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Air Cargo Handling and Management

Build foundational knowledge of Air Cargo Handling Management and air cargo operations, including on-time performance, business management and strategic planning. Course 1 of 8 in the DASC MicroMasters program in Aviation Management.

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About this course

Air Cargo Handling and Management course is all about understanding:
Cargo training has an unparalleled track-record in helping thousands of air cargo professionals stay at the top of their game. We offer the industry’s most dynamic and innovative training solutions for every aspect of air cargo operations, including on-time performance, business management and strategic planning. Air cargo operations can be very complex. Precision delivery and safety rely on how well air cargo professionals are trained.

Taught by industry experts, our courses focus on industry best practices and change management to help you adapt to the increasingly complex air transport environment. We offer quality training solutions to respond to the diverse learning needs of the industry. These are the objectives highlighted for the learner to get basic information what is Air cargo is, how it is management and handled. This course also enables learner to get to know how cargo is carried, transported and delivered. This course will also make learners to understand what are the operations related to cargo? After having this course a learner will have a brief knowledge about Air Cargo handling and Management.

Quiz will be taken that leads to Certification.

What you'll learn


Unit 1:

Unit 2:

  • Main Cargo Carriers
  • Loading of Cargo

Unit 3:

  • Dangerous Goods
  • Dangerous Goods Categories
  • Dangerous Good Lecture
  • Marking labeling and other Requirement
  • Displaying hazards labels

Unit 4:

  • Displaying Handling Labels Types

Unit 5:

  • DGR Emergency Response Procedures

Unit 6:

  • Types of Aircrafts used in Cargo
  • International Air Cargo Transporters

Unit 7:

  • UPS Tour - Freight Facility
  • Things Carried as Cargo 2
  • Air cargo handling systems

Unit 8:

  • Factors effecting choice of Airport
  • Air cargo factors

Unit 9:

  • Environmental Effect of Air cargo
  • How to Reduce Environment Effect
  • Freedom of Air

Unit 10:

  • Baggage Booking and Loading
  • Off Loading Passenger, Cargo and Baggage
  • Future of Air cargo

Meet your instructors

John Tsitsiklis

Professor, Department of Aviation Management and
Business Science

Patrick Jaillet

Professor, Aviation Management and Business Science

Dimitri Bertsekas

Professor, Department of Aviation Management and
Business Science

Qing He

Teaching Assistant

Katie Szeto

Teaching Assistant

Kuang Xu

Teaching Assistant

Karene Chu

Lecturer and Research Scientist
DASC Aviation Business School

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Who can take this course?

Employees of aircraft Services Company, aviation company’s staff or any student of aviation. Or anyone who want to continue his/her career in aviation.

Length: 4 weeks
Effort: 1–4 hours per week
Price: £120
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Institution DASC UK
Subject: Air Cargo Handling Management
Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Language: English

Associated Programs:

Air Cargo Handling Management

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