Certificate Detail: DB-ALAW - Aviation Law Diploma

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About the Program

The Aviation Law Diploma program includes 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. 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.

Through a series of four courses, participants are 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 has been approved by The Florida Bar for General Continuing Legal Education (CLE) Credits and Aviation Law Certification Credits. The ERAU Aviation Regulation in the U.S. seminar has been approved by The Florida Bar for General Continuing Legal Education (CLE) Credits and Aviation Law Certification Credits. The ERAU and IATA short-courses and diploma are not eligible for academic credit toward a degree program.

Who Should Attend

  • 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

Course 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

Contact Us

Contact: Daytona Beach Professional Programs, Sarah Ochs
Email: dbproed@erau.edu
Tel: 386.226.6928


Four Required Courses for the Diploma:

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


Course Title Mandatory Year Span
Aviation Law in the U.S. (Virtual) Mandatory 3
Aviation Regulation in the U.S. (Virtual) Mandatory 3

Electives Required: 2