Air Transport Regulations Issues (ATRI EN): Online

Air Transport Regulations Issues (ATRI EN): Online

ICAO Course


The Air Transport Regulations Issues online course provides a general overview of the fundamentals and complexities of regulatory regimes that are applicable to international air transport in such areas as competition, taxation of air transport operations and management of airports.

Course Description

This online course will help participants explore issues regarding the regulatory content of competition, and explore consumer concerns and passenger rights, and the protocols required for consumer protection. The course will help participants describe the resolutions and recommendations on the taxation of international air transport operations. The course will then help participants examine the limitations of efficient management of airports, such as slot allocation and night curfew, and discuss possible solutions to these areas. Finally, the course will help participants understand the liberalization principles and modes of supply of GATS. 

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of the course, participants will be able to:

  • Explore issues related to the regulatory content of competition, including: 

     - The aim and purpose of competition law  

     - Context and conditions of unfair competitive behaviours  

     - Regulatory challenges related to air transportation and competition law 

     - ICAO Guidelines regarding competition

  • Explore consumer concerns and passenger rights and the protocols that are set in place for consumer protection.  
  • Discuss the resolutions and recommendations on taxation of the operations of international air transport. 
  • Examine the limitations of each on the efficient management of airports, and discuss potential solutions, including: 

     - Ground Handling 

     - Slots Allocation 

     - Night Curfew 

     - Airport Privatization  

  • Outline the liberalization principles and modes of supply in the General Agreement on Trade in Services (GATS). 

Course Structure

  • Course Introduction
  • Module 1: Competition
  • Module 2: Passenger Rights
  • Module 3: Taxes
  • Module 4: Airport Operations

     - Ground Handling 

     - Slots Allocation 

     - Night Curfew 

     - Airport Privatization 

  • Module 5: Trade in Services
  • Final Exam

Primary Target Population

Primary target audience: 

This course caters to professionals working in a related field of air transport regulation within government and civil aviation authorities; air service negotiators; airline and airport officers and managers with the function of government and regulatory affairs; labour representatives; representatives of international organizations; professionals involved in aviation financing, tourism development and trade; academia; communications media practitioner; and air transport consultants.

Secondary target audience: 

This course will be useful for professionals in their early career development in the air transport industry or government civil aviation regulatory agencies. 


The Final Exam consists of 20 multiple-choice questions. You require a grade of 80% to pass, and you are allowed 3 attempts. Upon successful completion of the exam, you will receive ICAO’s e-Certificate.

Course Fee

400.00 USD
Women Discount: 10% off
CAA Employee: 300.00 USD
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Course Info
Language: English
Delivery Mode: Online
Duration: 6 Hours
Level: Technical