IATA's virtual classroom training courses provide real-time instructor-led learning taught by highly-experienced IATA instructors in an online setting. Participants can interact, communicate, view and discuss presentations, and engage with learning resources while working in groups through this guided learning experience.

To best accommodate our students around the world, our virtual classes are scheduled in several time zones.

Regional time zones

Choose the regional time zone that best fits into your schedule:

  • Americas (including the Caribbean) - Virtual Session Americas (IATA)
    Virtual classroom courses will begin at the earliest at 10 am and end no later than 8 pm (UTC-5);
    e.g. Seattle 07:00-17:00, Lima 09:00-19:00, Montreal 10:00-20:00, Buenos Aires 11:00-21:00, London 15:00-01:00
  • Asia (including North Asia, South Asia, Asia Pacific and Oceania) - Virtual Session Asia (IATA)
    Virtual classroom courses will begin at the earliest at 10 am and end no later than 7 pm (UTC+8)
    e.g. Dubai 06:00-15:00, New Delhi 07:30-16:30, Beijing 10:00-19:00, Singapore 10:00-19:00, Sydney 12:00-21:00, Auckland 14:00-23:00
  • Europe, Middle East & Africa - Virtual Session EMEA (IATA)
    Virtual classroom coursesw will begin at the earliest at 9 am and end no later than 6 pm (UTC+2)
    e.g. London 08:00-17:00, Geneva 09:00-18:00, Dubai: 11:00-20:00, New Delhi 12:30-21:30, Beijing 15:00-24:00, Singapore 15:00-24:00

You'll find the exact timing for your virtual classroom course by clicking on "View more details".

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Virtual classroom session times

Each virtual classroom course will indicate it's specific timing, but we wanted to give you an idea of what you can expect to find as typical course schedules:

  • Every day 10am – 11:30am and 1pm – 4pm UTC +8
  • Wed, Fri and Mon, 10am – 11:30am and 1pm – 4pm UTC +8
  • Wed 10am – 11:30am, Fri 2pm – 4 pm and Mon 10am – 11:30am and 1pm – 4pm UTC +8

 

Not sure about the UTC times?
See the list below of common UTC times ( Check your current UTC time). We've chosen to display times at each of our Training Center locations.

City, Country

UTC

DST

Sydney, Australia

+10:00

+11:00†††

Seoul, Republic of Korea

+09:00

 

Tokyo, Japan

+09:00

 

Beijing, China

+08:00

 

Hong Kong SAR, China

+08:00

 

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

+08:00

 

Shanghai, China

+08:00

 

Singapore

+08:00

 

Taipei, Chinese Taipei

+08:00

 

Bangkok, Thailand

+07:00

 

New Delhi, India

+05:30

 

Dubai, United Arab Emirates

+04:00

 

Muscat, Oman

+04:00

+03:00††

Istanbul, Turkey

+03:00

+02:00*

Jeddah, Saudi Arabia

+03:00

+02:00*

Nairobi, Kenya

+03:00

+02:00*

Amman, Jordan

+03:00

+02:00*

Athens, Greece

+03:00

+02:00*

Johannesburg, South Africa

+02:00

 

Tel Aviv, Israel

+03:00

+02:00*

Amsterdam, Netherlands

+02:00

+01:00*

Brussels, Belgium

+02:00

+01:00*

Budapest, Hungary

+02:00

+01:00*

Frankfurt, Germany

+02:00

+01:00*

Geneva, Switzerland

+02:00

+01:00*

Lagos, Nigeria

+02:00

 

Madrid, Spain

+02:00

+01:00*

Milan, Italy

+02:00

+01:00*

Paris, France

+02:00

+01:00*

Stockholm, Sweden

+02:00

+01:00*

Yaounde, Cameroon

+01:00

 

UTC

±00:00

 

Dakar, Senegal

±00:00

 

London, United Kingdom

±00:00

+01:00

Buenos Aires, Argentina

−03:00

 

Sao Paulo, Brazil

−03:00

 

Santiago, Chile

−04:00

−03:00

Santo Domingo, Dominical Republic

−04:00

 

Trinidad & Tobago

−04:00

 

Bogota, Colombia

−05:00

 

Lima, Peru

−05:00

 

Miami, USA

−05:00

-04:00

Montreal, Canada

05:00

-04:00‡‡‡

Panama City, Panama

−05:00

 

Mexico City, Mexico

−06:00

−05:00‡‡

Daylight Savings Time (DST) adjustments

 

 

Start of DST

End of DST

*

Last Sunday in March, 02:00

Last Sunday in October, 03:00

**

Last Sunday in March, 03:00

Last Sunday in October, 04:00

***

Friday after the last Thursday in March, 00:00

Last Friday in October, 01:00

Last Sunday in March, 01:00

Last Sunday in October, 02:00

††

Friday before the last Sunday in March, 02:00

Last Sunday in October, 02:00

†††

1st Sunday in October, 02:00

1st Sunday in April, 03:00

2nd Sunday in August, 00:00

2nd Sunday in May, 00:00

‡‡

1st Sunday in April, 02:00

Last Sunday in October, 02:00

‡‡‡

Sunday, March 8, 2020, 02:00

Sunday, November 1, 2020, 02:00