Air Transport Economics for Airport Professionals (ATEAP EN): Online

Air Transport Economics for Airport Professionals (ATEAP EN): Online

ICAO Course


This Air Transport Economics for Airport Professionals Online Course will provide an understanding on the fundemantal principles of air transport economics,practical guidance to airport administration and operations, , in order to assist in the efficient economic and financial management of airports.

Course Description

The Air Transport Economics for Airport Professionals Online Course (7h ) will provide an understanding of fundamental principles of air transport economics and practical guidance to airport administration and operations from the economic perspective, in order to assist in the efficient management of airports.

Learning Objectives

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

  • Describe the characteristics of air transport services, non-scheduled international air transport services, and passenger rights, and their contribution to the commercial international air transport market. 
  • Identify the common traffic rights utilized in international air transport and how they contribute to the smooth functioning of the global air transport market.
  • Describe State’s responsibilities for different forms of airport ownership, and the best practices of good corporate governance of airports.
  • Identify appropriate forms of economic oversight of airports to achieve a balance between the interests of airports and public policy objectives such as ensuring the non-discrimination and transparency in the application of charges.
  • Explain regulations and ways to optimize key airport operations.
  • Become familiar with the use of best practices in economic and financial management to attain an airport’s strategic goals, and to improve the transparency, efficiency and cost-effectiveness of airport services and infrastructure.
  • Recognize the capacity and the degree to which non-aeronautical activities contribute to the revenues of commercial airports.

Course Structure

  • Pre-Survey
  • Course Introduction
  • Module 1: International Air Transport Services 
  • Module 2: Market Access
  • Module 3: Airport Ownership, Control and Governance
  • Module 4: Economic Oversight of Airports
  • Module 5: Airport Operations
  • Module 6: Economic and Financial Management of Airports
  • Module 7: Non-aeronautical Activities at Airports
  • Final Exam

Primary Target Population

Primary target audience: 

CAAs and airport officers and managers with the function of government and regulatory affairs:

  • Airport General Manager/ Executive Director
  • Airport Finance Directors, Managers
  • Airport Marketing and Commercial Managers
  • Airport Operations Directors, Managers
  • Airport Consultants
  • Civil Aviation Authority Officials.

Secondary target audience: 

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


The Final Exam consists of 35 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

468.00 USD
Women Discount: 10% off
CAA Employee: 350.00 USD
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Course Info
Language: English
Delivery Mode: Online
Duration: 7 Hours
Level: Technical