Course Detail: DLAW - Aviation Law in the U.S.


The Aviation Law course is part of the U.S. Aviation Law Diploma in partnership with IATA and introduces participants to administrative law and the role of the FAA in the rule making process. Participants will learn the framework for government regulations and develop a legal and regulatory environment as it pertains to the airline industry. 

The ERAU U.S. Aviation Law seminar has been approved by The Florida Bar for 20.0 General Continuing Legal Education (CLE) Credits and 20.0 Aviation Law Certification Credits. The ERAU and IATA short-courses and diploma are not eligible for academic credit toward a degree program.

The Aviation Law course can be taken independently or toward the U.S. Aviation Law Diploma, offered in conjunction with IATA. 

Who Should Attend

Because the FAA affects every individual and department, professionals working in various capacities across the aviation industry can benefit from this knowledge including:

  • 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

After completing this course you should be able to demonstrate a comprehensive and broad-based understanding of:

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

Cancellation Policy

A cancellation charge of $100 will be assessed on any standard cancellations. A late cancellation charge of 25% of the course registration fee will be assessed on cancellations occurring within 14 days of the start of the course.

Available Sessions