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Air Transport Fundamentals

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About

This course will provide you with an overview of the air transportation system that illustrates the interdependence among its components: airlines, airports, civil aviation authorities and air navigation services.

Course format

This course is available in textbook and e-textbook format. Enrol at an Authorized Training Center to study these materials with the help of a local trainer, or alternatively you can choose to study these materials on your own.
  • This course requires approximately 45 hours of study to be completed in 12 months from the purchase date (enrollment validity). After the enrollment validity expires, the users will not have access to the course content and will not be able to take the exam.
  • Student performance will be based on an examination. Please refer to the Exam Information below for more details.

What you will learn

Upon completing this course you will be able to:

  • 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

  • Overview of the air transport system
  • Aviation law
  • 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 service (ANS) providers
  • Impact of technology on air transportation
  • The future of air transportation

Download the course outline

Who should attend

This course is recommended for:

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

Certificate awarded

An IATA Certificate is awarded upon successful completion of the final examination.

Exam information

Please read the General Information on Partner-taught / Self-study exams, and check the Course edition list for exams when booking your exam.

Additional information

Further training

Graduates of this course can apply for the Harvard ManageMentor© (HMM) distance learning program at a special graduate price.

iPad package
Select any 4 Aviation Courses in e-textbook format and receive them with a free iPad.

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