Air Conventions, Conditions of Contract by Air and eFreight

Provided by The Logistics Academy

Course introduction



To improve participants’ understanding of the legal framework in air cargo
To acquaint participants with efreight operational knowledge

Designed For

Personnel who are in air cargo sales/operation and claims handling.

Curriculum Overview

Programme Structure


  • Introduction to stakeholders of the air cargo industry (Principals & Agents)
  • Roles & responsibilities of various agents
  • Obligations of shippers/consignees/freight forwarders/ground handling agents/airlines
  • Nature, sources and principles of legal framework:-
  • Airlines’ General Conditions of Carriage
  • The Warsaw Regime – Warsaw Convention; Hague & Montreal Protocols
  • The Montreal Convention
  • Standard Air Waybill Conditions of Contract & Cautionary Notices
  • Claim procedure
  • Efreight – Why efreight? Electronic data; Electronic Air Waybill (eAWB), Multilateral eAWB Agreement

Area of Studies

At the end of the course, participants will:

  • know the legal instruments in air cargo industry and obligations/right of a claimant
  • know more about efreight operational procedures


A Certificate of Attendance will be awarded upon successful completion with 75% attendance.

Duration & Intake

Programme Duration

Next Intake Commencement Date:

28 Jul 2016, Thursday

Fees & Funding

  SLA Member Company Non-Member
Course Fee $598 $748 $748
GST $41.86 $52.36 $52.36
Application Fee $32.10 $32.10 $32.10
Total Fee
(payable to TLA)
$671.96 $832.46 $832.46
PIC Grant 60%
(or available tax deductions/ allowances)
(or available tax deductions/ allowances)

Payment will only be required after the course is confirmed.
(The status of the course would usually be advised one (1) month before the course start date.)

Payment mode (retail payment facilities are not available) :
Overseas – Telegrahic transfer
Local – Cheque or bank transfer