Develop a better and balanced understanding of the challenges that the aviation industry faces as a result of insufficient airport infrastructure across all regions of the world. Over 3 days you will learn the principles that have been developed to meet an ever-growing demand in a fair, transparent and neutral way, while promoting the most efficient use of airport capacity.
This course is available at IATA Training Centers, Regional Training Partner locations, and on-demand as in-house training.
- This classroom course provides 3 days (24 hours) of instruction delivered by an official IATA Instructor.
- Student performance will be based on an assessment
- Participants are expected to review the IATA Slots policy pages and be familiar with the latest industry developments before attending the course.
- Recommended level is Management and Professional
- The recommended level of language proficiency is ICAO Operational Level 4 for courses in English or the equivalent level for other languages.
There are currently no scheduled classes. Check back later for updates or contact us to arrange a class in your company.
What you will learn
Upon completing this course you will be able to:
- Describe the vast array of challenges posed by lack of sufficient airport infrastructure
- Detail the principles and objectives of the Worldwide Slot Guidelines (WSG)
- Advocate for better optimization of scarce airport capacity
- Explain how global airport schedule planning impacts connectivity, competition, and consumer benefits of aviation.
- Justify the need for transparency, flexibility, certainty, consistency and sustainability in airport capacity allocation
- Current and future state of the industry
- Worldwide Slot Guidelines
- Airport slot allocation
- Airline network planning
- Managing capacity and coordination committees
- Slot performance monitoring
- How transparency, flexibility, certainty, consistency and sustainability all benefit the consumer
- Slot allocation simulation exercise
Who should attend
This course is recommended for:
- Civil Aviation Authorities
- Heads of Slots policy, Slot managers
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:
About IATA Classroom Training
We train more than 30,000 aviation professionals annually through our global network of IATA Training Centers, Regional Training Partners, and in private in-house sessions. Our 350+ classroom courses are developed using IATA’s unique industry insight and delivered by IATA Instructors, experts in their fields. More
Graduates of this course can apply for the Harvard ManageMentor© (HMM) distance learning program at a special graduate price.