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3-day (24 hours) classroom course
Learn how to use the IATA Standard Ground Handling Agreement (2018) to its fullest potential as a commercial agreement and services description document for line maintenance services. This course covers the respective parts of the SGHA and shows you how to write Annex B according to the frame of the main agreement and the regulatory requirements for line maintenance.
Course code: TAPG-55
- Participants should have prior knowledge of Line maintenance and airport services business.
- 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
To arrange in-house training for your company, please complete the in-house training request form
or contact the Training Specialist
in your region.
On completion of this course you will be able to:
- Identify the differences between the 2023 and previous versions
- Analyze articles in the main agreement to find opportunities and risks
- Recognize and understand the services and descriptions of sections in Annex A
- Derive and write an Annex B according to business and operational requirements
The key topics that are covered during this course include:
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- Standard Ground Handling Agreement
- History and legal framework for the SGHA
- Version’s overview: 2013-2023
- Liability, as in Article 8 of the main agreement
- Article 11 of the main agreement
- Operations safety
- Duration and termination terms
- Review of Annex A and B & Interpretation of all sections and paragraphs
- MRO Topics
- EASA Appendix XI to AMC 708 (c) - contract requirements and EASA part M
- EU regulation for access to EU Community
- Airports and IOSA 1.11.2
- Concession fee and tax
- Contract administration
- Other elements that have influence on line maintenance services and contracting
- Changes in 2023 version compared to 2018 version
This course is recommended for:
- Airline and MRO Buyers, Sellers and Contract Managers
- Continuing Airworthiness Managers
- Commercial, Agreement Performance and Service Quality Managers
- Legal and Finance experts
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.