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Akbar Academy

2nd Floor,Global Plaza, Vanchikulam Road, West Gate - Near Rly. Station , Poothole , Thrissur - 680004
District: Thrissur (Kerala)
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Akbar Academy, the Travel & Tourism training institute was started by Akbar Travels of India, the No.1 Travel Company in India established in 1978. Akbar Academy won the best performance award for 2009-2010 for IATA Authorized training centers from International Air Transport Association, Montreal Canada.Akbar Academy is an award winning IATA Training center offering various courses.

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 Course(s) Offered by Akbar Academy  in IATA/ UFTAA/ FIATA Centers
IATA / FIATA Cargo Introductory Course | IATA / FIATA Cargo Rating Course | IATA / FIATA Dangerous Goods Regulations | IATA / UFTAA Consultant Course | IATA / UFTAA GDS Fares and Ticketing
1 .
Medium of Instruction
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IATA/FIATA Introductory Course Diploma, the IATA/FIATA Introductory Course is one of the requirements for accreditation as an IATA Cargo Agent. The Introductory Course takes into account a number of changes in the air cargo industry and the evolution of the industry towards the adoption of the Montreal Protocol.

Course Features

  • Industry regulations; ICAO -IATA - FIATA
  • The air cargo agency; The IATA cargo agent -The consolidator
  • World geography; IATA 3-letter codes -time differences -calculation of transportation times
  • Use of Guides; the OAG Air Cargo Guide
  • Aircraft; bulk loading limitations -Unit Load
  • Devices (ULDs) Handling facilities; aircraft and cargo terminal facilities
  • Air cargo acceptance
  • Cargo booking procedures
  • Cargo automation
  • Air cargo rates and charges; application of TACT (The Air Cargo Tariff)
  • The Air Waybill; completion - labelling and marking

2 .
1.Traffic and operations staff of international air cargo.2..Sales and marketing staff of cargo agents and consolidators.3.Sales, reservations and acceptance staff of airlines, airport handling and surface transportation companies.4.Shipping department staff of manufacturers, wholesalers, importers and exporters..5.All staff of cargo agents, airlines and manufacturers who wish to expand or refresh their knowledge of current international air cargo rating and handling procedures.
Medium of Instruction
Other Details
Persons holding the IATA/FIATA International Air Cargo Rating Diploma are considered qualified under the terms of the IATA Resolutions applicable to IATA 's accreditation of Cargo Agents.

Course Features

  • Review of basic cargo rating principles: The Air Cargo Tariff (TACT)-IATA areas and sub areas ,chargeable weight rates and charges Air Waybill completion
  • Currency regulations, conversion rates - rounding off procedures
  • Construction rates (general cargo, specific commodity and class rates)
  • Combination of rates and charges (international general cargo rates, specific commodity and class rates)
  • Mixed consignments; declaration of the goods - rating - Air Waybill completion
  • ULDs, definitions, specifications, classification and identification of ULDs - general rules governing the use of ULDs,ULD charges

3 .
Staff working in Freight forwarding. Knowledge of dangerous goods regulations is necessary for preparation of cargo documents.
Medium of Instruction
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Course Features

  • IATA Dangerous Goods Regulations Manual
  • Tools for safe handling
  • Identification, Marking, Packing & Documentation
  • Loading & storage
  • Operators / Shippers responsibilities

4 .
1.Students who have completed the Foundation Course or the previous Standard Course.2.Travel consultants with some industry experience, who wish to upgrade their professional competence.3.Staff of tour operators and consolidators, and airlines.
Medium of Instruction
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By successfully completing the two-paper examination, one become a qualified holder of the IATA/UFTAA International Travel and Tourism Consultant Diploma.

Course Features


Geography in Travel Planning 2


  • Land Transport Rail 2
  • Land Transport Bus and Coach
  • Accommodation (other than hotels)
  • Water Transport Cruises and Private Charter
  • Tour Packages 2
  • Support Services
  • Law and Regulations 1
  • Selling Skills
  • Air Fares and Ticketing 2

5 .
1.Entry-level students 2. Travel consultants 3. Personnel of airlines, tour operators and consolidators 4.Internet travel suppliers
Medium of Instruction
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Course Features

  • Study one of these three GDS systems: Amadeus, Galileo or Sabre
  • Introduction to air fares, analysing itineraries and retrieving fares from a GDS
  • Introduction to the mileage system
  • Practice pricing one way and circle trips
  • Limitations on indirect travel, side trips and surface sectors
  • Backhauls, circle trips, journeys in different classes of service and alternative fare break points
  • Lowest combinations, round-the-world journeys, sales indicators and minimum checks
  • Currency conversion, taxes and practice ticketing