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    How can I become an Aviation Lawyer


    Planning to become a lawyer in the aviation field? Searching for courses for knowing about acquisitions and contracts in aviation? Find suggesitons from experts on this page.

    I am planning on starting an aviation sales company in India.
    I would like to know if there is any diploma course in aviation law for acquisitions, contracts etc.
    I am a commercial pilot and I hold an engineering degree and would like to know more about the above information.
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  • The aviation industry is a special industry. To start and run a unit in this field, one should have good knowledge in both management and aviation law. So I appreciate your decision of going for a diploma or certification in aviation law. There are many courses in this line. Some important courses are mentioned below. You can go through the details and then decide on a suitable course for you.
    1. One-Year Post Graduate Diploma in Aviation Law & Air Transport Management: This course is offered by NALSAR University of Law, Hyderabad. This course will impart knowledge to the students in the legal as well as management aspect related to the aviation industry. The website of this university is http://nalsarpro.org/ and you can go through the same for further details. It is a correspondence course.
    2. International Air Law Diploma: The course is being offered by IATA. To complete this diploma the student has to select 4 electives and should pass in all the four. Then only the diploma will be awarded. The maximum duration allowed to complete this course is 3 years. You can go through the website https://www.iata.org/ for full details about the course.
    3. Certificate in Aviation Law: This is a course designed by Vikrant Pachnanda Law Chambers in association with Enhelion. This is an online course. The timing can be as per your convenience. The course is an introduction to Air Law. The institute's website is https://enhelion.com/. You can refer to the same for other details.

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  • Aviation law and aviation management are closely linked areas where one has to get expertise if one wants to operate an aviation management company or a business unit. Generally for admission to aviation law courses a degree of law is asked as an eligibility condition though some colleges might give admission to those candidates who you are having a degree in aeronautical Engineering and at least 3 year experience in aviation management. There are some post graduate diploma courses which give training and learning in the area of aviation management and though they are not specifically mentioned as law degree but they cover a lot of legal aspects related to safety and security and other legal considerations and might be useful for the purpose you have mentioned in your query.
    Some of the colleges from where one can pursue these aspirations are as follows -

    1. IFA Lancaster Degree College, Suvarna Jyothi Layout, Sir M Vishveshwaraiah Layout, Ganabharathi Post, Nagdevanahalli, Bhuvaneshwari Nagar, Nagadevanahalli, Bangalore, Karnataka
    Ph: 080-23241999, 9845632009, 9845006824

    2. Inspire Academy, 610, Pearl Plaza, Beside New McDonalds, Opposite Andheri Railway Station, Andheri (West), Mumbai, Maharashtra
    Ph: 8655408999, 9619114156, 8286700028

    3. Institute for Career Studies - ICS, Jai Singh Road, New Delhi
    Ph: 011-43644000, 011-23746035

    4. Institute of Logistics and Aviation Management, ILAM, Thaltej, Ahmedabad, Gujarat
    Ph: 8433988671

    5. Saraswati Aviation Academy, NH-56, Lucknow - Varanasi Highway, Sultanpur, Uttar Pradesh
    Ph: 0536-2231066, 9795458866, 9889031411, 8601351309

    Knowledge is power.

  • It is good that you come from the engineering background and you are working as a pilot. With your exposure in the aviation industry, I think, you are fully familiar with the mechanism of the structure of the plane, safety regulations while on the air and other related precautions while operating a plane.
    Your exposure with the legal law in case you have earned a Bachelors degree in law would be treated as one of your plus points. This course provides you deeper inputs relating to aviation laws and how best the legal problems relating to law can be solved.
    You may take up some postgraduate diploma in the aviation management for your familiarity with the different safety aspects and other legal issues. The following institutions would help you to achieve a better grasp of aviation law management.
    1) Saraswati Aviation Academy, Sultanpur, Uttar Pradesh - it is a two year postgraduate diplomas in the aviation law management giving you sufficient inputs in the laws connected with aviation laws.
    2) International Air Law Diploma - The course has been designed to familiarise the aspirants regarding the different regulations connected with safety and security to be deployed in the aviation industry apart from dealing with air traffic law. The duration of the course is of three years consisting of four papers and the aspirants have to pass all the four so as to secure the Diploma.


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