U.S. Aviation Law Diploma

ERAU Course approved by The Florida Bar for CLE Credits!


 

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University – Daytona Beach Campus has joined forces with the International Air Transport Association (IATA) to offer you a U.S. Aviation Law Diploma

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University – Daytona Beach Campus has joined forces with the International Air Transport Association (IATA) to offer you a U.S. Aviation Law Diploma.

This program will include a comprehensive overview of U.S. regulation and legislation and their application to aviation from two of the leading aviation and continuing education trainers across the globe.

Through a series of four courses, participants will be introduced to administrative law and the role of the Federal Aviation Administration in the rule making process. Complete the four courses in a three-year period to earn an ERAU & IATA Diploma in U.S. Aviation Law. Courses may also be completed independently and all participants will receive an Embry-Riddle Certificate of Participation for each ERAU Course as well as Continuing Education Units (CEUs). The ERAU U.S. Aviation Law seminar in December 2016 has been approved by The Florida Bar for 26.0 General Continuing Legal Education (CLE) Credits.   The ERAU and IATA short-courses and Diploma are not eligible for academic credit toward a degree program.

Four Required Courses:

Learning Objectives:
Upon completion of this diploma, you will be able to:

  • Understand the legal and regulatory environment as it pertains to the airline industry
  • Understand the framework of government regulations which govern Part 121 airline operations
  • Demonstrate the creation, drafting and management principles of aviation contracts
  • Identify legal factors in purchasing insurance coverage and how hull and liability risks are insured
  • Understand how to navigate the complex issues related to aviation litigation
  • Identify critical issues to successfully represent certificate holders in FAA enforcement actions
  • Identify key issues related to representing clients with unmanned aerial system (UAS) issues

Target Audience

  • Airline, aircraft and aviation lawyers & legal professionals
  • U.S. and International legal counselors & advisors
  • Government affairs representatives
  • Aircraft leasing and finance executives
  • Lawyers interested in learning more about the growing field of unmanned aerial system (UAS) law
  • Lawyers involved in handling aviation law matters before administrative agencies

How to obtain your diploma

  1. Register for each of the four required courses (in any order)
  2. Complete all four courses in a three year period
  3. Contact the IATA training team to request your joint Diploma

ERAU Course Descriptions

U.S. Aviation Law: An Overview of the Laws Affecting Airlines, Pilots, and Passengers.

Upon completing this course you will be able to:

  • Understand the legal and regulatory environment as it pertains to those working in the airline industry.
  • Understand the role that the U.S. Congress as well as executive branch agencies such as the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) and the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) play in enacting and enforcing laws.
  • Understand the role that federal government plays in addressing problems in the industry.

Continuing Education Credit

Approved by The Florida Bar: Continuing Legal Education (CLE) Credits 26.0 (General)
Certification Credits: Aviation Law 26.0

Continuing Education Unit: CEU 2.4

Aviation Regulation in the United States: An Understanding of the Role that Executive Branch Agencies Play in Aviation

Upon completing this course you will be able to:

  • Understand the framework of DOT regulations which govern Part 121 airline operations.
  • Understand the framework of FAA regulations.
  • Understand how the FAA enforcement process and the role that the NTSB plays in hearing appeals from certificate holders.

Continuing Education Credit

Continuing Legal Education:

Approved by The Florida Bar: Continuing Legal Education (CLE) Credits 22.5 (General)
Certification Credits: Aviation Law 22.5

Continuing Education Unit: CEU 2.0

ERAU Course Schedule


U.S. Aviation LawDec. 5-7, 2017Daytona Campus,FL $1,200 EB/$1,500 ST
U.S. Aviation RegulationApr. 3-5, 2018Daytona Campus,FL $1,200 EB/$1,500 ST

Register Now for ERAU Seminars

For information on the IATA courses, please visit the IATA Aviation Law website

To receive the U.S. Aviation Law Diploma, an individual must successfully complete all four courses (in any order) in a three-year time period.