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Cargo Operations Programme
AIR Cargo
Foundation Course


After completion of this programme, the participant will be able to:

  • Be familiar with the basics of Air cargo industry
  • Have a clear understanding of the fundamental principles and regulations governing the activities in the
    processing of air cargo
  • Understand the Delivery Methods of aircrafts and ULD’s
  • Be able to introduce the TACT Rules, Rates Manuals and other IATA publications used in air cargo industry
  • Read, interpret the information correctly and execute an Air Waybill as per IATA standards
  • Understand the various booking procedures and documentations required in air cargo transportation
  • Gain knowledge of the legality of the Conditions of Contract
  • Accept air cargo shipments and handle Special Cargo
Course Content
  • Overview of Air Cargo Industry
  • Aviation phonetics/ IMP Codes/ Definitions and Abbreviations
  • Introduction to regulatory authorities and trade organizations in air cargo
  • Introduction to TACT Manuals and Basic Geography
  • Delivery Methods of Aircrafts and Floor Load limitations
  • Unit Load Device
  • Cargo Acceptance Procedures
  • Special cargo – Acceptance and Handling
  • Cargo Documentation
  • Rates and charges
Target Group
  • New operations/ sales professionals working with Cargo Agents, Freight forwarders
  • Cargo operations/ sales employee of Cargo GHA/ Airlines
Course Duration
  • 5 days
Delivery Method
  • Classroom Training
  • Internal / External Faculty