Air GeneralDangerous Goods Experience

Air General has been providing consistent, top quality, air cargo handling since 1961. With over one thousand employees, 25 US locations, 28 Airline Customers, we have the experience and accreditation to bring your organization top-notch, real-world training for handling dangerous goods by Air.

In 2014 IATA approved the application for Air General DG Academy to join IATA’s global training partner network as an IATA DG Accredited Training School (ATS). Air General is now part of an exclusive list of only 7 other US-based IATA Accredited Training Schools (ATS).


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IATAAccreddited Training School (ATS)

Air General is one of only 7 other IATA approved companies within the United States that is fully accredited to teach Dangerous Goods Handling By Air, including Radioactive and Non-Radioactive Material Handling by Air in the USA

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DG AcademyAir General Offers

  • An IATA Approved Instructor to guide students throughout the DGR and offer personalized assistance and real-world insight.
  • In-house training anywhere within the United States at your facility or location near you
  • A copy of the course material for students to keep
  • Certificates for those who successfully complete the course

Students Will Learn

IATA Dangerous Goods Regulations Manual

All students who take this course will leave with a full understanding of how to interpret and use the DGR when signing for international and domestic DG shipments.

Dangerous Goods Packaging Requirements and Labeling

Students will be able to identify the proper packaging requirements, labels, shipper/consignee information as well as any other requirements designated by IATA

Dangerous Goods Labeling

Students will learn how to check to make sure that the labeling is correct, up to date, matches the paperwork and complies with IATA regulations as well as Carrier and County restrictions

Documentation for Radioactive & Non-Radioactive Materials

Thoroughly understand the importance of the shopper's declaration and its significance. Understand the identification, packaging, marking and labeling of Radioactive Materials.

Recurrent and RevalidationTraining Available

Air General's DG Academy also offers a 3-day recurrent training program for those who hold a full dangerous goods certification and who need to become recurrent for non-radioactive AND offers a 4-day recurrent training program for full radioactive shipments. This course includes:

  • Knowledge check on all subjects covered in initial training
  • Comprehensive overview of new amendments, rules & regulations, and changes to the IATA DGR Manual

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