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Air Transport Fundamentals

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Study how the air transportation system relates to airlines, airports, Civil Aviation Authorities and Air Navigation Services.

Available as: Distance Learning course
Duration: 40-45 hours plus 3 hours for exam
Recommended level: Entry-level and Professional
Prerequisites: None

What you will learn

  • Apply your knowledge and skills in the aviation industry and make more effective decisions for your organisation
  • Become a more valuable employee or potential employee by having a thorough knowledge of the air transport industry, its function and role
  • Provide insight into current trends and issues in civil aviation, such as aviation safety and security, law and new technology

Key topics

  • Role and function of world aviation organizations
  • Role and function of Civil Aviation Authorities (CAAs)
  • Role and function of airlines
  • Role and function of airports
  • Role and function of Air Navigation Services (ANS) providers

Who should attend

This course is recommended for:

  • Junior-level managers in all fields of aviation
  • Managers entering the aviation industry

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

Additional information


This course if offered in the following formats:

1. Textbook. candidates will receive the training material in paper-based format. To enroll, click on the "enroll" button below.

2. eBook: training material available in electronic format readable in all computers and portable electonic devices. Benefit from discounted rates and save on shipping! eBook pricelist and application form: Register here.

3. With Harvard ManageMentor modules: more information.

4. Customers may contact us for more information.

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