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IATA - Embry-Riddle US Aviation Law Diploma

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IATA in partnership with Embry Riddle Aeronautical University (ERAU), have combined their expertise in aviation and continuing education to offer a Diploma in U.S Aviation Law. The diploma provides a comprehensive overview of U.S. regulation and legislation, and their application to aviation. Through a series of four courses, participants will be introduced to administrative law and the role of the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) in the rule making process, the FAA enforcement process, and role of NTSBs in the appeals process. You will also have an in-depth review of airline contractual agreements, international air law, aviation insurance protocols and coverage.

What will you learn

    Upon completion of this diploma you will be able to:

  • Understand the legal and regulatory environment as it pertains to the airline industry
  • Understand the framework of government regulations which govern Part 121 airline operations
  • Demonstrate the creation, drafting and management principles of aviation contracts
  • Identify legal factors in purchasing insurance coverage and how hull and liability risks are insured

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Key Topics

  • Aviation regulatory and legal environment
  • Framework of Department of Transportation (DOT) and FAA regulations
  • Ground handling, catering, outsourcing and aircraft/engine purchase agreements
  • Aviation insurance types, claims management, financing and leasing
  • How to obtain your diploma

    1. Register for the four required courses online
    2. Complete all four courses
    3. Contact the IATA Training team

      Who should attend

      • Airline, aircraft and aviation lawyers and legal professionals
      • U.S. and international legal counselors and advisors
      • Government affairs representatives
      • Aircraft leasing and finance executives

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