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AIRPORT SLOTS AND COORDINATION (Classroom, 3 days)
Due to the growth of air traffic some airports are experiencing a discrepancy between available airport capacity and demand. Coordination involves the allocation of constrained or limited airport capacity to airlines and other aircraft operators to ensure a viable airport and air transport operation. Coordination is also a process to maximize the efficient use of airport infrastructure.
This course will help you learn how to allocate and coordinate airport slots by applying IATA’s Worldwide Slot Guidelines (WSG), the accepted global standard for the policies, principles, and procedures of airport slot management. Learn how to apply the standard communication procedures from IATA’s Standard Schedules Information Manual (SSIM) to messages between airlines and slot coordinators.
- This classroom course provides 3 days (24 hours) of instruction delivered by an official IATA Instructor.
- Student performance will be based on an assessment
- There are no prerequisites for this course
- Recommended level is Entry-level and Intermediate
- The recommended level of language proficiency is ICAO Operational Level 4 for courses in English or the equivalent level for other languages.
What you will learn
Upon completing this course, you will be able to:
- Allocate slots according to the requirements and procedures for either facilitated (level 2) airports or coordinated (level 3) airports
- Apply the standard procedures for communication between airlines and slot coordinators
- Maximize your slot portfolio management capabilities
- Apply slot procedures and understand the impact of international rules and regulations
- Execute slot messages in compliance with SSIM Chapter 6
- Analyze capacity constraints and historic slot eligibility
- IATA Worldwide Slot Guidelines
- Principles of slot allocation
- Policy, demand and capacity
- Process of airport coordination
- Airport levels and their procedures
- International rules and regulations
- Capacity constraints and the slot process
- Complaints and rights of appeal
- SSIM Chapter 6
- Slot monitoring and coordination procedures
- Slot Historic List (SHL)
- Practical exercises
Who should attend
This course is recommended for:
- Airline slot managers and network staff
- Airport slot coordination staff
- Civil aviation staff
- Handling agents
- Airport staff
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.
*The educational programs of TÜV AUSTRIA ACADEMY are exempt from VAT, according to Law 2859/2000, article 22 par. 1