In-flight Security (classroom)



Did you know that in the past 5 years, 33 participants from 13 countries have taken this course with IATA?

About the course

5-day (40 hours) classroom course

Improve your response to extreme security situations in a series of simulation exercises. From minor in-flight incidents to bomb threats and hijacking situations, this course takes a practical approach to in-flight security. Learn industry-wide standards and techniques used to handle passenger disturbances and put them into practice in the safety of the classroom.

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Course code: TSCS-17

Course format


  • Recommended level is Intermediate and Advanced.
  • 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

In-flight Security (classroom)

Singapore, Singapore (IATA)
25 - 29 November, 2024
Register before Aug 25, 2024 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 04 Nov
Find out more about our Early Bird Terms.
All prices are before tax and include applicable discounts.
Class no: 201777
USD 1,872
USD 2,408
USD 2,676

Find out more about our IATA Training Center in Singapore, including details about the Training Center, a map to help you find it, and a schedule of all the upcoming courses being held in Singapore.

What you will learn

Upon completing this course you will be able to:

  • Stay up-to-date with the latest threats to civil aviation
  • Prepare yourself and air crew members to respond to in-flight incidents
  • Implement in-flight security procedures during classroom exercises

Course content

The key topics that are covered during this course include:

  • Threat Management
    • Triggers of disruptive behavior
    • Terror threats to aviation
    • Bomb threats on board
  • Threat Assessment and Identification
    • Passenger and baggage screening
    • Behavior analysis
    • Warnings and suspicious signs
    • Weapon recognition
  • Regulations and Security Framework
    • Aviation security background and current trends
    • Aviation security legislation
    • Balancing customer service with inflight security procedures

Who should attend

This course is recommended for:

  • Airline Managers with Avsec responsibilities
  • Air crew and supervisors
  • Law enforcement personnel responding to in-flight emergencies
  • Civil aviation authority representatives
  • Air Marshals

Certificate awarded

An IATA Certificate of Completion is awarded to participants obtaining a grade of 80% or higher on all exercises and exams. A special distinction is awarded to participant obtaining a grade of 90% or higher.

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