipments
  • Complete an AWB as per TACT/IATA Regulations

Course content

The key topics that are covered during this course include:

  • Air Country Information
  • Geography and codes/abbreviations
  • Transportation Charges
  • Services and Related Charges
  • The Air Waybill

Who should attend

This course is recommended for:

  • New New entrants to the air cargo industry
  • Operations /Finance / Controlling staff
  • Junior agents, counter clerks, interns

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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