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IATA / Airline safety / Airline Operations / Airport

IATA Overview of the Air Transport System

Course by: International Air Transport Association

SKU: OATS082014

Price $130.00 CAD
# Seats

This course will provide you with an overview of the air transportation system and illustrate the interdependence among its components: airlines, airports, civil aviation authorities and air navigation services. You will explore the complex system which is required in order to carry passengers and goods from point A to point B, and the organizations, people and technologies that make the air transport industry safe and sustainable.

Course format

This course requires approximately 3 hours of study to be completed in 6 months from the purchase date (enrollment validity). After the enrollment validity expires, the users will not have access to the course content and will not be able to take the exam.

Student performance will be based on an examination.

What you will learn?  

Upon completion of this course you will be able to:  

  • Describe the missions, roles and responsibilities of airlines, airports, civil aviation authorities (CAA) and air navigation services (ANS)
  • Explain the role of ICAO and the major world aviation organizations
  • Describe correlations and interdependencies between the components of the air transportation system
  • Summarize current issues impacting the air transportation system

Course Content  

  • Air transportation system
  • World aviation organizations
  • Fundamentals of:
    • Airline operations
    • Airport operations
    • Air navigation services
    • Civil aviation authorities

Certificate Awarded  

Upon successful completion of the exam, you will be awarded an e-Certificate available for you to print for your records. 

Exam information  

  • Non-supervised online-based exam. Exam can be taken any time at your convenience.
  • You will be given 1 hour to complete 20 multiple choice questions
  • Passing grade is 70% correct answers
  • You will be given 2 attempts to successfully complete the final exam.