IATA is the International Air Transport Association having as members all the airlines, which conduct scheduled flights. It was founded in 1919 and by its regulations operate all the airlines and all travel agencies in the world.IATA issues Training Manuals and Training Programs for future and activ employees in the Air and Tourism industry.
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
The IATA Diplomas are recognized worldwide and they don’t have to be validated by any governmental or private authority.
Yes. All the instruction manuals of IATA for all study programs are printed in english. The adequate knowledge must be of the “Lower Diploma “ level, without at the same time, that one has to have this diploma. The vocabulary of the curicula is simple and it is repeated by our instructors.
The IATA examinationstake place in a Hotel nearby Athens and are supervised by Olympic Air staff. The form of the tests is to answer correctly a multiple choice questionnaire in english. The duration of the test is 3 hours.
The height limitations for women adopted by many airlines, are between 1.57m and 1.87m and for men between 1.60m and 1.90m.
Concerning the weight limitations they must be in analogy with the height, and the general outlook must be congruous.
The Air travel’s language is english. Every additional language knowledge is an advantage of the person.
The Attestation of Safety Training is a diploma validated by the Hellenic Civil Aviation the Authority (HCAA) and the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA). With this diploma one proves, that he/she has concluded the basic trainingof flight crew and has the work permit to fly. It is valid through out Europe and is accepted by every carrier in the world.
We would suggest to combine it with the ground handling diplomas (IATA FOUNDATION and IATA AIRPORT OPERATION DIPLOMA). So you can have a more competitive CV, and it will be easier for you to be employed by an Airline, if for some reason you don’t want to fly anymore.
The management training program of Harvard Manage Mentor (HMM), gives you access to the e-learning programm HMM.
The training material is compiled from 44 rich contented units, which is provided by the Harvard Business School Publishing, an university, which includes among its graduates, business leaders all over the world.
The program covers a full spectrum of the basic issues of management, administration and business organization, adequate to reinforce your skills in the main challenges, which you will face in your work enviroment, offering at the same timeprofessional development