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Airline Business Foundations

By: International Air Transport Association (IATA)


01 - 05 Aug, 2016  5 days

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USD 2,500

Understand how the airline industry works with this introduction to its commercial, financial and regulatory structures.

If you’re a new airline recruit or an aviation company with airline clients, this training course will bring you up to speed on key airline business practices to help you succeed in the industry. Learn about the internal organization of airlines, the airport environment, and the external bodies that regulate them to understand what shapes airline strategies.

What you will learn

This course will give you a solid understanding of:

  • An airline’s organizational structure
  • Airline business models and financial structure
  • Common terminology used throughout the industry
  • Legal and regulatory framework

Course Content

Airline finance and economics

  • Measuring traffic, capacity, revenue and cost
  • Airline profitability
  • Airline finance departments and what they do
  • Proration and interlining

Airline marketing strategies

  • How airlines conduct market analysis
  • Choosing destinations

Airline strategy and planning processes

  • Strategies and action plans
  • Performance measurement and the Balanced Score Card (BSC)
  • Network models

Airline cost structure

  • Operating vs. non-operating costs
  • Overview of fleet planning

Airport development and trends

  • Airport ownership and funding
  • Airport expansion

Environmental challenges

  • Sustainability
  • Environmental policy

Aviation industry overview

  • Regulatory structure
  • IATA priorities and the industry
  • Future trends

Who Should Attend?

This course is recommended for:

  • Representatives from aviation-related companies conducting business with airlines
  • Airline business unit managers seeking to learn more about an airlines organizational structure
  • Managers new to the aviation industry

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.

Singapore Aug 01 - 05 Aug, 2016
USD 2,500.00(Non-Member)
USD 2,125.00(Member)
USD 1,750.00(Developing Nations)
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