INTERNATIONAL AIR GARGO MANAGEMENT

Course Duration

2 Years

Course Objectives

To train highly qualified personnel who will meet the international Airport standards and regulations for the growing Freight and Forwarding Industry as well as the Airline industry. This is to ensure efficiency safety and security of the airport and cargo transportation as per the Requirements of the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO), the International Air Transport Association (IATA) and International Federation of Freight Forwarders (FIATA).

Course Outline

International Airport Operations

-Understanding the Airport & its challenges.

-Airport Security.

-The Future of Airports.

-Flight Dispatch.

-Principles of Navigation.

-Meteorology & Radio telephony.

-Weight and Balance and Air Law.

-Human Factors.

International Cargo Introductory

-The Air Cargo Agency Industry Regulations.

-Air Cargo acceptance & Handling Facilities.

-The Aircraft Loading Principle and Booking Procedures.

-Air Cargo Rates and Charges.

International Dangerous Goods Regulations

-Applicability and Limitations of dangerous goods regulations.

-Classifications and identification of dangerous goods.

-Marking, labeling & Packing of dangerous goods.

-Shipping of radioactive Material.

-International Cargo Rating.

International Cargo Rating

-Review of the basic Air Cargo rating principle.

-Construction rates (Add on Amounts) & currency regulations.

-Combination of rates and charges & unit load devices.

-Mixed consignments.

Ground Operations Management

-Roles and Duties of a Station Manager.

-Airline/ Airport Security.

-Fraud Prevention

-Baggage Handling Management

-People Management

International Airline Marketing

-Market segmentation & Research.

-Aircraft Operating costs and profitability.

-The promotional Mix.

-Distributing and Marketing Planning.

-Marketing Effectiveness audit.

-Airline Pricings.

Other Subjects For All The Levels

-Computer Application Packages

-Two Foreign Languages

Career Opportunities

-Airline Cargo Agents

-General Cargo Reservation and Acceptance staff

-Clearing and Forwarding officers of Shipping Companies

-Air traffic Control Officers

-Ground handling officers

-Airline marketing officers

-Non-government organizations

 

 Examination Bodies

-International Air Transport Association (IATA)

-International Federation of Freight Forwarders Association (FIATA)

 

Industrial Attachment

Students pursuing International Air Cargo Management will be required to attend an industrial attachment for a period of 3 months at the end of the course.