International Air Law for Lawyers and Legal Professionals (LIVE virtual classroom)

You can also take this course in-person, in a classroom:

Did you know that in the past 3 years, 214 participants from 70 countries have taken this course with IATA?

About the course

5-day (30 hours) LIVE virtual classroom course

Over this 5-day course you will be attending daily live sessions with an IATA instructor and you will have access to self-study material. You will receive guidance that will enhance your learning experience. This course is designed to strengthen your understanding of the context and requirements of international air law, air service agreements, open skies agreements and traffic rights while giving the flexibility of attending the class from your own home or office. At the end of the training you will demonstrate sound skills in applying airline liability regimes and international security treaties and you will also learn how to negotiate both, public and private international air law treaties.

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Course code: TALL-01-VC

Course format

  • The live sessions of this virtual classroom course are delivered by an official IATA Instructor.
  • The course will take you approximately 30 hours to complete and be held over 5 consecutive days.
  • There will be 2 live interactive virtual classroom sessions per day, each session will be 90 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

Please verify your hardware, software and network to support your upcoming course with IATA Training.

Prerequisites

  • 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 salesperson 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

International Air Law for Lawyers and Legal Professionals (LIVE virtual classroom)

Virtual Session Asia (IATA)
29 August - 2 September, 2022
Please register by 15 Aug
All prices are before tax and include applicable discounts.
Class no: 149227
English
USD 1,519
USD 1,844
Regular
USD 2,170

Virtual Classroom Training Information

2 daily LIVE sessions:
12:00-13:30 & 14:00-15:30 Beijing/Singapore
8:00-9:30 & 10:00-11:30 Dubai
6:00-7:30 & 8:00-9:30 Geneva/Paris
4:00-5:30 & 6:00-7:30 UTC

1 additional classes are scheduled

International Air Law for Lawyers and Legal Professionals (LIVE virtual classroom)

Virtual Session EMEA (IATA)
31 October - 4 November, 2022
Register before 10 Oct, 2022 to take advantage of the USD100 Early Bird discount. The price below includes this discount.
All prices are before tax and include applicable discounts.
Class no: 149434
English
USD 1,419
USD 1,744
Regular
USD 2,070

Virtual Classroom Training Information

2 daily LIVE sessions:
16:00-17:30 & 18:00-19:30 Beijing/Singapore
12:00-13:30 & 14:00-15:30 Dubai
9:00-10:30 & 11:00-12:30 Geneva/Paris
8:00-9:30 & 10:00-11:30 UTC

What you will learn

Upon completing this course you will be able to:

  • Recognize the Chicago Convention 1944, its importance for aviation and what led to bilateralism
  • Analyze and understand the Freedoms of the Air
  • Analyze and understand private international air law instruments on liability (Warsaw system and ground liability) and its provisions
  • Describe the concepts and provisions of code sharing, interlining and their respective agreements

Course content

The key topics that are covered during this course include:

  • Public International Air Law
    • The Chicago Convention 1944
    • Sovereignty and Freedoms of the Air
    • Multilateral agreement on international air transportation (Open Skies)
  • Private International Air Law (liability rules)
    • Warsaw and Montreal Conventions
    • Third party surface damage claims
    • Code share agreements and liability
    • International aviation security regimes

Who should attend

This course is recommended for:

  • Airline in-house counsel
  • Aviation lawyers in private practice
  • Government officials involved in the air transport sector
  • Lawyers in related fields seeking an understanding of the international aviation industry

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.

This course is a step toward earning an IATA Diploma in:

International Air Law Diploma

A comprehensive overview of the legal regimes applicable to all aspects of the aviation industry.

  • English
  • Español

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