Airport Operation Fundamentals

IATA – International Air Transport Association, Canada

Course Outline

In a rapidly changing environment, airports must perform at their highest efficiency and safety. Understanding the fundamentals of the complex airport operation systems is the first step in achieving on-time performance and meeting the needs of all stakeholders.

In these challenging times, and with emerging competition from other airports and other modes of transportation, it is of utmost importance that airports recruit and provide employees and managers with the best available knowledge and skills.

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    Learner's Profile

    • Newcomers to the industry
    • Recently appointed airport staff
    • Travel industry staff

    Course Objectives

    Upon completing this course, you will:

    • Learn the history of aviation and understand the role airports play in economic development
    • Learn about the various airport customers and partners
    • Gain knowledge about the multiple operational and business functions of airports
    • Acquire tools to apply your knowledge and skills to the airport environment

    Key Topics:

    • Operational functions of the airport
    • Rescue, firefighting and other support services
    • Airport issues and challenges
    • The future of airports
    • Technological developments

    Course Content

    • Module 1 – Understanding the Airport
    • Module 2 – The Airport as an Operational System
    • Module 3 – Safety
    • Module 4 – Security
    • Module 5 – Support Services
    • Module 6 – Airport Issues and Challenges
    • Module 7 – The Future of Airports
    Entry Qualification
    • Suitable for: Undergraduates | Graduates | Working Professionals
    • Minimum Education Requirement: Grade 10, O-Level or equivalent
    Career Opportunities:
    • Work at any International airport across the world
    • Get employed by any Airline
    • Get employed by any Airport Ground Handling Agent
    Next Steps

    This course is a step toward earning an IATA Diploma in:

    •  Airport Operation Foundation Diploma

    Why WingsWay!
    • 2 Guaranteed International Airport Internships in UAE, with Internship Certificates
    • Guaranteed Internships at Travel Agencies & Cargo/Freight Forwarding Agencies
    • Job Application Assistance with all major airlines, airports & travel agencies
    • Trainers are experienced & qualified with industry specific work-experience
    • Additional focus on exam preparations with excellent passing record
    • Approved by Government Authorities (KHDA & DET – Dubai Economy & Tourism)
    • Classroom Sessions or Virtual Instructor Led Training option for students from across the World, with flexible timings
    • Modern classrooms & convenient locations
    • Scholarships | Special offers | Interest Free EMI options
    • Free membership to “WingsClub”, our ‘Loyalty Benefits Program’, providing exclusive Invitations to Events & Seminars, free lifetime consultation, free repeat training sessions, and other benefits.
    • Free Sessions: Career Counselling | Interview & CV Preparation | Grooming Session
    • Included: Practical Training on a real Boeing 737 Aircraft. Designed by our industry-expert Trainers, Aircraft Maintenance Engineer & Aviation Quality/Safety Specialist, this session provides access to the Cockpit including a walk-around the undercarriage, inside the Landing Gear compartment & Cargo-hold areas. On this day, you can ask what you always wanted to ask but did not know whom to ask!
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