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Airline Contract Law (Classroom, 4 days)


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About

Gain good understanding of typical airline contracts and their effects on airline operations. Understand the differences between the two main legal systems - Civil Law and Common Law and their different approaches to contract drafting. Practice and develop good drafting skills and become familiar with some of the most common contract clauses, risk areas and mitigation tools.

This course is available at IATA Training Centers, Regional Training Partner locations, and on-demand as in-company training.

Course format

  • This classroom course provides 4 days (32 hours) of instruction delivered by an official IATA Instructor.
  • Student performance will be based on an assessment

Prerequisites

  • Participants should have at least 3 years of experience in their area of expertise.
  • Recommended level is Management and Professional
  • The recommended level of language proficiency is ICAO Operational Level 4 for courses in English or equivalent for other languages.

Next class

Aug 07 - Aug 10, 2018 - United States, Miami (IATA, ACCET Accredited)
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What you will learn

Upon completing this course you will be able to:

  • Identify the characteristics of the Common Law Legal System and the Civil Law Legal system
  • Demonstrate sound knowledge of the basics of contract law and good drafting practices
  • Describe and practice typical contract clauses
  • Review, analyse and understand the concepts of the most common airline related agreements
  • Demonstrate sound risk awareness and efficient handling of legal risk allocation tools

Course content

  • Context of International Air Law
  • Procurement, contract process and drafting
  • Risk allocation (liability, indemnity, warranties, etc.)
  • Airline conditions of carriage
  • Marketing and distribution
  • Interline agreements
  • Codeshare agreements
  • Maintenance and catering agreements
  • Jet fuel purchase agreements
  • Ground handling agreements
  • Dry, wet and damp leases
  • Charter agreements
  • Blocked space agreements

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Who should attend

This course is recommended for:

  • Airline in-house counsel
  • Aviation lawyers in private practice
  • Professional Airline Managers
  • Airport and other aviation professionals who deal with airline contractual issues
  • Legal professionals who want more knowledge in the fields of aviation and airlines

Certificate awarded

An IATA Certificate of Completion is awarded to participants obtaining a grade of 70% or higher on all exercises and exams. A special distinction is awarded to participants obtaining a grade of 90% or higher.

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

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

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