Air Travel & Related Studies Centre

International Air Cargo Management

Program Type


Program Duration

2 Years

Program Intake

Intake in Progress

Program Description

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) and the International Air Transport Association (IATA).

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.

Study Areas

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.


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.

Entry Requirements

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

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