Some 5, 000 aviation workers will be the beneficiaries of free online training courses that will be offered by the International Air Transport Association (IATA). This is part of IATA’s effort to support the travel industry as it grapples with the COVID- 19 pandemic.
“Aviation will make it through the COVID-19 crisis. That’s because, as with past crises, the many great people of this industry will pull together to face the challenges head-on. In a salute to the women and men of this industry, IATA is making a small contribution to support the sector’s recovery with free training. These are tough times but we wanted to see the opportunity of the future, and what better way than through learning,” said Stéphanie Siouffi, IATA’s Director of Training.
The courses will be available on a first come, first served bases for the 5, 000 online training opportunities. The courses are available to current employees and those wishing to be a part of the aviation or related industries. Interested participants have a choice of the following courses;
- Aviation Competition Law
- Destination Geography
- Travel Agency Fees: A Professional Approach
- Accounting and Financial Management for Travel Agencies
- Geography in Travel Planning
- Distribution and Airline Retailing
- Diversity and Inclusion
- Aviation Law – Fundamentals
Applications must be received before 27 April 2020. To learn more or register for an online course, please click https://www.iata.org/en/training/pages/free-elearning-promo/