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Air Cargo Basics eLearning

The Air Cargo Basics course has been designed to give the participants an overview about air cargo to obtain a “big picture” about the different stakeholder involved and the fundamental elements of air cargo operations.

Course Information

This course is designed for

  • Cargo personnel

  • Airline staff

  • Airport Operator’s personnel

  • Freight forwarders

  • Postal and express parcel handling personnel

Learning objectives

Upon completion of this course, a course participant will be able to:

  • gain an overview about the aspects of air cargo operations

  • learn different service providers and stakeholders and their role at air cargo operations obtain an overview of aircraft, equipment and air cargo airport operations

  • learn how to prepare air cargo for transport and rating principles

  • understand environmental and sustainable policies in air cargo business

  • learn the competitive advantage of air cargo and future trends

Course content

  • Course introduction

  • Global air cargo business

  • Aircraft and equipment

  • Preparing cargo for transport

  • Air cargo rating

  • Airport operations

  • The future of air cargo

  • Course Summary

  • Final Test

Course duration

Time required to study this course is 90 minutes.

Certificate awarded

Upon successful completion of the final test, a participant will be awarded with an eCertificate.

Final test information
  • Final test delivery method:
    Non-supervised online test can be taken in the end of the course

  • Final test format: Multiple choice questions

  • Number of questions: 20 (drawn from a question bank)

  • Pass mark: 80% correct answers

Course references
  • IATA Cargo Handling Manual (CHM)

  • IATA Airport Handling Manual (AHM)

  • IATA ULD Regulations (ULDR)

  • IATA Live Animals Regulations (LAR)

  • IATA Perishable Cargo Regulations (PER)

  • IATA, Temperature Control Regulations (TCR)


Language versions
Final test information
  • English

  • Spanish

  • Chinese




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This eLearning course is only available for companies, not for private individuals. Course is available in all locations globally 24/7. Course can be studied immediately after purchase.


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