IATA in partnership with Embry Riddle Aeronautical University (ERAU), have combined their expertise in aviation and continuing education to offer a Diploma in U.S Aviation Law. The diploma provides a comprehensive overview of U.S. regulation and legislation, and their application to aviation. Through a series of four courses, participants will be introduced to administrative law and the role of the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) in the rule making process, the FAA enforcement process, and role of NTSBs in the appeals process. You will also have an in-depth review of airline contractual agreements, international air law, aviation insurance protocols and coverage.
Diploma code: DIPL-90
Candidates must achieve a passing mark of 80% on any assignment or exam. A special distinction is awarded to candidates that obtain a distinction in all, or all but one, of all exams and assignments that make up this Diploma.
U.S. Aviation Law: An Overview of the Laws Affecting Airlines, Pilots, and Passengers (ERAU)
Learn about the legal and regulatory environment for those working in the airline industry, and understand the role of federal government in addressing problems in the industry. Understand the role of U.S. Congress, and executive branch agencies such as the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) and the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) play in enacting and enforcing laws. Please register for this course on the ERAU website.
An Introduction to Aviation Regulation in the United States: An Understanding of the Role that Executive Branch Agencies Play in Aviation (ERAU)
Explore the framework of DOT regulations which govern Part 121 airline operations. Understand the framework of FAA regulations, the FAA enforcement process, and role of NTSB in appeals from certificate holders. Please register for this course on the ERAU website.
Learn the basic drafting principles and agreements for aircraft sales and purchases, interlining, maintenance and catering, ground handling and more.
Gain clarity on the main aviation insurance conventions and protocols, types of coverage available, and practices for insuring hull and liability risks.