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ISTAT PDP Americas

Dates and Locations

2024-25 Application Process Dates

  • Applications Open: 4 March 2024
  • Applications Close: 1 April 2024
  • Notification of Admission: Early May 2024

Applications have closed for 2024.

2024-25 Americas Course Module Dates (participants are required to attend all four modules)

  • Module I - Airlines: 27-29 August 2024 – Chicago
  • Module II - Aircraft: 19-21 November 2024 – Seattle
  • Module III - Trading & Finance: 4-6 February 2025 – New York
  • Module IV - Wrap-Up: 2-4 March 2025 – Phoenix (ISTAT Americas 2025)

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ISTAT’s Professional Development Program (PDP) in association with PwC takes a deep dive into the airline industry, the design, manufacturing, maintenance and valuation of commercial aircraft, and the trading & financing of them. Participants will also profit from valuable networking time with peers and industry leaders at unique events during each module. Industry experts from ISTAT’s membership will lead sessions, sharing insights on the business.

In addition to the technical skills gained in each module, participants will learn negotiation, presentation and communication skills. 


ISTAT PDP features instructors of the highest caliber – individuals who are industry leaders and ISTAT members with a wealth of knowledge and experience. Interactions and engagements with these industry icons will be one of the key differentiators of this program. Participants will benefit from exposure to the broader community of professionals within the commercial aircraft trading and financing industry. 

Student Resources

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