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Finance Academy

Be prepared for the future of Finance!

Thanks to technology, Finance will engage in more value-adding activities and become a strategic business partner. Be a driver of this transformation and digitalization of the airline business and help your airline become a high performing finance organization (HIPO).

Learn more and go on a journey to the Future of Airline Finance


Finance Academy

The IATA Finance Academy has been developed as part of the High Performing Finance Organizations (HIPO) Program.


  1. Contribute to the airline's digital transformation
  2. Reach new heights by developing your management and soft skills in projects and processes, airline business transformation, the use of new technologies, decision support and analytics
  3. Develop highly demanded technical skills in payment, liquidity planning, aircraft financing, cost or enterprise risk management
  4. Take an active role in helping Finance streamline and automate transactional tasks and engage in more value-adding activities
  5. Expand your view on key airline business challenges and become a strategic business partner

Target Audience

  • Airline professionals in Finance, Distribution, Marketing, E-commerce, Purchasing, Procurement, Fuel, IT and Project Management

Key topics

  1. Digitalization of the airline business
  2. Using data for decision-making
  3. Partnering with the business to accelerate performance
  4. New and specialized technical skills
  5. Manage projects, change and business transformation


  • A university degree in finance, accounting, business administration or economics
  • At least 2 years work experience in airline finance (not necessarily in the Finance department)

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