3 Day Masterclass in Aviation Finance | Terrapinn Training
3 day Masterclass

Aviation Finance



This is an interactive professional training course designed to help you understand revenues, balance sheets, liabilities in the aviation industry.

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expand your knowledge

Learn how to interpret various financial statements, as well as how to improve overall profitability and solvency

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develop new skills

Master effective financial and fleet planning, plus how to drive organisational performance through financial KPIs

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gain strategic advantage

Get to grips with risk management for aviation, and learn how to develop a turnaround strategy for an airline


This intensive three-day course is designed for financial and accounting professionals within the aviation industry who are looking to brush up on their strategic finance and planning skills. C-level executives in the aviation sector will also benefit from attending, by gaining a comprehensive overview of accounting and finance principles in the airline industry, as well as how to turn around a struggling airline.

In just 3 days you will:

  • Get to grips with revenues and expenses in the aviation industry
  • Master the income statement and balance sheet
  • Get up to speed on assets and liabilities in aviation
  • Understand the importance of cash
  • Learn how to read and interpret the cash flow statement
  • Consider the interrelationship of various financial statements and how to boost profitability
  • Get to grips with airline financial systems
  • Master effective financial planning
  • Gain a comprehensive overview of fleet planning
  • Get to grips with risk management for aviation
  • Learn how to turn a struggling airline around

Organisations that will benefit:

  • Airlines
  • Aviation Authorities
  • Suppliers
  • Banks
  • Law Firms
  • Consultancy Firms
  • Government and Regulators
  • Investors

Who will attend:

  • Financial analysts
  • Aircraft analysts
  • CFO
  • Financial controllers
  • Analysts
  • Credit managers
  • Risk managers
  • Corporate finance

Course Agenda

  • Big Picture
  • Speed Networking
  • Opening and introduction
  • Revenues and expenses
  • The income statement
  • Group activity: Read and interpret the income statement of an airline assigned to each group Comment on the numbers and metrics, and develop an action plan for profit improvement
  • Cash
  • The cash flow statement
  • Reading and interpreting the cash flow statement
  • Sources and uses of cash in an airline
  • Group activity
  • Financial statements: putting it all together
  • Case study
  • Airline financial systems
  • Financial planning
  • Fleet planning
  • Exercise: Examine a provided financial plan and associated fleet plan and comment on the airline’s strategic direction
  • Risk management and opportunity cost
  • Financial adversity and turnarounds
  • Case study:Review a case of a struggling airline
  • Open Q&A session
  • Personal action plans
  • Course recap and feedback
  • Wrap

For further information please call: +44 (0)207 092 1045

  • “The depth and knowledge of my trainer was extremely impressive. In 3 days I have had, without a doubt, a masterclass on the industry. Truly world class.”

    - Gordon Dowall Potter, Past Delegate

  • “Well worth 3 days of study!”

    - Syed Hamza, Past Delegate

  • “The training was excellent! I give it a 10 and will get my trainer's support for my next challenges.”

    - Head of Partnerships & Customer Loyalty at Avis Budget, Past Delegate

  • “Extremely constructive course with a very good dynamic and passionate trainer.”

    - Managing Director at BNP Paribas, Past Delegate

  • “Impressive and cooperative trainer who wanted to make sure the delegates understood.”

    - Budgeting, Planning & Reporting Manager, Past Delegate


We can come to you too! If you have a team of six or more, why not hold a private course? Our experts come to you and the course is tailored to your requirements.

Call +44 (0)20 7092 1045 (United Kingdom)
or +65 6322 2333 (Asia Pacific)
for more details