Data Science for Decision Making in Aviation (classroom)

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About the course

3-day (24 hours) classroom course

IATA Data Science for Decision Making in Aviation aviation training course

Today, aviation companies are recognizing the importance of data to drive efficiency, cost savings and productivity. In this climate, does your organization have sufficient data literacy to support decision making? Are your finance and other teams well versed with different analytics tools and techniques to generate valuable insights? This course takes you through the process of using data analytics to identify your business priority, determining the correct analytical tools to address the priority, using visual analytical tools to arrive at optimum decisions, and finally, building easy-to-understand reports to present the data and gain support for the decisions. Equipped with hands-on exercises, you will practice dashboarding, visualization techniques and report generation.

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

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Course code: TALF-93

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.


  • Participants should have at least 3 years of work experience in the aviation industry or 2 years in handling large number of data to provide business decisions.
  • Recommended level is 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 salesperson in your region.

There are no scheduled classes at the moment

What you will learn

Upon completing this course you will be able to:

  • Effectively assess and prioritize business questions using a decision framework
  • Evaluate the potential of current market-leading data analytics tools to aid your business
  • Translate business questions into visual analytics solutions
  • Add flexibility to make reporting dynamic for addressing the evolving business priorities
  • Extract value from your data using analytical techniques

Course content

The key topics that are covered during this course include:

  • Step-by-step process of visual analytics and reporting
  • Time series forecasting and machine learning
  • Hands on activities:
    • To create data dashboards
    • To generate reports using visual analytics
  • To generate financial reports using business intelligence tool

Who should attend

This course is recommended for aviation professionals:

  • Finance, Revenue Management, Sales
  • E-commerce
  • Distribution
  • Operations
  • Logistics
  • IT service providers

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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