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Dates and Locations

Application Process Dates

  • Applications Open: 8 May 2024
  • Applications Close: 19 June 2024
  • Notification of Admission: Early July 2024

Asia Module Dates (participants are required to attend all four modules)

  • Module I & II – Airline & Aircrafts: 21-25 October 2024 Singapore
  • Module III – Trading & Finance: 8-13 May 2025 Tokyo
  • Module IV – Wrap-Up: 15-15 May  Tokyo (ISTAT Asia)


 ISTAT Professional Development Program Course (PDP) Asia, in association with PwC, will run for nine consecutive days 16-26 October 2023. Participants will take a deep dive into the airline industry, the design, manufacturing, maintenance and valuation of commercial aircraft, and the trading & financing of them. By participating in ISTAT PDP Asia, 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.