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IATA - ENAC Advanced Master in Airline Operations

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IATA and the Ecole Nationale de l’Aviation Civile (ENAC) have partnered to offer a degree program for airline operations professionals. The Advanced Master in Airline Operations combines operational expertise and comprehensive academic rigor.

What will you learn

Participants will be awarded an IATA-ENAC degree upon successful completion of the following courses:

Improving safety

Module 1: Airline Business Models and Competitive Strategies -Virtual Simulation Program
Understand what it takes to lead an airline to success through this dynamic learning environment in this 5-day course, which will help you test your management skills and strategic thinking. You will be able to run your own airline and decide on the network, fleet, schedule, marketing and revenue management. You will be competing with other airlines for market share and profitability with real-life scenarios.

Module 2: Airlines Flight Operations and Optimization
Conduct safe and optimized aircraft operations. Optimize flights through fuel transportation or alternate scenarios. Review main regulations and learn how to use an operations manual.

Module 3: Aviation Fuel Management and Carbon Trading for Aviation
Analyze your fuel and carbon budget and propose solutions to improve your cost management structure. Analyze hedging solutions to reduce fuel cost. Analyze carbon market dynamics, strategies and pricing.

Module 4: Aircraft Turnaround Coordination and Load Supervision
Lead your ramp team to the consistent servicing and turnaround of multiple aircraft types. Learn the essential technical procedures for aircraft handling and loading to optimize the use of ground service equipment and manpower. This course also provides steps for building a safety culture and ensuring consistent on-time performance (OTP).

Improving operational efficiency

Module 5: Information System and Data Intelligence
Providing a comprehensive view of the airline operations needs in terms of Information Technology (IT) and communication systems.

Module 6: Safety Management Systems
Guidelines to align your operations with ICAO annex 19 SMS provisions and comply with industry requirements for personnel licensing, operation of aircraft and more. The systematic SMS approach ensures both safer operations and improved overall efficiency by managing organizational structure, staff accountabilities, policies and procedures. Developed in accordance with ICAO principles, this course helps you fulfill SMS requirements and establish a functional SMS within your operations.

Module 7: Emergency Response Planning (ERP) and Crisis Communications and Media Management
Learn how to define and run an ERP within an airline. Review regulatory requirements and define an organization of an ERP (roles, responsibilities, procedures). Identify areas for improvement in an emergency response situation. Recognize media pressure points to present information that protect corporate image.

Module 8: Aviation Security

Improving general awareness to better manage operations

Module 9: Human Factors in Aviation
Gain an overview of human factors in aviation and key reference documents and methodology. Manage the consequences and organizational impact of human factors for all aviation roles: pilots, flight crews, air traffic controllers, CAA, airport and aircraft maintenance staff, aircraft manufacturers and meteorologists.

Module 10: Aircraft Maintenance
Understand the workings and implications of a maintenance organization. Review a Maintenance Review Board (MRB) process. Analyze MSG-3 with the definition of the categories and the economic approach. Review Operator Maintenance Program (OMP) and Operator Exposition Manual (OEM).

Module 11; Aircraft Airworthiness and Air Carrier Certification
Gain knowledge and skills to manage aircraft certification and continuing airworthiness as per the current ICAO Annexes, regulations, and FAA, JAA, EASA requirements. Evaluate flight safety documents and compliance of manuals, logs, and records.

Module 12: Training (Crew and MRO –Maintenance, Repair & Overhaul)
Evaluate processes and infrastructures for the training of pilots, flight attendants, and mechanics. Describe the sequence for pilot training from ab initio to type rating, typical pilot training organization, infrastructure, tools, and program. Evaluate current and future trends, such as mobile learning, blended learning, etc.

Who should attend

This program is recommended for:

  • Flight operations managers
  • Ground operations managers
  • Airline local representatives
  • Pilots

Additional information

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The program will take place at the following locations:

  • ENAC Campus
    • Toulouse, France
  • IATA Training Centers in Europe:
    • Geneva, Switzerland
    • Frankfurt, Germany
    • Amsterdam, Netherlands

Courses will be jointly conducted by IATA instructors and university professors. Participants meet twelve times according to the university’s academic calendar.

The Advanced Master in Airline Operations program is scheduled once a year. The total cost for the program is USD 22,000.

Module Description Course dates Course venue
Introduction
Module 1 Airline Business Models and Competitive Strategies -Virtual Simulation Program January 14-18, 2019

Toulouse

Improving Operational Efficiency
Module 2 Airline Flight Operations and Optimization February 18-22, 2019 Amsterdam
Module 3 Aviation Fuel Management and Carbon Trading for Aviation March 18-22, 2019 Frankfurt
Module 4 Aircraft Turnaround Coordination and Load Supervision April 22-26, 20198 Geneva
Module 5 Information System and Data Intelligence June 10-14, 2019 Toulouse
Improving Safety
Module 6 Safety Management Systems July 15-19, 2019 Frankfurt
Module 7 Emergency Response Planning (ERP) and Crisis Communications and Media Management August 26-30, 2019 Geneva
Module 8 Aviation Security September 23-27, 2019 Amsterdam
Module 9 Human Factors in Aviation October 21-25, 2019 Frankfurt
Improving General Awareness to Better Manage Operations
Module 10 Aircraft Maintenance November 18-22, 2019 Geneva
Module 11 Aircraft Airworthiness and Air Carrier Certification December 16-20, 2019 Amsterdam
Module 12 Training (Crew and MRO –Maintenance, Repair & Overhaul) January 20-24, 2020 Toulouse

 

Note: The program schedule and structure are subject to change.

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