IFRS 16, Accounting for Leases in the Aviation Industry (Classroom, 2 days)
Study key International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) 16, Leases, used for preparing financial statements in the airline industry, which is effective for annual periods beginning on or after 1 January 2019. Make sure you’re prepared as some airlines are adopting the standard early in 2018. This two-day course covers the implementation issues faced by airlines, shipping companies or other transportation companies, and is also relevant to other industries. Using case studies, examples and exercises, focused on aircraft, property and airport service contracts, our specialist instructor explains and illustrates all of the important issues.
This course is available at IATA Training Centers and Regional Training Partner locations, and on-demand as in-house training.
Course code: TALF-15
- This classroom course provides 2 days (16 hours) of instruction delivered by an official IATA Instructor.
- Student performance will be based on an assessment
- There are no prerequisites for this course
- 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 attend a class scheduled at one of our training centers: Register early and save up to 20%! Please read the Terms for the early bird discount. The discount will be calculated at the time of payment.
- 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:
- Analyze arrangements to determine whether they contain leases
- Determine what interest rate is used to discount the lease payments
- Apply the standard to lease extension, cancellation and mutual agreement options
- Account for restoration, maintenance and leasing costs?
- Account for contracts at airports for office space, hangars, lounges, gate areas, and other facilities
- Understand how to hedge the foreign currency exposure on the financial liability
- Account for contract modifications
- Account for lease incentives
- Understand how to account for contracts based on variables rates like LIBOR.
- Understand how IFRS and US GAAP differ on leases
- Understand the transitional provision options
- Scope of the standard
- Recognition exemptions for low cost immaterial and short term leases
- Identifying leases in an arrangement
- Initial and subsequent measurement of the ROU Asset and Financial Liability
- Separating components of an arrangement into lease and service agreement
- Lessor accounting review
- Sale and leaseback transactions
- Presentation requirements
- Disclosure requirements
- Transitional provision
- Exercises including calculations and journal entries
- Application of the standard to complex scenarios
- Case studies on key implementation issues
- Group discussions of complex issues
Who should attend
This course is recommended for:
- Airline or other transportation industry finance or system professionals involved in the implementation of IFRS 16, Leases
- Auditors of the transportation industry
- Analysts, bankers and investors focused on the transportation industry
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.