Tax Planning and Compliance for International Airline Professionals (LIVE virtual classroom)



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Did you know that in the past 5 years, 22 participants from 8 countries have taken this course with IATA?

About the course

3-day (18 hours) LIVE virtual classroom course

IATA Aeronautical Information Management (AIM) aviation training course

IATA’s Tax Planning and Compliance for International Airline Professionals course will provide you with the insight and knowledge on direct and indirect taxation related to the aviation sector, as well as the tax treatment of flight and cabin crew members. You will learn about the basic tax principles applying to the airline industry, the various tax touchpoints across an air journey, the current complexities relevant to taxation in the aviation industry and the necessary skills to identify critical issues to mitigate the tax risks your business may face.

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Course code: TALG-16-VC

Course format

  • The live sessions of this virtual classroom course are delivered by an official IATA Instructor.
  • The course will take you approximately 18 hours to complete and be held over 3 consecutive days.
  • There will be 3 live interactive virtual classroom sessions per day, each sessions 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

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  • 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 B2B Training Specialist 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

Tax Planning and Compliance for International Airline Professionals (LIVE virtual classroom)

Virtual Session Americas (IATA)
18 - 20 November, 2024
Register before Aug 18, 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: 201110
USD 930
USD 1,195
USD 1,328

What you will learn

Upon completion of this course you will be able to:

  • Apply the general principles of direct taxation in the context of the aviation industry
  • Explain the main types of indirect taxation in the airline industry
  • Manage and improve airlines’ tax compliance
  • Apply skills and best practices to airlines’ day-to-day tax issues
  • Get insights and understand IATA’s advocacy related to industry taxation

Course content

The key topics that are covered during this course include:

  • Direct tax
  • Indirect tax
  • Tax treatment of flight and cabin crew members

Who should attend

This course is recommended for:

  • Airline tax professionals of entry-level and mid-level and professionals with extensive background of the airline industry with limited tax field knowledge or experience.

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.

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