Airfreight Forwarding Appreciation

Provided by The Logistics Academy

Course introduction



This course provides insights into airfreight forwarding operations, concepts and applicable documentations. Participants will gain an understanding of the role of airline, handling agents, rates and loading units.

Who Should Attend

Managers, executives and officers working in the airfreight forwarding industry.

People who want to learn more about airfreight practices of the forwarding industry.

Curriculum Overview

Programme Structure


  • History – Warsaw Convention sets the ground rules for international air carriage of persons, luggage, freight, postal & Diplomatic mails, Pets, Human Remain, Perishables and Dangerous Goods.
  • Air Transportation Governing Bodies
  • Civil Aviation Organizations
  • International Air Transportation Association (IATA)
  • Airfreight Practice – Parties Involved in the Carriage of Goods
  • Restrictions of Carriage by Air
  • Freight Rates & Tariffs
  • Computation of Charges
  • Chargeable Weight
  • Acceptance of Goods & Labeling & Marking
  • Classification of Goods & Documentary Requirements
  • Carriers’ Liability
  • Air Import Procedures
  • Competencies question for deeper understanding with written test.

Area of Studies


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

Duration & Intake

Programme Duration


1 day, 8 hours, 9am – 6pm.

Fees & Funding

  SLA Member Company Non-Member Self-Sponsored
Course Fee $398 $498 $498
GST $27.86 $34.86 $34.86
Application Fee $32.10 $32.10 $32.10
Total Fee
(payable to TLA)
$457.96 $564.96 $564.96
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 payments facilities are not available) :
Overseas – Telegrahic transfer
Local – Cheque or bank transfer