In Greece, there are many private schools, which claim to provide high-quality aviation and tourism studies. Students, parents and professionals must be certain that they have chosen wisely. MEGA AIRLINES STUDIES has all the certifications to prove the validity, expertise and top academic level of each program.

The diplomas that IATA or IATA-FIATA offers signify much more than ordinary degrees. They are professional “tools” certified by the two largest organizations in Aviation and Tourism.


MEGA AIRLINES STUDIES is the largest IATA Training Center (ITC) and the only IATA Authorized Training School (ATS) in Greece. Moreover, we have recently become an IATA Regional Training Partner (RTP) in Europe and we are now authorized to organize international aviation seminars.

Graduates have all the guarantees for a successful professional career, because:

  • Travel agencies are required to have employees with IATA diplomas.
  • MEGA AIRLINES STUDIES curriculum is designed and approved by the Technical Committee of IATA, the largest organization for Aviation and Tourism worldwide.
  • Diplomas are also approved by the World Association of Travel Agents UFTAA (Universal Federation of Travel Agents Associations), an organization based in Montreal aiming to ensure professionals who wish to pursue careers in the Aviation and Tourism Industry.
  • All courses are taught by experienced professionals and authorized instructors.
  • IATA diplomas are globally recognized and considered as prerequisite for a successful professional career in airlines, travel agencies, as well as in keys positions, such as travel agents and managers.

IATA (International Air Transport Association)

The International Air Transport Organization (IATA) is a trade association including the most dynamic airline companies in the world. It was founded in Havana, Cuba, on 19 April 1945.

The modern IATA is the successor to the International Air Traffic Association founded in the Hague in 1919 – the year of the world’s first international scheduled services.  IATA now represents some 290 airlines in 120 countries. Carrying 82% of the world’s air traffic, IATA members include the world’s leading passenger and cargo airlines.

IATA Authorized Training Centers (ATCs)

IATA Authorized Training Centers (ATCs) are independent training facilities authorized to teach specific IATA training courses and diplomas for aviation, tourism and cargo.

IATA Accredited Training Schools (ATSs)

IATA Accredited Training Schools (ATSs) are training centers authorized by IATA to provide quality, harmonized and accepted dangerous goods training in areas of vital importance to the aviation industry.

The certificates issued by MEGA AIRLINES STUDIES are accredited by IATA.

IATA Regional Training Partners (RTPs)

Regional Training Partners (RTPs) are independent aviation training organizations that offer IATA classroom courses on their premises delivered by IATA instructors, using official IATA course materials. The aim is to meet travel market’s needs and create new business opportunities for the participants.



The Hellenic Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) is a civil service for the management of

airtransport, the State Airports of the country, the monitoring of compliance with all aircraft safety regulations and air traffic in the Greek national airspace, per domestic and international aviation law, as well as the maintenance of aircraft registration and mortgage book.


The European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) is a European Union (EU) agency, with regulatory and executive tasks in the field of civil aviation security. It was created on 15 July 2003 and became fully operational in 2008 taking over the duties of the Joint Aviation Authorities (JAA). EASA’s responsibilities include carrying out safety analysis and research, approving foreign operators, implementing and monitoring safety rules (including inspections in member states), giving type-certification of aircraft and components, as well as approving organizations involved in the design, manufacture and maintenance of aeronautical products.



National Organization for the Certification of Qualifications & Vocational Guidance (EOPPEP).