Introduction to Air Cargo (E-learning)

Cargo handling & logistics · Special cargo · E-learning · Certificate: Aviato Academy

Training information

  • Length of training: 3 hours
  • Language: French and Dutch
  • Certification: Aviato Academy certificate
  • Previous knowledge required: none
  • Price: €45 (VAT excluded)

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Target Audience

All employees (blue & white collar) who fulfill an operational role at an airport.


The first day at an airport can be somewhat overwhelming, with a lot of new information being communicated.

If one has never worked at an airport before, this can be overwhelming. The e-learning ‘Introduction to Air Cargo’ explains the most important topics and processes in air cargo.

This way, you will be well prepared to work in a complex airport environment.

After completing the e-learning, you will have the necessary basic knowledge about air cargo.

Course content

  • Recognize the importance of air cargo and the three most important reasons for choosing air cargo.
    • Value
    • Speed
    • Volume
  • Recognize the different airports within Belgium and their main functions.
  • Recognize the different players in the export and import process.
  • Recognize the different steps in the export and import process and the responsibilities that go with it.
  • Recognize the different types of goods that can be transported by air freight and the conditions attached to their transport.
  • Knowledge of how the cost price of air freight is calculated.
  • Knowledge of the current and future digital situation.
  • Knowledge and understanding of the most important laws and regulations within air cargo.

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