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IATA RTP | Turkish Aviation Academy - Istanbul, Turkey

​​​​​Regional Training Partner

Enjoy all the benefits of IATA Training at the Turkish Aviation Academy (TAA) in Istanbul. In a dynamic and global industry, solid credentials and up-to-date knowledge are critical for success.    ​

TAA offers industry-leading classroom courses and diploma programs in aviation management delivered by IATA instructors with IATA course material. The program offers aviation professionals in Europe the latest training on all matters of concern to the industry from both a global and regional perspective.



Practical information​

Getting here

TAA is located at Gate B of Atatürk Airport. The location of the Training Academy allows for easy observation of Turkish Airlines’ best practices first-hand​​. 

Turkish Aviation Academy (TAA)
Atatürk Airport Gate B​
Yesilkoy, Bakirkoy
Istanbul, Turkey
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Tel:+90 212-463-6363: ext. 14257; 12360; or 13101


Please see a list of recommended hotels that are close to the airport, and training center.

Onsite facilities​​

TAA has 22 classrooms and a conference room with capacity of 120 seats.


Extend your visit to Istanbul and explore what the city has to offer. Visit the official tourism website for more information.


​​For more information, visit TAA’s website or contact TAA​ 

Turkish Aviation Academy schedule

July - 2018
 Position training at the heart of organizational growth and improvement. Management of Training (Classroom, 5 days)
Turkey, Istanbul (TKAA-RTP)
30 Jul - 3 Aug
This comprehensive course covers all operational topics required for category 3 staff. ULD Operations (Classroom, 3 days)
Turkey, Istanbul (TKAA-RTP)
30 Jul - 1 Aug

August - 2018
Learn about the design, implementation and optimization of an Emergency Response Plan (ERP) according to industry practice and regulatory requirements. Emergency Planning and Response for Airlines (Classroom, 3 days)
Turkey, Istanbul (TKAA-RTP)
6 Aug - 8 Aug
 Learn how to implement and integrate risk management within your organization and achieve effective internal controls with practical risk treatment action plans. Risk Management Implementation (Classroom, 5 days)
Turkey, Istanbul (TKAA-RTP)
6 Aug - 10 Aug
 Systematically design, develop, implement, and evaluate training using an instructional design model. Instructional Design (Classroom, 5 days)
Turkey, Istanbul (TKAA-RTP)
13 Aug - 17 Aug
 Learn key route forecasting and scheduling techniques that will help you get the best use of your aircraft resources and fleet. Network, Fleet and Schedule Planning (Classroom, 5 days)
Turkey, Istanbul (TKAA-RTP)
13 Aug - 17 Aug

September - 2018
 Confidently apply instructional design principles and instructional techniques to design and deliver an IATA Dangerous Goods Regulations training program. Professional Skills for DGR Instructors - Categories 1,2,3,6 (Classroom, 5 days)
Turkey, Istanbul (TKAA-RTP)
3 Sep - 7 Sep
Build on your existing instructional skills, giving you multiple opportunities to evaluate and improve the way you design, conduct, and evaluate a training event. Train the Trainer (Classroom, 3 days)
Turkey, Istanbul (TKAA-RTP)
10 Sep - 12 Sep
This course provides instruction on problem solving and corrective action plan processes you can immediately apply within your organization to start making improvements to your operational performance. Root Cause Analysis (Classroom, 5 days)
Turkey, Istanbul (TKAA-RTP)
10 Sep - 14 Sep
 Marketing concepts for customer acquisition and retention, including: commercial strategy development, product management, market research techniques and distribution channels. Airline Marketing - Advanced (Classroom, 4 days)
Turkey, Istanbul (TKAA-RTP)
17 Sep - 20 Sep
Gain the knowledge needed to bring out the best in the people you manage Managing People Performance (Classroom, 5 days)
Turkey, Istanbul (TKAA-RTP)
24 Sep - 28 Sep
 Gain clarity on the main aviation insurance conventions and protocols, types of coverage available, and practices for insuring hull and liability risks. Law of Aviation Insurance (Classroom, 3 days)
Turkey, Istanbul (TKAA-RTP)
24 Sep - 26 Sep

October - 2018
 Learn the essentials of civil aviation management. Civil Aviation Management (Classroom, 5 days)
Turkey, Istanbul (TKAA-RTP)
1 Oct - 5 Oct
Align your flight operations with regulatory requirements and learn how to manage recruitment and training. Introduction to Flight Operations Management (Classroom, 5 days)
Turkey, Istanbul (TKAA-RTP)
1 Oct - 5 Oct
 Learn methods for calculating the financial performance of different routes, forecasting cost and revenue drivers, and planning for the future development of your network. Route Forecasting and Development (Classroom, 4 days)
Turkey, Istanbul (TKAA-RTP)
8 Oct - 11 Oct
 Learn how to evaluate the complex baggage handling system, from check-in to baggage claim, with the aim of maximizing efficiency and enhancing customer service. Baggage Handling Services and Systems (Classroom, 3 days)
Turkey, Istanbul (TKAA-RTP)
8 Oct - 10 Oct
Prepare for each phase of a negotiation process, and determine both short-term and long-term costs of negotiating. International Negotiation Skills (Classroom, 5 days)
Turkey, Istanbul (TKAA-RTP)
15 Oct - 19 Oct
 Financial and legal fundamentals to help you choose, draft, and negotiate an aircraft acquisition agreement. Aircraft Acquisition and Financing (Classroom, 4 days)
Turkey, Istanbul (TKAA-RTP)
22 Oct - 25 Oct

November - 2018
 Learn about human performance, including assessing needs, work interactions, improvements, techniques, and cultural elements. Training Needs Assessment (Classroom, 3 days)
Turkey, Istanbul (TKAA-RTP)
5 Nov - 7 Nov
 Leveraging IATA know-how look deeper into economic and policy developments affecting the global air transport industry. Examine Financial Forecasts, Industry Outlooks, profitability, regulations. Air Transport Economics (Classroom, 5 days)
Turkey, Istanbul (TKAA-RTP)
5 Nov - 9 Nov
 Gain a comprehensive overview of the air transportation industry plus management and presentation skills to boost your career. Air Transportation Management (Classroom, 5 days)
Turkey, Istanbul (TKAA-RTP)
12 Nov - 16 Nov
Test your management skills and strategic thinking to run your own airline and decide on the network, fleet, schedule, marketing and revenue management. Airline Business Models and Competitive Strategies (Classroom, 5 days) Virtual Simulation Program
Turkey, Istanbul (TKAA-RTP)
12 Nov - 16 Nov
Learn the foundations of Safety Performance Indicators (SPIs), and how to practically develop them, integration of safety objectives, SPIs and safety performance targets. Safety Performance Indicators (Classroom, 3 days)
Turkey, Istanbul (TKAA-RTP)
27 Nov - 29 Nov

December - 2018
This course provides an introduction to QMS components and objectives that you can establish within your operations. Quality Management (QMS) for Airlines (Classroom, 4 days)
Turkey, Istanbul (TKAA-RTP)
3 Dec - 6 Dec
 Techniques to generate passenger traffic amidst increasing competition. This course uses a competency-based approach to develop your skills as a strategic airline sales professional. Airline Sales and Key Account Management (Classroom, 4 days)
Turkey, Istanbul (TKAA-RTP)
3 Dec - 6 Dec
 Strengthen your understanding of air service agreements and public and international air law. International Air Law for Lawyers and Legal Professionals (Classroom, 5 days)
Turkey, Istanbul (TKAA-RTP)
10 Dec - 14 Dec
This train-the-trainer course lets you practice teaching techniques that will make your CRM training effective and motivating for your students. Crew Resource Management for Instructors (CRMI) - (Classroom, 3 days)
Turkey, Istanbul (TKAA-RTP)
17 Dec - 19 Dec
Learn how to participate in an aircraft accident and serious incident investigation in accordance with ICAO Annex 13 Standards Airline Safety Investigation (Classroom, 5 days)
Turkey, Istanbul (TKAA-RTP)
17 Dec - 21 Dec

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